[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/amd: fix crash as Xen Dom0 on AMD Trinity systems

On 05/30/2012 07:39 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 03:10:02PM +0200, Andre Przywara wrote:
>> Because we are behind a family check before tweaking the topology
>> bit, we can use the standard rd/wrmsr variants for the CPUID feature
>> register.
>> This fixes a crash when using the kernel as a Xen Dom0 on affected
>> Trinity systems. The wrmsrl_amd_safe is not properly paravirtualized
>> yet (this will be fixed in another patch).
> So with a rdmsrl_amd_safe and wrmsrl_amd_safe being implemented in
> the pv_cpu_ops - would this patch even be neccessary?

That is still bogus;  a better thing would be to implement the _regs
interface.  Even better would be to trap and emulate rdmsr/wrmsr!


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

Xen-devel mailing list



Lists.xenproject.org is hosted with RackSpace, monitoring our
servers 24x7x365 and backed by RackSpace's Fanatical Support®.