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authorLinus Torvalds <>2013-07-19 10:17:12 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2013-07-19 10:17:12 -0700
commitb8a33fc7258f9e6e42b15571d0284b7c0ef0d0a9 (patch)
parentb7356abb9fb952d385caef6d58d7e7aff17a478e (diff)
parent1c118b8226922d225a7df4127926ed2a2d73baaf (diff)
Merge tag 'for-linus' of git://
Pull KVM fix from Paolo Bonzini: "This single patch fixes a regression caused by one of the optimizations introduced in 3.11, which is generally visible only on AMD processors" * tag 'for-linus' of git:// KVM: MMU: avoid fast page fault fixing mmio page fault
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
index 0d094da49541..9e9285ae9b94 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c
@@ -2811,6 +2811,13 @@ exit:
static bool page_fault_can_be_fast(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, u32 error_code)
+ * Do not fix the mmio spte with invalid generation number which
+ * need to be updated by slow page fault path.
+ */
+ if (unlikely(error_code & PFERR_RSVD_MASK))
+ return false;
+ /*
* #PF can be fast only if the shadow page table is present and it
* is caused by write-protect, that means we just need change the
* W bit of the spte which can be done out of mmu-lock.