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SubjectRe: [PATCH] deal with interrupt shadow state for emulated instruction
Avi Kivity wrote:
>
> The comment about repeating 'mov ss' in the manual has that wonderful
> word in it, May. That means we're perfectly allowed to ignore it and
> just set the flag unconditionally.
>

Realistically, though, this should only be done for a limited number of
sequential instructions.

> I doubt we'll ever see a repeated 'mov ss', once is more than enough.

True enough, except maliciously.

-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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