[PATCH 0/2] kvm: disable virtualization on kdump
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Tue Oct 28 16:13:03 EDT 2008
Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost at redhat.com> writes:
> I am still wondering if a simple function pointer (instead of a full
> notifier interface) would be good enough. It looks like a reasonable
Oh sorry. As long as we do the whole rcu protected thing so it is safe
to call the function without taking locks it should work. I'm not
thrilled about a function pointer but it should work.
> I think I will get flamed if I try to pull to the core a bunch of code
> that always lived in the KVM module. 8)
Why is KVM modular anyway? That seems like some pretty core cpu functionality...
> And even if we pull those functions to the core, we will still have
> a function pointer on the new code anyway, because we would need to
> support vmx and svm.
Depending. It doesn't sound like svm has the problem where init doesn't
work so svm really doesn't need to do this.
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