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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 0/8] PVH MTRR initial state

>>> On 03.07.18 at 10:17, <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2018 at 11:59:26AM +0200, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The following patches set a sane initial MTRR state for both Dom0 and
>> DomU PVH guests. Note that for Dom0 the host MTRR state is used, OTOH
>> for DomU the default MTRR type is set to write-back.
>> This should avoid guests having to setup some kind of MTRR state in
>> order to boot.
>> This has been rebased on top of a couple of fixes/improvements from Jan,
>> which are also included in the series.
>> Thanks, Roger.
>> Jan Beulich (2):
>>   x86/HVM: improve MTRR load checks
>>   x86/mtrr: split "enabled" field into two boolean flags
>> Roger Pau Monne (6):
>>   mtrr: introduce mask to get VCNT from MTRRcap MSR
>>   hvm/mtrr: add emacs local variables block with formatting info
>>   hvm/mtrr: use the hardware number of variable ranges for Dom0
>>   hvm/mtrr: copy hardware state for Dom0
>>   libxc/pvh: set default MTRR type to write-back
>>   docs/pvh: document initial MTRR state
> Hello,
> Patches #2, #3, #4 and #8 don't have any reviews yet.

I don't think #4 needs any review. If I was to commit the series (i.e. if
Andrew gave an ack on #2 and #3) I'd put this in without any further
tags. I've been considering the same for #8.

But committing will have to wait anyway until after 4.11 was tagged.


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