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authorMarc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>2013-04-02 17:46:31 +0100
committerMarc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>2013-06-12 16:42:19 +0100
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arm64: KVM: userspace API documentation
Unsurprisingly, the arm64 userspace API is extremely similar to the 32bit one, the only significant difference being the ONE_REG register mapping. Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>
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1 files changed, 39 insertions, 19 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
index 5f91eda91647..9bfadeb8be31 100644
--- a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ kvm_run' (see below).
4.11 KVM_GET_REGS
Capability: basic
-Architectures: all except ARM
+Architectures: all except ARM, arm64
Type: vcpu ioctl
Parameters: struct kvm_regs (out)
Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@ struct kvm_regs {
4.12 KVM_SET_REGS
Capability: basic
-Architectures: all except ARM
+Architectures: all except ARM, arm64
Type: vcpu ioctl
Parameters: struct kvm_regs (in)
Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
@@ -587,7 +587,7 @@ struct kvm_fpu {
4.24 KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP
Capability: KVM_CAP_IRQCHIP
-Architectures: x86, ia64, ARM
+Architectures: x86, ia64, ARM, arm64
Type: vm ioctl
Parameters: none
Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
@@ -595,14 +595,14 @@ Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
Creates an interrupt controller model in the kernel. On x86, creates a virtual
ioapic, a virtual PIC (two PICs, nested), and sets up future vcpus to have a
local APIC. IRQ routing for GSIs 0-15 is set to both PIC and IOAPIC; GSI 16-23
-only go to the IOAPIC. On ia64, a IOSAPIC is created. On ARM, a GIC is
+only go to the IOAPIC. On ia64, a IOSAPIC is created. On ARM/arm64, a GIC is
created.
4.25 KVM_IRQ_LINE
Capability: KVM_CAP_IRQCHIP
-Architectures: x86, ia64, arm
+Architectures: x86, ia64, arm, arm64
Type: vm ioctl
Parameters: struct kvm_irq_level
Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
@@ -612,9 +612,10 @@ On some architectures it is required that an interrupt controller model has
been previously created with KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP. Note that edge-triggered
interrupts require the level to be set to 1 and then back to 0.
-ARM can signal an interrupt either at the CPU level, or at the in-kernel irqchip
-(GIC), and for in-kernel irqchip can tell the GIC to use PPIs designated for
-specific cpus. The irq field is interpreted like this:
+ARM/arm64 can signal an interrupt either at the CPU level, or at the
+in-kernel irqchip (GIC), and for in-kernel irqchip can tell the GIC to
+use PPIs designated for specific cpus. The irq field is interpreted
+like this:
 bits: | 31 ... 24 | 23 ... 16 | 15 ... 0 |
field: | irq_type | vcpu_index | irq_id |
@@ -1831,6 +1832,22 @@ ARM 32-bit VFP control registers have the following id bit patterns:
ARM 64-bit FP registers have the following id bit patterns:
0x4030 0000 0012 0 <regno:12>
+
+arm64 registers are mapped using the lower 32 bits. The upper 16 of
+that is the register group type, or coprocessor number:
+
+arm64 core/FP-SIMD registers have the following id bit patterns. Note
+that the size of the access is variable, as the kvm_regs structure
+contains elements ranging from 32 to 128 bits. The index is a 32bit
+value in the kvm_regs structure seen as a 32bit array.
+ 0x60x0 0000 0010 <index into the kvm_regs struct:16>
+
+arm64 CCSIDR registers are demultiplexed by CSSELR value:
+ 0x6020 0000 0011 00 <csselr:8>
+
+arm64 system registers have the following id bit patterns:
+ 0x6030 0000 0013 <op0:2> <op1:3> <crn:4> <crm:4> <op2:3>
+
4.69 KVM_GET_ONE_REG
Capability: KVM_CAP_ONE_REG
@@ -2264,7 +2281,7 @@ current state. "addr" is ignored.
4.77 KVM_ARM_VCPU_INIT
Capability: basic
-Architectures: arm
+Architectures: arm, arm64
Type: vcpu ioctl
Parameters: struct struct kvm_vcpu_init (in)
Returns: 0 on success; -1 on error
@@ -2283,12 +2300,14 @@ should be created before this ioctl is invoked.
Possible features:
- KVM_ARM_VCPU_POWER_OFF: Starts the CPU in a power-off state.
Depends on KVM_CAP_ARM_PSCI.
+ - KVM_ARM_VCPU_EL1_32BIT: Starts the CPU in a 32bit mode.
+ Depends on KVM_CAP_ARM_EL1_32BIT (arm64 only).
4.78 KVM_GET_REG_LIST
Capability: basic
-Architectures: arm
+Architectures: arm, arm64
Type: vcpu ioctl
Parameters: struct kvm_reg_list (in/out)
Returns: 0 on success; -1 on error
@@ -2308,7 +2327,7 @@ KVM_GET_ONE_REG/KVM_SET_ONE_REG calls.
4.80 KVM_ARM_SET_DEVICE_ADDR
Capability: KVM_CAP_ARM_SET_DEVICE_ADDR
-Architectures: arm
+Architectures: arm, arm64
Type: vm ioctl
Parameters: struct kvm_arm_device_address (in)
Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
@@ -2329,18 +2348,19 @@ can access emulated or directly exposed devices, which the host kernel needs
to know about. The id field is an architecture specific identifier for a
specific device.
-ARM divides the id field into two parts, a device id and an address type id
-specific to the individual device.
+ARM/arm64 divides the id field into two parts, a device id and an
+address type id specific to the individual device.
 bits: | 63 ... 32 | 31 ... 16 | 15 ... 0 |
field: | 0x00000000 | device id | addr type id |
-ARM currently only require this when using the in-kernel GIC support for the
-hardware VGIC features, using KVM_ARM_DEVICE_VGIC_V2 as the device id. When
-setting the base address for the guest's mapping of the VGIC virtual CPU
-and distributor interface, the ioctl must be called after calling
-KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP, but before calling KVM_RUN on any of the VCPUs. Calling
-this ioctl twice for any of the base addresses will return -EEXIST.
+ARM/arm64 currently only require this when using the in-kernel GIC
+support for the hardware VGIC features, using KVM_ARM_DEVICE_VGIC_V2
+as the device id. When setting the base address for the guest's
+mapping of the VGIC virtual CPU and distributor interface, the ioctl
+must be called after calling KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP, but before calling
+KVM_RUN on any of the VCPUs. Calling this ioctl twice for any of the
+base addresses will return -EEXIST.
4.82 KVM_PPC_RTAS_DEFINE_TOKEN