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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 07/20] kvm: x86/mmu: Support zapping SPTEs in the TDP MMU
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On 21/10/20 19:24, Yu Zhang wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 07:20:15PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> On 21/10/20 17:02, Yu Zhang wrote:
>>>> void kvm_tdp_mmu_free_root(struct kvm *kvm, struct kvm_mmu_page *root)
>>>> {
>>>> + gfn_t max_gfn = 1ULL << (boot_cpu_data.x86_phys_bits - PAGE_SHIFT);
>>>> +
>>> boot_cpu_data.x86_phys_bits is the host address width. Value of the guest's
>>> may vary. So maybe we should just traverse the memslots and zap the gfn ranges
>>> in each of them?
>>>
>>
>> It must be smaller than the host value for two-dimensional paging, though.
>
> Yes. And using boot_cpu_data.x86_phys_bits works, but won't it be somewhat
> overkilling? E.g. for a host with 46 bits and a guest with 39 bits width?

It would go quickly through extra memory space because the PML4E entries
above the first would be empty. So it's just 511 comparisons.

Paolo

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