On 09/06/2015 06:01, Xiao Guangrong wrote:
On 05/28/2015 01:05 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
This is now very simple to do. The only interesting part is a simple
trick to find the right memslot in gfn_to_rmap, retrieving the address
space from the spte role word. The same trick is used in the auditing
The comment on top of union kvm_mmu_page_role has been stale forever,
Fortunately, we have documented these fields in mmu.txt, please do it for
'smm' as well. :)
+ * This is left at the top of the word so that
+ * kvm_memslots_for_spte_role can extract it with a
+ * simple shift. While there is room, give it a whole
+ * byte so it is also faster to load it from memory.
+ unsigned smm:8;
I suspect if we really need this trick, smm is not the hottest filed in
this struct anyway.
Note that after these patches it is used by gfn_to_rmap, and hence for