[PATCH v2 1/5] x86/cpufeatures: Add CPUID feature bit for Idle HLT intercept

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From: Manali Shukla <Manali.Shukla@xxxxxxx>

The Idle HLT Intercept feature allows for the HLT instruction execution
by a vCPU to be intercepted by the hypervisor only if there are no
pending events (V_INTR and V_NMI) for the vCPU. When the vCPU is
expected to service the pending events (V_INTR and V_NMI), the Idle HLT
intercept won’t trigger. The feature allows the hypervisor to determine
if the vCPU is idle and reduces wasteful VMEXITs.

Presence of Idle HLT intercept feature for guests is indicated via CPUID
function 0x8000000A_EDX[30].

Signed-off-by: Manali Shukla <Manali.Shukla@xxxxxxx>
 arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
index a38f8f9ba657..a8c5dec042dc 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
@@ -381,6 +381,7 @@
 #define X86_FEATURE_V_SPEC_CTRL		(15*32+20) /* Virtual SPEC_CTRL */
 #define X86_FEATURE_VNMI		(15*32+25) /* Virtual NMI */
 #define X86_FEATURE_SVME_ADDR_CHK	(15*32+28) /* "" SVME addr check */
+#define X86_FEATURE_IDLE_HLT		(15*32+30) /* "" IDLE HLT intercept */
 /* Intel-defined CPU features, CPUID level 0x00000007:0 (ECX), word 16 */
 #define X86_FEATURE_AVX512VBMI		(16*32+ 1) /* AVX512 Vector Bit Manipulation instructions*/

base-commit: 2489e6c9ebb57d6d0e98936479b5f586201379c7

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