Re: [PATCH] KVM: nVMX: Always enable TSC scaling for L2 when it was enabled for L1
From: Dongli Zhang
Date: Tue Jul 12 2022 - 16:12:41 EST
On 7/12/22 6:50 AM, Vitaly Kuznetsov wrote:
> Windows 10/11 guests with Hyper-V role (WSL2) enabled are observed to
> hang upon boot or shortly after when a non-default TSC frequency was
> set for L1. The issue is observed on a host where TSC scaling is
Would you mind helping clarify if it is L1 or L2 that hangs?
The commit message "Windows 10/11 guests with Hyper-V role (WSL2)" confuses me
if it is L1 or L2 (perhaps due to my lack of knowledge on hyper-v) that hangs.
Thank you very much!
> supported. The problem appears to be that Windows doesn't use TSC
> frequency for its guests even when the feature is advertised and KVM
> filters SECONDARY_EXEC_TSC_SCALING out when creating L2 controls from
> L1's. This leads to L2 running with the default frequency (matching
> host's) while L1 is running with an altered one.
> Keep SECONDARY_EXEC_TSC_SCALING in secondary exec controls for L2 when
> it was set for L1. TSC_MULTIPLIER is already correctly computed and
> written by prepare_vmcs02().
> Signed-off-by: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@xxxxxxxxxx>
> arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c | 1 -
> 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> index 778f82015f03..bfa366938c49 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c
> @@ -2284,7 +2284,6 @@ static void prepare_vmcs02_early(struct vcpu_vmx *vmx, struct loaded_vmcs *vmcs0
> SECONDARY_EXEC_VIRTUAL_INTR_DELIVERY |
> SECONDARY_EXEC_APIC_REGISTER_VIRT |
> SECONDARY_EXEC_ENABLE_VMFUNC |
> - SECONDARY_EXEC_TSC_SCALING |
> if (nested_cpu_has(vmcs12,