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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv2 1/3] x86/ept: remove unnecessary sync after resolving misconfigured entries

> From: David Vrabel [mailto:david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 2:50 AM
> When using EPT, type changes are done with the following steps:
> 1. Set entry as invalid (misconfigured) by settings a reserved memory
> type.
> 2. Flush all EPT and combined translations (ept_sync_domain()).
> 3. Fixup misconfigured entries as required (on EPT_MISCONFIG vmexits or
> when explicitly setting an entry.
> Since resolve_misconfig() only updates entries that were misconfigured,
> there is no need to invalidate any translations since the hardware
> does not cache misconfigured translations (vol 3, section 28.3.2).
> Remove the unnecessary (and very expensive) ept_sync_domain() calls).
> Signed-off-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Kevin Tian <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>

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