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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] KVM: MMU: cache guest page number to guest frame number
    On 02/22/2011 10:32 PM, Avi Kivity wrote:
    > On 02/22/2011 10:16 AM, Xiao Guangrong wrote:
    >> Cache guest page number to guest frame number to avoid walk guest page table
    >> frequently, the 'vtlb' idea is from Xen.
    >>
    >> Note:
    >> we can't use vtlb in ept guests since the guest tlb invalid operation is not
    >> intercept(reload CR3, invlpg), also can't used in L2 nnpt guest for the same
    >> reason, but we can used it to cache L1's npt page table.
    >>
    >
    > I'm not so hot about introducing a new mechanism strictly for older hosts... EPT exists in three generations of Intel processors now (Sandy Bridge, Westmere, and Nehalem), and NPT is significantly older.
    >

    Um...so, do we should stop the new features for softmmu, only bug fix is welcome? :-)


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