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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/2] x86: Add "virt flags"
Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> hm, i think extending the already existing flags category sounds like a
> better solution than the separate virtual CPU flags line in
> /proc/cpuinfo. We already have self-invented flag entries (such as
> X86_FEATURE_NOPL), and adding more for virtualization would be quite
> natural to do, as long as it's reasonably close to the meaning of a 'CPU
> feature'.
>
> Peter, what would be your preference?
>

It probably makes sense to separate these out as a separate word,
especially if they come from the hardware in any reasonable way. But
yes, adding them to the feature array makes sense.

-hpa


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