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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2] target-i386: Reenable RDTSCP support on Opteron_G[345] CPU models CPU models
On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:08:03PM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 05:52:35PM -0200, Eduardo Habkost wrote:
> > Why did you remove this entry from PC_COMPAT_2_4?
> >
> > We must keep compatibility with old behavior of Opteron_G2 on
> > pc-2.4, even if the old behavior was incorrect.
>
> Ok, hunk reverted. v2 below.
>
> Thx.
>
> ---
> From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
>
> The missing functionality was added ~3 years ago with the Linux commit
>
> 46896c73c1a4 ("KVM: svm: add support for RDTSCP")
>
> so reenable RDTSCP support on those CPU models.
>
> Opteron_G2 - being family 15, model 6, doesn't have RDTSCP support
> (the real hardware doesn't have it. K8 got RDTSCP support with the NPT
> models, i.e., models >= 0x40).
>
> Document the host's minimum required kernel version, while at it.
>
> Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>

Queued, thanks.

--
Eduardo

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