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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/1 V5] x86/AMD: Fix nested svm crash due to assertion in __virt_to_maddr

On 12.08.13 11:01, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 12.08.13 at 10:57, "Egger, Christoph" <chegger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 08.08.13 08:47, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>> In any case - explaining how nestedhvm_enabled() could end up
>>> returning a value different from hvm_svm_enabled() would help
>>> my understanding.
>> nestedhvm_enabled() returns true when 'nestedhvm=1' in the
>> guest config file.
>> hvm_svm_enabled() returns true when the hvm guest enabled SVM
>> in EFER.
> And the guest should certainly be disallowed to enable SVM in
> EFER when nestedhvm was not 1 in the config file.

That's correct. The guest should also never see SVM available via
Analogous same regarding VMX on Intel.


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