Re: intel_pstate divide error with v3.13-rc4-256-gb7000ad
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri Dec 27 2013 - 16:38:32 EST
On Friday, December 27, 2013 06:17:47 PM Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> On 12/27/2013 06:01 PM, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 06:52:48PM +0200, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> >> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 03:15:39PM +0100, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> >>> [. . .]
> >>>>> KVM does not emulate P-states at all. intel_pstate_init() calls
> >>>>> intel_pstate_msrs_not_valid() before printing "Intel P-state driver
> >>>>> initializing." which suppose to fail since it checks that two reads of
> >>>>> MSR_IA32_APERF return different values, but KVM does not emulate this msr
> >>>>> at all, so both calls should return zero (KVM suppose to inject #GP, all rdmsrl
> >>>>> are patched to be rdmsrl_safe in a guest).
> >>>>> Anything interesting in host dmesg?
> >>> Heya Gleb,
> >>> Here's the relevant dmesg snippet (full dmesg, refer the attachment below):
> >> That's guest dmesg. What about host one?
> Here's host dmesg: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/attachment.cgi?id=119751
> >> Can you ftrace the failure?
> Can try, need some time (rest of the day I'll be away travelling,
> will try to do it over the weekend, and update the Kernel
> bugzilla with observations).
> > Ugh, it looks like guest dmesg but there are KVM messages there too ("[
> > 281.443662] kvm : vcpu0 unhandled rdmsr: 0xe8" is unhandled access
> > to MSR_IA32_APERF I was talking about above), so I guess this is nested
> > guest invocation?
> Yeah -- sorry, I forgot to note it's in a nested environment :(
> > Does it happen in non nested guest?
> I need to that.
> Note to self: Also try with a newer Kernel on the host.
Please try the patch I posted earlier today when you're at it:
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