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-rw-r--r--virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c38
1 files changed, 27 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
index 97d27cd9c654..13dfe36501aa 100644
--- a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
+++ b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
@@ -1044,19 +1044,35 @@ static int stage2_set_pmd_huge(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_mmu_memory_cache
pmd = stage2_get_pmd(kvm, cache, addr);
VM_BUG_ON(!pmd);
- /*
- * Mapping in huge pages should only happen through a fault. If a
- * page is merged into a transparent huge page, the individual
- * subpages of that huge page should be unmapped through MMU
- * notifiers before we get here.
- *
- * Merging of CompoundPages is not supported; they should become
- * splitting first, unmapped, merged, and mapped back in on-demand.
- */
- VM_BUG_ON(pmd_present(*pmd) && pmd_pfn(*pmd) != pmd_pfn(*new_pmd));
-
old_pmd = *pmd;
if (pmd_present(old_pmd)) {
+ /*
+ * Multiple vcpus faulting on the same PMD entry, can
+ * lead to them sequentially updating the PMD with the
+ * same value. Following the break-before-make
+ * (pmd_clear() followed by tlb_flush()) process can
+ * hinder forward progress due to refaults generated
+ * on missing translations.
+ *
+ * Skip updating the page table if the entry is
+ * unchanged.
+ */
+ if (pmd_val(old_pmd) == pmd_val(*new_pmd))
+ return 0;
+
+ /*
+ * Mapping in huge pages should only happen through a
+ * fault. If a page is merged into a transparent huge
+ * page, the individual subpages of that huge page
+ * should be unmapped through MMU notifiers before we
+ * get here.
+ *
+ * Merging of CompoundPages is not supported; they
+ * should become splitting first, unmapped, merged,
+ * and mapped back in on-demand.
+ */
+ VM_BUG_ON(pmd_pfn(old_pmd) != pmd_pfn(*new_pmd));
+
pmd_clear(pmd);
kvm_tlb_flush_vmid_ipa(kvm, addr);
} else {