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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: Add VT-x machine check support v2
Andi Kleen wrote:
> KVM: Add VT-x machine check support v2
>
> VT-x needs an explicit MC vector intercept to handle machine checks in the
> hyper visor.
>
> It also has a special option to catch machine checks that happen
> during VT entry.
>
> Do these interceptions and forward them to the Linux machine check
> handler. Make it always look like user space is interrupted because
> the machine check handler treats kernel/user space differently.
>
> Thanks to Huang Ying and Jiang Yunhong for help and testing.
>
> Cc: ying.huang@intel.com
>
> v2: Handle machine checks still in interrupt off context
> to avoid problems on preemptible kernels.
>
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
>

Only applies with -C0. What tree was this generated against?

Please diff and test against latest kvm.git.

> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h 2009-06-04 16:12:31.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h 2009-06-04 16:15:20.000000000 +0200
> @@ -371,6 +371,8 @@
> unsigned long dr6;
> unsigned long dr7;
> unsigned long eff_db[KVM_NR_DB_REGS];
> +
> + u32 exit_reason;
> };
>

This should be in 'struct vcpu_vmx' (vmx.c), as it's vmx specific.

--
Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.



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