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[Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-ppc for-2.10] [PATCH V3 2/5] target/ppc: Flush TLB on w

From: Suraj Jitindar Singh
Subject: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-ppc for-2.10] [PATCH V3 2/5] target/ppc: Flush TLB on write to PIDR
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:43:46 +1100

The PIDR (process id register) is used to store the id of the currently
running process, which is used to select the process table entry used to
perform address translation. This means that when we write to this register
all the translations in the TLB become outdated as they are for a
previously running process. Thus when this register is written to we need
to invalidate the TLB entries to ensure stale entries aren't used to
to perform translation for the new process, which would result in at best
segfaults or alternatively just random memory being accessed.

Signed-off-by: Suraj Jitindar Singh <address@hidden>
Reviewed-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>
 target/ppc/helper.h         | 1 +
 target/ppc/misc_helper.c    | 8 ++++++++
 target/ppc/translate_init.c | 8 +++++++-
 3 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/target/ppc/helper.h b/target/ppc/helper.h
index 6d77661..bb6a94a 100644
--- a/target/ppc/helper.h
+++ b/target/ppc/helper.h
@@ -709,6 +709,7 @@ DEF_HELPER_FLAGS_1(load_601_rtcu, TCG_CALL_NO_RWG, tl, env)
 DEF_HELPER_FLAGS_1(load_purr, TCG_CALL_NO_RWG, tl, env)
 DEF_HELPER_2(store_sdr1, void, env, tl)
+DEF_HELPER_2(store_pidr, void, env, tl)
 DEF_HELPER_FLAGS_2(store_tbl, TCG_CALL_NO_RWG, void, env, tl)
 DEF_HELPER_FLAGS_2(store_tbu, TCG_CALL_NO_RWG, void, env, tl)
 DEF_HELPER_FLAGS_2(store_atbl, TCG_CALL_NO_RWG, void, env, tl)
diff --git a/target/ppc/misc_helper.c b/target/ppc/misc_helper.c
index fa573dd..0e42178 100644
--- a/target/ppc/misc_helper.c
+++ b/target/ppc/misc_helper.c
@@ -88,6 +88,14 @@ void helper_store_sdr1(CPUPPCState *env, target_ulong val)
+void helper_store_pidr(CPUPPCState *env, target_ulong val)
+    PowerPCCPU *cpu = ppc_env_get_cpu(env);
+    env->spr[SPR_BOOKS_PID] = val;
+    tlb_flush(CPU(cpu));
 void helper_store_hid0_601(CPUPPCState *env, target_ulong val)
     target_ulong hid0;
diff --git a/target/ppc/translate_init.c b/target/ppc/translate_init.c
index aa0c44d..79f17a0 100644
--- a/target/ppc/translate_init.c
+++ b/target/ppc/translate_init.c
@@ -394,6 +394,12 @@ static void spr_write_sdr1 (DisasContext *ctx, int sprn, 
int gprn)
     gen_helper_store_sdr1(cpu_env, cpu_gpr[gprn]);
+/* PIDR */
+static void spr_write_pidr(DisasContext *ctx, int sprn, int gprn)
+    gen_helper_store_pidr(cpu_env, cpu_gpr[gprn]);
 /* 64 bits PowerPC specific SPRs */
 #if defined(TARGET_PPC64)
 static void spr_read_hior (DisasContext *ctx, int gprn, int sprn)
@@ -8200,7 +8206,7 @@ static void gen_spr_power8_book4(CPUPPCState *env)
                      KVM_REG_PPC_ACOP, 0);
     spr_register_kvm(env, SPR_BOOKS_PID, "PID",
                      SPR_NOACCESS, SPR_NOACCESS,
-                     &spr_read_generic, &spr_write_generic,
+                     &spr_read_generic, &spr_write_pidr,
                      KVM_REG_PPC_PID, 0);
     spr_register_kvm(env, SPR_WORT, "WORT",
                      SPR_NOACCESS, SPR_NOACCESS,

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