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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/2] x86: Fix missing core serialization on migration
On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 1:12 PM, Mathieu Desnoyers
<mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com> wrote:
> x86 can return to user-space through sysexit and sysretq, which are not
> core serializing. This breaks expectations from user-space about
> sequential consistency from a single-threaded self-modifying program
> point of view in specific migration patterns.
>
> Feedback is welcome,

We should check with Intel. I would actually be surprised if the I$
can be out of sync with the D$ after a sysretq. It would actually
break things like "read code from disk" too in theory.

Hpa? Can you check?

Linus

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