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From: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 11:13:25 +0000
Subject: [PATCH 3/5] virtio: don't enable notifications during polling

RH-Author: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>
Message-id: <20200109111325.559557-2-stefanha@redhat.com>
Patchwork-id: 93298
O-Subject: [RHEL-AV-8.2.0 qemu-kvm PATCH 1/1] virtio: don't enable notifications during polling
Bugzilla: 1789301
RH-Acked-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
RH-Acked-by: Sergio Lopez Pascual <slp@redhat.com>
RH-Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>

Virtqueue notifications are not necessary during polling, so we disable
them.  This allows the guest driver to avoid MMIO vmexits.
Unfortunately the virtio-blk and virtio-scsi handler functions re-enable
notifications, defeating this optimization.

Fix virtio-blk and virtio-scsi emulation so they leave notifications
disabled.  The key thing to remember for correctness is that polling
always checks one last time after ending its loop, therefore it's safe
to lose the race when re-enabling notifications at the end of polling.

There is a measurable performance improvement of 5-10% with the null-co
block driver.  Real-life storage configurations will see a smaller
improvement because the MMIO vmexit overhead contributes less to
latency.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>
Message-Id: <20191209210957.65087-1-stefanha@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
(cherry picked from commit d0435bc513e23a4961b6af20164d1c6c219eb4ea)
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Danilo C. L. de Paula <ddepaula@redhat.com>
---
 hw/block/virtio-blk.c      |  9 +++++++--
 hw/scsi/virtio-scsi.c      |  9 +++++++--
 hw/virtio/virtio.c         | 12 ++++++------
 include/hw/virtio/virtio.h |  1 +
 4 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/hw/block/virtio-blk.c b/hw/block/virtio-blk.c
index 4c357d2..c4e55fb 100644
--- a/hw/block/virtio-blk.c
+++ b/hw/block/virtio-blk.c
@@ -764,13 +764,16 @@ bool virtio_blk_handle_vq(VirtIOBlock *s, VirtQueue *vq)
 {
     VirtIOBlockReq *req;
     MultiReqBuffer mrb = {};
+    bool suppress_notifications = virtio_queue_get_notification(vq);
     bool progress = false;
 
     aio_context_acquire(blk_get_aio_context(s->blk));
     blk_io_plug(s->blk);
 
     do {
-        virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 0);
+        if (suppress_notifications) {
+            virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 0);
+        }
 
         while ((req = virtio_blk_get_request(s, vq))) {
             progress = true;
@@ -781,7 +784,9 @@ bool virtio_blk_handle_vq(VirtIOBlock *s, VirtQueue *vq)
             }
         }
 
-        virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 1);
+        if (suppress_notifications) {
+            virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 1);
+        }
     } while (!virtio_queue_empty(vq));
 
     if (mrb.num_reqs) {
diff --git a/hw/scsi/virtio-scsi.c b/hw/scsi/virtio-scsi.c
index 54108c0..e2cd1df 100644
--- a/hw/scsi/virtio-scsi.c
+++ b/hw/scsi/virtio-scsi.c
@@ -597,12 +597,15 @@ bool virtio_scsi_handle_cmd_vq(VirtIOSCSI *s, VirtQueue *vq)
 {
     VirtIOSCSIReq *req, *next;
     int ret = 0;
+    bool suppress_notifications = virtio_queue_get_notification(vq);
     bool progress = false;
 
     QTAILQ_HEAD(, VirtIOSCSIReq) reqs = QTAILQ_HEAD_INITIALIZER(reqs);
 
     do {
-        virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 0);
+        if (suppress_notifications) {
+            virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 0);
+        }
 
         while ((req = virtio_scsi_pop_req(s, vq))) {
             progress = true;
@@ -622,7 +625,9 @@ bool virtio_scsi_handle_cmd_vq(VirtIOSCSI *s, VirtQueue *vq)
             }
         }
 
-        virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 1);
+        if (suppress_notifications) {
+            virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 1);
+        }
     } while (ret != -EINVAL && !virtio_queue_empty(vq));
 
     QTAILQ_FOREACH_SAFE(req, &reqs, next, next) {
diff --git a/hw/virtio/virtio.c b/hw/virtio/virtio.c
index 04716b5..3211135 100644
--- a/hw/virtio/virtio.c
+++ b/hw/virtio/virtio.c
@@ -432,6 +432,11 @@ static void virtio_queue_packed_set_notification(VirtQueue *vq, int enable)
     }
 }
 
+bool virtio_queue_get_notification(VirtQueue *vq)
+{
+    return vq->notification;
+}
+
 void virtio_queue_set_notification(VirtQueue *vq, int enable)
 {
     vq->notification = enable;
@@ -3384,17 +3389,12 @@ static bool virtio_queue_host_notifier_aio_poll(void *opaque)
 {
     EventNotifier *n = opaque;
     VirtQueue *vq = container_of(n, VirtQueue, host_notifier);
-    bool progress;
 
     if (!vq->vring.desc || virtio_queue_empty(vq)) {
         return false;
     }
 
-    progress = virtio_queue_notify_aio_vq(vq);
-
-    /* In case the handler function re-enabled notifications */
-    virtio_queue_set_notification(vq, 0);
-    return progress;
+    return virtio_queue_notify_aio_vq(vq);
 }
 
 static void virtio_queue_host_notifier_aio_poll_end(EventNotifier *n)
diff --git a/include/hw/virtio/virtio.h b/include/hw/virtio/virtio.h
index c32a815..6a20442 100644
--- a/include/hw/virtio/virtio.h
+++ b/include/hw/virtio/virtio.h
@@ -224,6 +224,7 @@ int virtio_load(VirtIODevice *vdev, QEMUFile *f, int version_id);
 
 void virtio_notify_config(VirtIODevice *vdev);
 
+bool virtio_queue_get_notification(VirtQueue *vq);
 void virtio_queue_set_notification(VirtQueue *vq, int enable);
 
 int virtio_queue_ready(VirtQueue *vq);
-- 
1.8.3.1