[PATCH 00/27] KVM PPC PV framework

Alexander Graf agraf at suse.de
Fri Jul 9 16:33:27 EST 2010

On 09.07.2010, at 06:57, MJ embd wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de> wrote:
>> On PPC we run PR=0 (kernel mode) code in PR=1 (user mode) and don't use the
>> hypervisor extensions.
>> While that is all great to show that virtualization is possible, there are
>> quite some cases where the emulation overhead of privileged instructions is
>> killing performance.
>> This patchset tackles exactly that issue. It introduces a paravirtual framework
>> using which KVM and Linux share a page to exchange register state with. That
> KVM and Linux or KVM and GuestOS ?

KVM and GuestOS. The first user is of course Linux.


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