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Date:   Mon, 12 Dec 2022 08:10:14 -0800
From:   Dave Hansen <>
To:     Sathyanarayanan Kuppuswamy 
        "Kirill A. Shutemov" <>
Cc:     "Kirill A. Shutemov" <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Elena Reshetova <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] x86/tdx: Use ReportFatalError to report missing

On 12/9/22 12:51, Sathyanarayanan Kuppuswamy wrote:
>>>> +	while (1) {
>>>> +		__tdx_hypercall(&args, 0);
>>>> +	}
>>> Instead of an infinite loop, I'm wondering if the guest should panic after
>>> retrying for few times.
>> Hm. What difference would it make?
> IIUC, the goal of this patch is to report the fatal error to VMM and panic.
> But, if VMM does not terminate the guest as we expect, rather than trying 
> continuously, isn't it better to panic ourselves? That way the behavior
> will be similar to what we have currently.

What does "panic ourselves" mean exactly?  What is the current behavior
which that would match?

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