[v3,08/11] x86/xen: save and restore steal clock during PM hibernation

Message ID 5c3be5c7519b1f63a51b08abc388c33bd6f66661.1598042152.git.anchalag@amazon.com
State New
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  • [v3,01/11] xen/manage: keep track of the on-going suspend mode
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Anchal Agarwal Aug. 21, 2020, 10:29 p.m.
Save/restore steal times in syscore suspend/resume during PM
hibernation. Commit '5e25f5db6abb9: ("xen/time: do not
decrease steal time after live migration on xen")' fixes xen
guest steal time handling during migration. A similar issue is seen
during PM hibernation.
Currently, steal time accounting code in scheduler expects steal clock
callback to provide monotonically increasing value. If the accounting
code receives a smaller value than previous one, it uses a negative
value to calculate steal time and results in incorrectly updated idle
and steal time accounting. This breaks userspace tools which read

top - 08:05:35 up  2:12,  3 users,  load average: 0.00, 0.07, 0.23
Tasks:  80 total,   1 running,  79 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  0.0%us,  0.0%sy,  0.0%ni,30100.0%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi, 0.0%si,-1253874204672.0%st

This can actually happen when a Xen PVHVM guest gets restored from
hibernation, because such a restored guest is just a fresh domain from
Xen perspective and the time information in runstate info starts over
from scratch.

v1->v2: Removed patches that introduced new function calls for saving/restoring
        sched clock offset and using existing ones that are used during LM

Signed-off-by: Anchal Agarwal <anchalag@amazon.com>
 arch/x86/xen/suspend.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/suspend.c b/arch/x86/xen/suspend.c
index 550aa0fc9465..b12db6966af6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/suspend.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/suspend.c
@@ -99,6 +99,7 @@  static int xen_syscore_suspend(void)
+	xen_manage_runstate_time(-1);
 	xrfp.domid = DOMID_SELF;
 	xrfp.gpfn = __pa(HYPERVISOR_shared_info) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
@@ -119,7 +120,7 @@  static void xen_syscore_resume(void)
+	xen_manage_runstate_time(0);