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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] VMXAssist: Bug fix (selector initialization)

  • To: Guy Zana <guy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 May 2007 22:11:11 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 20 May 2007 14:07:28 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: Acea8NzqwaJQXijoT0OJdI8E07f9aAAF1ozoAARQuiAAAnqKdA==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] VMXAssist: Bug fix (selector initialization)

On 20/5/07 21:23, "Guy Zana" <guy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The limit should specify the number of bytes in the segment (Section 2.4.4 Vol
> 3A),
> (Which is exactly the sizeof of the struct :))
> Maybe the VMCS are treated differently?

No, it's just one of many examples of lazy wording in the Intel manuals. I
am certain that my original explanation is correct.

 -- Keir

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