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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/kvm: Disable KVM_ASYNC_PF_SEND_ALWAYS
On Tue, Apr 07, 2020 at 06:49:03PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > 2. Access to bad memory results in #MC. Sure, #MC is a turd, but it’s an *architectural* turd. By all means, have a nice simple PV mechanism to tell the #MC code exactly what went wrong, but keep the overall flow the same as in the native case.
> >
>
> Should we differentiate between two error cases. In this case memory is
> not bad. Just that page being asked for can't be faulted in anymore. And
> another error case is real memory failure. So for the first case it
> could be injected into guest using #PF or #VE or something paravirt
> specific and real hardware failures take #MC path (if they are not
> already doing so).

For handling memory failures with guests there's this whole thing
described Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst and KVM has support for that.

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