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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 3/4] xen/arm: introduce GNTTABOP_cache_flush

On Wed, 2014-10-08 at 12:54 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > Instead of this hypercall, could the guest clean/invalidate by set/way?
> >  I guess this would need a suitable IPA which could be obtained by some
> > (offset) 1:1 mapping in the stage 2 tables?
> I wish I could: as the clean/invalidate by set/way is implementation
> specific, there is now way to use it to clean a specific range of
> addresses.

Clean by set/way is basically unusable except in very specific
circumstances (e.g. tearing down prior to a suspend). It's certainly not
usable on an active SMP system.



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