Re: [GIT PULL] x86/cpu changes for v3.9

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Tue Feb 19 2013 - 12:48:05 EST

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 09:38:31AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> My fault... I was tracking the fix and lost track of the thread.
> The problem is that the fix is necessary but not sufficient, as it
> introduces an undesirable host-guest dependency. In order to allow
> neerw guests to work on older hosts we also should use the
> {rd,wr}msr_safe() functions to manipulate this MSR, with a comment
> as to why.
> Boris, could you prepare such a patch, please?

I don't think Boris O. is at AMD anymore. Want me to add that to my fix
for kvm or prep a separate patch?


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