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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/11] KVM updates for Linux 2.6.24-rc review
    Avi Kivity wrote:
    > The following patches fix fallout from the main 2.6.24 KVM merge. An
    > exception is the movnti emulation patch, which adds support for Linux
    > 2.6.16 guests.
    > The patches can be found in kvm.git in the branch kvm-updates-2.6.24.
    > There is also a branch kvm-updates-2.6.25 which will form the basis of
    > the next merge window submission.
    > Please review the patches and let me know if something is wrong or if
    > a patch is missing.

    Laurent, I believe the following patch (in kvm-updates-2.6.25) needs to
    go into 2.6.24 as well. Can you comment on this?

    > commit 6de232e39be372f85bea96eb741962acc7fcb1f7
    > Author: Laurent Vivier <>
    > Date: Mon Oct 1 11:01:06 2007 +0200
    > KVM: x86 emulator: Correct management of REP prefix
    > This patch corrects some errors appearing when we have an
    > emulation failure
    > on an operation using REP prefix.
    > When x86_emulate_insn() fails, saving EIP and ECX is not enough as
    > emulation
    > should have modified other registers like RSI or RDI. Moreover,
    > the emulation
    > can fail on the writeback, and in this case we are not able to restore
    > registers.
    > At beginning of x86_emulate_insn(), we restore registers from vcpu
    > as they were
    > not modified by x86d_decode_insn() and we save EIP to be able to
    > restore it
    > in case of failure.

    error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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