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authorGleb Natapov <gleb@redhat.com>2009-08-24 11:54:26 +0300
committerAvi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>2009-12-03 09:32:08 +0200
commit680b3648ba89c44ac8d0316f78a0d6e147b88809 (patch)
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KVM: Drop kvm->irq_lock lock from irq injection path
The only thing it protects now is interrupt injection into lapic and this can work lockless. Even now with kvm->irq_lock in place access to lapic is not entirely serialized since vcpu access doesn't take kvm->irq_lock. Signed-off-by: Gleb Natapov <gleb@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c')
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c2
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c b/arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c
index 144e7f60b5e..fab7440c9bb 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c
@@ -688,10 +688,8 @@ static void __inject_pit_timer_intr(struct kvm *kvm)
struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu;
int i;
- mutex_lock(&kvm->irq_lock);
kvm_set_irq(kvm, kvm->arch.vpit->irq_source_id, 0, 1);
kvm_set_irq(kvm, kvm->arch.vpit->irq_source_id, 0, 0);
- mutex_unlock(&kvm->irq_lock);
/*
* Provides NMI watchdog support via Virtual Wire mode.