Re: [RFC 00/16] KVM protected memory extension
From: Mike Rapoport
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 07:39:01 EST
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 01:16:14PM +0300, Liran Alon wrote:
> On 26/05/2020 9:17, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 04:47:18PM +0300, Liran Alon wrote:
> > > On 22/05/2020 15:51, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > >
> > Out of curiosity, do we actually have some numbers for the "non-trivial
> > performance cost"? For instance for KVM usecase?
> Dig into XPFO mailing-list discussions to find out...
> I just remember that this was one of the main concerns regarding XPFO.
The XPFO benchmarks measure total XPFO cost, and huge share of it comes
from TLB shootdowns.
It's not exactly measurement of the imapct of the direct map
fragmentation to workload running inside a vitrual machine.