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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Clear VMCS if reusing after vcpu reset

  • To: "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 14:45:43 +0800
  • Delivery-date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:44:14 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Clear VMCS if reusing after vcpu reset

>From: Keir Fraser [mailto:Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: 2007年4月30日 14:41
>On 30/4/07 07:09, "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Clear whole page when VMCS is reused due to cpu hotplug.
>> construct_vmcs doesn't take care of all fields and some stale
>> content may make hardware unhappy.
>> Signed-off-by Kevin Tian <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>
>Which hotplug would that be? I can't see how vmx_create_vmcs() can
>be called
>more than once for any vcpu. It's called during vcpu creation and that's it
>afaics. The current check for v->arch.hvm_vmx.vmcs==NULL is
> -- Keir

Within HVM domain:
Echo "0" > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuN/online;
Echo "1" > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuN/online; 

Hvm_vcpu_reset is invoked as the result of receiving vINIT, which 
then goes to hvm_vcpu_initialise, vmx_vcpu_initialise, 


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