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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 11:16:56 +0100
From:   Paolo Bonzini <>
To:     Sean Christopherson <>,
        Tom Lendacky <>
        Jim Mattson <>,
        Joerg Roedel <>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <>,
        Wanpeng Li <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Brijesh Singh <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 12/34] KVM: SVM: Add initial support for a VMGEXIT

On 14/12/20 20:41, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> I agree VMGEXIT should be added to the hot path, it could very well be the most
> common exit reason due to all instruction-based emulation getting funneled
> through VMGEXIT.

Yeah, I was thinking that not many guests will be SEV-ES.  On the other 
hand, it's quite likely to have an SEV-ES guest in your hands once the 
really common non-VMGEXITs have been eliminated.


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