[PATCH 0/2] kvm: disable virtualization on kdump

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Wed Oct 29 13:03:22 EDT 2008

Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Most of the reason I was wondering is that the cpu hardware probing
> largely seems to be a duplicate of what we have in the core for
> probing cpu capabilities already, and could likely be made smaller
> by building upon the existing codebase.

We use the core cpuid functions, or are you referring to something else?

>> svm can writeback into memory at odd times if we don't do this, and the cost is
>> small - clear a bit in EFER.  There's no reason to be lazy.
> Especially if we can clear that bit unconditionally (when
> EFER is present) I'm all for it.

That is the case.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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