[PATCH v2 0/3] Add a test case for KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXIT

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By default, HLT instruction executed by guest is intercepted by hypervisor.
However, KVM_CAP_X86_DISABLE_EXITS capability can be used to not intercept

By default, vms are created with in-kernel APIC support in KVM selftests.
VM needs to be created without in-kernel APIC support for this test, so
that HLT will exit to userspace. To do so, __vm_create() is modified to not
call KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP ioctl while creating vm.

Add a test case to test KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXITS_HLT functionality.

Patch 1, 2 -> Preparatory patches to add the KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXITS_HLT test
Patch 3 -> Adds a test case for KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXITS_HLT

Testing done:
Tested KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXITS_HLT test case on AMD and Intel machines.

v1 -> v2
- Extended @shape to allow creation of VM without in-kernel APIC support
  (Andrew Jones)
- Changed the test case based on Andrew's comments.
- Few more changes to the test case to pass the address of the flag on
  which guest waits to execute HLT.

Manali Shukla (3):
  KVM: selftests: Add safe_halt() and cli() helpers to common code
  KVM: selftests: Extend @shape to allow creation of VM without
    in-kernel APIC
  KVM: selftests: Add a test case for KVM_X86_DISABLE_EXITS_HLT

 tools/testing/selftests/kvm/Makefile          |   1 +
 .../selftests/kvm/include/kvm_util_base.h     |  17 ++-
 .../selftests/kvm/include/x86_64/processor.h  |  17 +++
 tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/kvm_util.c    |   1 +
 .../selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/processor.c      |   4 +-
 .../kvm/x86_64/halt_disable_exit_test.c       | 120 ++++++++++++++++++
 6 files changed, 158 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/kvm/x86_64/halt_disable_exit_test.c

base-commit: e9da6f08edb0bd4c621165496778d77a222e1174

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