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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] VMX: fix VMCS race on context-switch paths

On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 06:20 -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> > > > On 15.02.17 at 11:27, <sergey.dyasli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > This is what I'm getting during the original test case (32 VMs reboot):
> > 
> > (XEN) [ 1407.789329] Watchdog timer detects that CPU12 is stuck!
> > (XEN) [ 1407.795726] ----[ Xen-4.6.1-xs-local  x86_64  debug=n  Not tainted 
> > ]----
> Hmm, this was with a non-debug build, so the ASSERT() in
> vmx_vmcs_reload() was a no-op, yet it would have been useful
> to know whether active_cpu was -1 when getting stuck here.
> Btw - there was no nested virt in the picture in your try, was
> there?

No nested virt is involved in the test case.

Is it worth giving your patch another try with removing ctxt_switch_same()
since we figured out that vmx_do_resume() will reload vmcs either way?
And I will also update vmx_vmcs_reload() from your last email.

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