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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] KVM: SVM: Notify nested hypervisor of lost event injections
On 10/08/2009 06:22 PM, Joerg Roedel wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 06:12:28PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
>
>> On 10/08/2009 12:03 PM, Joerg Roedel wrote:
>>
>>> From: Alexander Graf<agraf@suse.de>
>>>
>>> If event_inj is valid on a #vmexit the host CPU would write
>>> the contents to exit_int_info, so the hypervisor knows that
>>> the event wasn't injected.
>>>
>>> We don't do this in nested SVM by now which is a bug and
>>> fixed by this patch.
>>>
>> We need to start thinking about regression tests for these bugs. It
>> would be relatively easy to set up something with save->cr3 == cr3
>> (i.e. no isolation, mmu virtualization, etc.).
>>
> Should be doable with a in-kernel regression test-suite module, I think.
> Triggering such (race-condition like) test cases from userspace is
> somewhat hard.
>
>

Isn't it sufficient, for this case, to inject a nested interrupt when
the nested idt is not mapped?

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