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Date:   Sun, 23 Aug 2020 15:29:07 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        "the arch/x86 maintainers" <>
Subject: Re: [GIT pull] x86/urgent for v5.9-rc2

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 3:01 PM Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> > And I don't think we need the GDT for anything else normally, so it's
> > not even going to be cached.
> Who cares, really?
> It's pretty irrelevant because the main source of horrors are in having
> to run through _ALL_ registered NMI handlers. Why would you worry about
> the extra cache miss?

Yeah, it's probably not a big deal, it's just sad that KVM can't do
the simpler sequence well.


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