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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 3/4] x86/xen/time: setup vcpu 0 time info page
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On 10/03/2017 07:55 AM, Joao Martins wrote:
> In order to support pvclock vdso on xen we need to setup the time
> info page for vcpu 0 and register the page with Xen using the
> VCPUOP_register_vcpu_time_memory_area hypercall. This hypercall
> will also forcefully update the pvti which will set some of the
> necessary flags for vdso. Afterwards we check if it supports the
> PVCLOCK_TSC_STABLE_BIT flag which is mandatory for having
> vdso/vsyscall support. And if so, it will set the cpu 0 pvti that
> will be later on used when mapping the vdso image.
>
> The xen headers are also updated to include the new hypercall for
> registering the secondary vcpu_time_info struct.
>
> Signed-off-by: Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@oracle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>

Reviewed-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovksy@oracle.com>


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