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Re: [Xen-devel] Performance problem about address translation

å 2015-07-06, Mon, 15:44:53 ,Andrew Cooper ååï
On 06/07/2015 08:22, xinyue wrote:

    For I want to translate the virtual address in HVM DomU to virtual address in Xen. But when I use the function paging_gva_to_gfn and get_gfn, I can feel the performance down quickly, the machine become very hot and then I have to force the machine shutting down.

Your machine clearly isn't cooled sufficiently, which is the first problem.

The codes I used as below:
    uint32_t pfec = PFEC_page_present;
    unsigned long gfn;
    unsigned long mfn;
    unsigned long virtaddr;
    struct vcpu *vcpu = current;
    struct domain *d = vcpu->domain;

    gfn = paging_gva_to_gfn(current, 0xc0290000, &pfec);
    mfn = get_gfn(d, gfn, &t);
    virtaddr = map_domain_page(mfn_x(mfn));

I also use the dbg_hvm_va2mfn function in debug.c, performance problem still present.

Walking pagetables in software is slow.  There is no getting around this.

Your performance problems will be caused by performing the operation far too often.  You should find a way to reduce this.

Thanks very much, I think I only do this for just once. And after the thanslation is done, the performance is not turn to normal. Does that mean that if I wait long enough it will recovery?

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