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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/intel: Protect set_cpuidmask() against #GP faults

>>> On 05.06.14 at 16:24, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 05/06/14 15:05, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 05.06.14 at 13:19, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> * Call set_cpuidmask() unconditionally so faulting-capable hardware still 
>>> gets
>>>   a log message indicating to the user why their command line arguments are
>>>   not taking effect.
>> I don't think Intel will particularly like this part.
> Why not?

Because they try to deprecate masking in favor of CPUID faulting as
much as they can.


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