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    SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 14/35] subarch modify CPU capabilities
    * Keir Fraser (Keir.Fraser@cl.cam.ac.uk) wrote:
    >
    > On 22 Mar 2006, at 08:35, Zachary Amsden wrote:
    >
    > >That's pretty heinous. Suppose Xen decides to start supporting any of
    > >these features. Now, you need to change all of the Xen modified
    > >kernels to remove pieces of this.
    >
    > Well, old kernels would still work and most of those features aren't
    > all that useful in a virtualised environment anyway. But, point taken,
    > adding a hypervisor trap for CPUID and making use of it would clean up
    > that code.

    Agreed, added to todo.

    thanks,
    -chris
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