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SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/20] KVM: x86 emulator: fix memory access during x86 emulation
On 03/06/2010 03:53 PM, Stefan Bader wrote:
> i Avi,
>
> we currently try to integrate this patch for an update into a 2.6.32 based
> system (amongst other kvm updates). But as soon as this patch gets added kvm
> will die on startup in kvm_leave_lazy_mmu. This has been documented here:
>
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/531823
>
> I have placed the backports of your patches, which are currently in linux-next
> and marked for stable here:
>
> git://kernel.ubuntu.com/smb/linux-2.6.32.y kvm
>
> I have tested the failure with a version that got only the following patches in:
> KVM: x86 emulator: Add Virtual-8086 mode of emulation
> KVM: x86 emulator: fix memory access during x86 emulation
> KVM: x86 emulator: Check IOPL level during io instruction emulation
> KVM: x86 emulator: Fix popf emulation
> KVM: x86 emulator: Check CPL level during privilege instruction emulation
>
> and also with a version that takes all stable patches up to the bad one:
> KVM: VMX: Trap and invalid MWAIT/MONITOR instruction
> KVM: x86 emulator: Add group8 instruction decoding
> KVM: x86 emulator: Add group9 instruction decoding
> KVM: x86 emulator: Add Virtual-8086 mode of emulation
> KVM: x86 emulator: fix memory access during x86 emulation
>
> But as soon as the fix for memory access gets added, the bug will occur. Would
> you have an idea what might be causing this?
>

Does the same guest, using the same qemu-kvm, work on kvm.git or upstream?

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