[PATCH v7 00/23] KVM: Extend Eager Page Splitting to the shadow MMU

David Matlack dmatlack at google.com
Thu Jun 23 16:50:45 PDT 2022

On Wed, Jun 22, 2022 at 03:26:47PM -0400, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> For the description of the "why" of this patch, I'll just direct you to
> David's excellent cover letter from v6, which can be found at
> https://lore.kernel.org/r/20220516232138.1783324-1-dmatlack@google.com.
> This version mostly does the following:
> - apply the feedback from Sean and other reviewers, which is mostly
>   aesthetic
> - replace the refactoring of drop_large_spte()/__drop_large_spte()
>   with my own version.  The insight there is that drop_large_spte()
>   is always followed by {,__}link_shadow_page(), so the call is
>   moved there
> - split the TLB flush optimization into a separate patch, mostly
>   to perform the previous refactoring independent of the optional
>   TLB flush
> - rename a few functions from *nested_mmu* to *shadow_mmu*

Thanks for the v7 Paolo!

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