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Date:   Sun,  5 Jul 2020 19:18:03 +0100
From:   Marc Zyngier <>
To:     Alexander Graf <>,
Cc:, James Morse <>,
        Julien Thierry <>,
        Suzuki K Poulose <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] KVM: arm64: Change default caching mode for {PEND, PROP}BASER.outer

On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 16:02:06 +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
> PENDBASER and PROPBASER define the outer caching mode for LPI tables.
> The memory backing them may not be outer sharable, so we mark them as nC
> by default. This however, breaks Windows on ARM which only accepts
> SameAsInner or RaWaWb as values for outer cachability.
> We do today already allow the outer mode to be set to SameAsInner
> explicitly, so the easy fix is to default to that instead of nC for
> situations when an OS asks for a not fulfillable cachability request.
> [...]

Applied to kvm-arm64/next-5.9, thanks!

[1/1] KVM: arm64: vgic-its: Change default outer cacheability for {PEND, PROP}BASER
      commit: 731532176716e2775a5d21115bb9c5c61e0cb704


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