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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 4/4] x86: fix pinned cache attribute handling

>>> On 28.03.14 at 14:19, <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> - make sure UC- is only used for PAT purposes (MTRRs and hence EPT
>   don't have this type)
> - add order input to "get", and properly handle conflict case (forcing
>   an EPT page split)
> - properly detect (and refuse) overlaps during "set"
> - properly use RCU constructs
> - support deleting ranges through a special type input to "set"
> - set ignore-PAT flag in epte_get_entry_emt() when "get" succeeds
> - set "get" output to ~0 (invalid) rather than 0 (UC) on error (the
>   caller shouldn't be looking at it anyway)
> - move struct hvm_mem_pinned_cacheattr_range from header to C file
>   (used only there)
> Note that the code (before and after this change) implies the GFN
> ranges passed to the hypercall to be inclusive, which is in contrast
> to the sole current user in qemu (all variants). It is not clear to me
> at which layer (qemu, libxc, hypervisor) this would best be fixed.

Actually I think I should point you guys more explicitly at the above
(forgot to Cc you when sending the patch).


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