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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 04/10] x86/espfix: use kernel-default PTE mask
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On 02/22/2018 01:59 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> I think it's good practice to just expose only the *minimal* amount of
>> data necessary. It's easier to audit and less likely to expose things
>> accidentall.
> But espfix64 is geniunely global. I'm confused.

I'm the confused one.

In my *first* set of patches to do this, I missed making the espfix64
area global. This new code apparently got it right, but I assumed the
"new" global area that showed up was a mistake, thus this patch.

I'll change this patch into a commenting patch that calls out the need
for keeping _PAGE_GLOBAL.

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