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

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 08:01:19AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >> I'm not following: If the AMD variants (putting a special value into
> >> %edi) can be freely replaced by the non-AMD variants, why did
> >> the AMD special ones get used in the first place?
> > Older CPUs (K8) needed the AMD variants, starting with family 10h we
> > can use the normal versions.
> So no, not correct.

I don't see what the problem is: the amd* variants shouldn't have been
used at all in the first place. Fullstop. The patch should've been doing
*msrl_safe from the get-go. Regardless of family.

So what's the issue?


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