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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:10:26 -0800
From:   Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>,
        Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Peter Shier <pshier@...gle.com>,
        Peter Feiner <pfeiner@...gle.com>,
        Junaid Shahid <junaids@...gle.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Yulei Zhang <yulei.kernel@...il.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@...il.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        Xiao Guangrong <xiaoguangrong.eric@...il.com>,
        Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>
Subject: [PATCH 09/24] kvm: x86/mmu: Don't redundantly clear TDP MMU pt memory

The KVM MMU caches already guarantee that shadow page table memory will
be zeroed, so there is no reason to re-zero the page in the TDP MMU page
fault handler.

No functional change intended.

Reviewed-by: Peter Feiner <pfeiner@...gle.com>

Signed-off-by: Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>
---
 arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
index 411938e97a00..55df596696c7 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/mmu/tdp_mmu.c
@@ -665,7 +665,6 @@ int kvm_tdp_mmu_map(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, gpa_t gpa, u32 error_code,
 			sp = alloc_tdp_mmu_page(vcpu, iter.gfn, iter.level);
 			list_add(&sp->link, &vcpu->kvm->arch.tdp_mmu_pages);
 			child_pt = sp->spt;
-			clear_page(child_pt);
 			new_spte = make_nonleaf_spte(child_pt,
 						     !shadow_accessed_mask);
 
-- 
2.30.0.284.gd98b1dd5eaa7-goog

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