Re: [PATCH v2 8/10] KVM: MMU: prefetch ptes when intercepted guest#PF
From: Xiao Guangrong
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 21:02:25 EST
Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>>> Also prefetch should be disabled for EPT, due to lack of accessed bit.
>> But we call mmu_set_spte() with speculative == false, it not touch the accessed bit.
> There is no accessed bit on EPT. So the aging code (kvm_age_rmapp)
> considers any present translation as accessed. There is no way to
> distinguish between actually accessed translations and prefetched (but
> unused) ones.
You are right, i'll disable the prefetch for EPT in the next version, thanks for
you point it out.
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