Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] Enable SMEP CPU Feature

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Tue May 17 2011 - 07:45:15 EST

On 05/17/2011 02:38 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Depends if the guest uses a read-modify-write pattern or not. We could do it
> transparently in kvm.ko, since the real cr4 need not corresponds to the guest
> notion (for example, we often set cr0.wp or cr0.ts even though the guest
> wants them clear).

Oh, being transparent is a nice touch when it comes to security measures
(catching attackers who think there's no SMEP and such) - but that would need
KVM support and a new ioctl to configure it, right?


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