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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/kvm: Disable KVM_ASYNC_PF_SEND_ALWAYS
On Mon, Mar 09, 2020 at 08:05:18PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Andy Lutomirski <> writes:

> > I'm okay with the save/restore dance, I guess. It's just yet more
> > entry crud to deal with architecture nastiness, except that this
> > nastiness is 100% software and isn't Intel/AMD's fault.
> And we can do it in C and don't have to fiddle with it in the ASM
> maze.

Right; I'd still love to kill KVM_ASYNC_PF_SEND_ALWAYS though, even if
we do the save/restore in do_nmi(). That is some wild brain melt. Also,
AFAIK none of the distros are actually shipping a PREEMPT=y kernel
anyway, so killing it shouldn't matter much.

If people want to recover that, I'd suggest they sit down and create a
sane paravirt interface for this.

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