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SubjectRe: [PATCH 35/62] x86/sev-es: Setup per-cpu GHCBs for the runtime handler
On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 02:46:11PM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 5:53 AM Joerg Roedel <> wrote:
> > +/* Runtime GHCBs */
> > +static DEFINE_PER_CPU_DECRYPTED(struct ghcb, ghcb_page) __aligned(PAGE_SIZE);
> Hmm. This is a largeish amount of memory on large non-SEV-ES systems.
> Maybe store a pointer instead? It would be even better if it could be
> DEFINE_PER_CPU like this but be discarded if we don't need it, but I
> don't think we have the infrastructure for that.

Yeah, discarding is not easily possible right now, but I changed it to
only store a pointer and allocating the pages only when running as an
SEV-ES guest.



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