RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 15/16] vmx: nest: capability reporting MSRs
Christoph Egger wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 September 2010 17:22:23 Qing He wrote:
>> handles VMX capability reporting MSRs.
>> Some features are masked so L1 would see a rather
>> simple configuration
>> Signed-off-by: Qing He <qing.he@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Eddie Dong <eddie.dong@xxxxxxxxx>
> Are there any vmx capability features that are read out via cpuid ?
> If yes, then that code belongs into the tools patch.
That is in 16.txt, you can include in your code. Once you fixed the MAX LEAF
issue, I can ack that patch.
> In SVM the nestedhvm_vcpu_features hook is empty and for MSRs
> there are already two msr hooks namely msr_read_intercept and
> msr_write_intercept. I assume the functions below all called from
> there directly or indirectly.
No. this interception is for L1 guest.
> That renders the nestedhvm_vcpu_features hook useless and will remove
A step toward my wish of light weight wrapper, glad to see! The more you
removed, the more I can ack, untill the point only those necessary APIs were
left, such as nested EPT/NPT, heavily revisited interrupt injection API after
removing the new namespace.
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