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SubjectRe: [PATCH 40/70] x86/sev-es: Setup per-cpu GHCBs for the runtime handler
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On 4/14/20 1:04 PM, Tom Lendacky wrote:
>> set_memory_decrypted needs to check the return value. I see it
>> consistently return ENOMEM. I've traced that back to split_large_page
>> in arch/x86/mm/pat/set_memory.c.
>
> At that point the guest won't be able to communicate with the
> hypervisor, too. Maybe we should BUG() here to terminate further
> processing?

Escalating an -ENOMEM into a crashed kernel seems a bit extreme.
Granted, the guest may be in an unrecoverable state, but the host
doesn't need to be too.

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