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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] VMX: Eliminate cr3 store/load vmexit when UG enabled

>>> On 24.10.13 at 06:41, "Zhang, Yang Z" <yang.z.zhang@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Andrew Cooper wrote on 2013-10-23:
>> On 23/10/13 08:39, Yang Zhang wrote:
>>> From: Yang Zhang <yang.z.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> With the feature of unrestricted guest, there should no vmexit be
>>> triggered when guest accesses the cr3 in non-paging mode.
>>> Signed-off-by: Yang Zhang <yang.z.zhang@xxxxxxxxx>
>> You English here confused me for a bit.  I presume you mean "Xen
>> should not cause vmexits for cr3 accesses in unrestricted guests",
>> whereas the current meaning implies that hardware wont generate a
>> vmexit for cr3 accesses for unrestricted guests (which is not correct 
> according to the SDM).
> Apology for my poor English. Yes, your understanding is right.

So assuming we'll get an ack from one of the VMX maintainers,
should this then be committed with the suggested change to the
description? Also, Andrew, any more concerns regarding this
change (IOW did Yang address your earlier questions)?


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