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SubjectRe: [RFC Part2 PATCH v3 16/26] KVM: SVM: Add support for SEV LAUNCH_UPDATE_DATA command
On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 02:45:37PM -0500, Brijesh Singh wrote:
> Actually I don't know what should be sane upper bound in this case --
> typically we encrypt the guest BIOS using LAUNCH_UPDATE_DATA command.
> I have heard that some user may want to create a pre-encrypted image
> (which may contains guest BIOS + kernel + initrd) -- this can be huge.
>
> For SEV guest, we have been needing to pin the memory hence how about if
> we limit the number of pages to pin with rlimit ? The rlimit check can
> also include the guest RAM pinning.

rlimit sounds like a sensible thing to do. It would be interesting to
hear what the general policy is wrt guest sizes that KVM folk do ...

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