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From: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <Elliott@hp.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	H Peter Anvin <h.peter.anvin@intel.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Kani, Toshimitsu" <toshi.kani@hp.com>,
	"Knippers, Linda" <linda.knippers@hp.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] x86: Add support for the pcommit instruction
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:27:55 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1422466075.14725.7.camel@theros.lm.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150128172127.GF7569@pd.tnic>

On Wed, 2015-01-28 at 18:21 +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 05:10:46PM +0000, Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) wrote:
> > Should this patch series also add defines for the virtual 
> > machine control data structure changes?
> > 
> > 1. Add the new VM-Execution Controls bit 21 as
> >     SECONDARY_EXEC_PCOMMIT_EXITING 0x00200000
> > to arch/x86/include/asm/vmx.h.
> > 
> > 2. Add the new exit reason of 64 (0x41) as
> > 	EXIT_REASON_PCOMMIT  64
> > to arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/vmx.h and (with a
> > VMX_EXIT_REASONS string) to usr/include/asm/vmx.h.
> > 
> > 3. Add a kvm_vmx_exit_handler to arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c.
> 
> These look like a separate patchset for kvm enablement to me.

Agreed, I think they are a separate patch set.


  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-28 20:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-27 16:53 [PATCH v3 0/2] add support for new persistent memory instructions Ross Zwisler
2015-01-27 16:53 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] x86: Add support for the pcommit instruction Ross Zwisler
2015-01-28 10:58   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-01-28 17:10   ` Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)
2015-01-28 17:21     ` Borislav Petkov
2015-01-28 17:27       ` Ross Zwisler [this message]
2015-02-11 22:24   ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-02-19  0:29   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-02-19  1:15     ` Ingo Molnar
2015-02-19 17:21       ` Ross Zwisler
2015-02-19 17:33         ` Borislav Petkov
2015-02-19 17:41           ` Ross Zwisler
2015-01-27 16:53 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] x86: Add support for the clwb instruction Ross Zwisler
2015-01-28 10:58   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-02-11 22:25   ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-02-19  0:29   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-04-02 20:31     ` Ross Zwisler
2015-04-03  5:04       ` Ingo Molnar
2015-04-03  5:10   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm: Add support for the CLWB instruction tip-bot for Ross Zwisler
2015-02-05 16:24 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] add support for new persistent memory instructions Ross Zwisler

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