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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 25/35] KVM: x86: Update __get_sregs() / __set_sregs() to support SEV-ES
On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 03:15:39PM -0500, Tom Lendacky wrote:
> From: Tom Lendacky <>
> Since many of the registers used by the SEV-ES are encrypted and cannot
> be read or written, adjust the __get_sregs() / __set_sregs() to only get
> or set the registers being tracked (efer, cr0, cr4 and cr8) once the VMSA
> is encrypted.

Is there an actual use case for writing said registers after the VMSA is
encrypted? Assuming there's a separate "debug mode" and live migration has
special logic, can KVM simply reject the ioctl() if guest state is protected?

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