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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] VMX: allocate APIC access page from domain heap

On 18/12/15 07:50, Jan Beulich wrote:
> ... since we don't need its virtual address anywhere (it's a
> placeholder page only after all). For this to work (and possibly be
> done elsewhere too) share_xen_page_with_guest() needs to mark pages
> handed to it as Xen heap ones.
> To be on the safe side, also explicitly clear the page (not having done
> so was okay due to the XSA-100 fix, but is still a latent bug since we
> don't formally guarantee allocations to come out zeroed, and in fact
> this property may disappear again as soon as the asynchronous runtime
> scrubbing patches arrive).
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> ---
> v2: Introduce free_shared_domheap_page().

Thanks.  This is much clearer.

Reviewed-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

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