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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:38:24 +0200
From:	Paolo Bonzini <>
Subject: [PATCH resend 00/19] Emulator speedups for 3.17

These are the emulator speedup patches that have survived autotest
and kvm-unit-tests.  I dropped the patches for direct access to
memory operands because they caused a failure in vmx.flat.

These patches have been in kvm/queue for a while, but I've always
left them out of kvm/next because they hadn't undergone full review.
Since three months have passed, I'll include them in the next push to
kvm/next to give them more exposure and to prepare for 3.17.


Bandan Das (6):
  KVM: emulate: move init_decode_cache to emulate.c
  KVM: emulate: Remove ctxt->intercept and ctxt->check_perm checks
  KVM: emulate: cleanup decode_modrm
  KVM: emulate: clean up initializations in init_decode_cache
  KVM: emulate: rework seg_override
  KVM: emulate: do not initialize memopp

Paolo Bonzini (13):
  KVM: vmx: speed up emulation of invalid guest state
  KVM: x86: return all bits from get_interrupt_shadow
  KVM: x86: avoid useless set of KVM_REQ_EVENT after emulation
  KVM: emulate: move around some checks
  KVM: emulate: protect checks on ctxt->d by a common "if (unlikely())"
  KVM: emulate: speed up emulated moves
  KVM: emulate: simplify writeback
  KVM: emulate: speed up do_insn_fetch
  KVM: emulate: avoid repeated calls to do_insn_fetch_bytes
  KVM: emulate: avoid per-byte copying in instruction fetches
  KVM: emulate: put pointers in the fetch_cache
  KVM: x86: ensure emulator fetches do not span multiple pages
  KVM: x86: use kvm_read_guest_page for emulator accesses

 arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h |  31 +--
 arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h    |   2 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c             | 379 +++++++++++++++++++------------------
 arch/x86/kvm/svm.c                 |   6 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/trace.h               |   6 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c                 |   9 +-
 arch/x86/kvm/x86.c                 |  80 +++++---
 7 files changed, 277 insertions(+), 236 deletions(-)


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