Re: [PATCH] vhost: support upto 509 memory regions

From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Tue Feb 17 2015 - 06:00:15 EST

On 17/02/2015 10:02, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > Increasing VHOST_MEMORY_MAX_NREGIONS from 65 to 509
> > to match KVM_USER_MEM_SLOTS fixes issue for vhost-net.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Igor Mammedov <imammedo@xxxxxxxxxx>
> This scares me a bit: each region is 32byte, we are talking
> a 16K allocation that userspace can trigger.

What's bad with a 16K allocation?

> How does kvm handle this issue?

It doesn't.

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