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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: X86: Make fpu allocation a common function
On 10/16/2019 3:35 PM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 16/10/19 03:52, Xiaoyao Li wrote:
>>> user_fpu could be made percpu too...  That would save a bit of memory
>>> for each vCPU.  I'm holding on Xiaoyao's patch because a lot of the code
>>> he's touching would go away then.
>> Sorry, I don't get clear your attitude.
>> Do you mean the generic common function is not so better that I'd better
>> to implement the percpu solution?
> I wanted some time to give further thought to the percpu user_fpu idea.
> But kvm_load_guest_fpu and kvm_put_guest_fpu are not part of vcpu_load,
> so it would not be so easy. I'll just apply your patch now.

Got it, thanks.

BTW, could you have a look at the series I sent yesterday to refactor
the vcpu creation flow, which is inspired partly by this issue. Any
comment and suggestion is welcomed since I don't want to waste time on
wrong direction.

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