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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/4] Virtio uses DMA API for all devices
On Mon, Aug 06, 2018 at 09:10:40AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2018 at 07:06:05PM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > I've done something very similar in the thread I posted a few years
> > > ago.
> >
> > Right so that was before spectre where a virtual call was cheaper :(
> Sorry, I meant days, not years. The whole point of the thread was the
> slowdowns due to retpolines, which are the software spectre mitigation.

Oh that makes sense then. Could you post a pointer pls so
this patchset is rebased on top (there are things to
change about 4/4 but 1-3 could go in if they don't add


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