[PATCH v2 1/3] KVM: selftests: Add safe_halt() and cli() helpers to common code

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Add safe_halt() and cli() helpers to processor.h to make them broadly
available in KVM selftests.

Suggested-by: Sean Christopherson <seanjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Manali Shukla <manali.shukla@xxxxxxx>
 .../selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h    | 17 +++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h
index 20c9e3b33b07..6de37f6b8ddc 100644
--- a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h
+++ b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h
@@ -1217,6 +1217,23 @@ static inline void kvm_hypercall_map_gpa_range(uint64_t gpa, uint64_t size,
+ * Execute HLT in an STI interrupt shadow to ensure that a pending IRQ that's
+ * intended to be a wake event arrives *after* HLT is executed.  Modern CPUs,
+ * except for a few oddballs that KVM is unlikely to run on, block IRQs for one
+ * instruction after STI, *if* RFLAGS.IF=0 before STI.  Note, Intel CPUs may
+ * block other events beyond regular IRQs, e.g. may block NMIs and SMIs too.
+ */
+static inline void safe_halt(void)
+	asm volatile("sti; hlt");
+static inline void cli(void)
+	asm volatile ("cli");
 void __vm_xsave_require_permission(uint64_t xfeature, const char *name);
 #define vm_xsave_require_permission(xfeature)	\

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