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SubjectRe: [RFC Part2 PATCH v3 13/26] KVM: SVM: Add KVM_SEV_INIT command
On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 11:23:26AM -0500, Brijesh Singh wrote:
> I am okay with moving it on the stack but just to give context why
> I went in this way. The physical address of data is given to the
> device (in this case SEV FW). I was not sure if its okay to pass the
> stack address to the device.

Why would it not be ok?

> Additionally, the FW spec requires us to zero all the fields -- so we
> need to memset if we allocate it on the stack.

What do you think kzalloc() does internally? :)

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