Re: [PATCH v2] KVM: x86: check PIR even for vCPUs with disabled APICv

From: Sean Christopherson
Date: Thu Nov 18 2021 - 11:18:34 EST

On Thu, Nov 18, 2021, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> The IRTE for an assigned device can trigger a POSTED_INTR_VECTOR even
> if APICv is disabled on the vCPU that receives it. In that case, the
> interrupt will just cause a vmexit and leave the ON bit set together
> with the PIR bit corresponding to the interrupt.
> Right now, the interrupt would not be delivered until APICv is re-enabled.
> However, fixing this is just a matter of always doing the PIR->IRR
> synchronization, even if the vCPU has temporarily disabled APICv.
> This is not a problem for performance, or if anything it is an
> improvement. First, in the common case where vcpu->arch.apicv_active is
> true, one fewer check has to be performed. Second, static_call_cond will
> elide the function call if APICv is not present or disabled. Finally,
> in the case for AMD hardware we can remove the sync_pir_to_irr callback:
> it is only needed for apic_has_interrupt_for_ppr, and that function
> already has a fallback for !APICv.
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Co-developed-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@xxxxxxxxxx>

For my bits:

Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@xxxxxxxxxx>