Re: [PATCH 0/8 v3] KVM support for 1GB pages

From: Joerg Roedel
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 05:40:47 EST

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 02:03:22PM +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 06/19/2009 04:16 PM, Joerg Roedel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> this is the third version of the patches for KVM to support 1GB pages. Changes
>> to the last version include:
>> - changed reporting of 1GB page support to userspace to use
>> - added support for 1GB pages to the software page walker code too
>> This code still only can make use of 1GB pages with nested paging enabled. I
>> will give the shadow paging code another debug round soon. Please comment or
>> consider to apply these patches.
> Can you describe how the code fails with shadow paging?

After the rework it even fails to boot a guest with gbpages enabled. This week
is a bit tight but I will debug this further next week.


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