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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	Deep Shah <sdeep@vmware.com>,
	"VMware, Inc." <pv-drivers@vmware.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] Remove 32-bit Xen PV guest support
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 10:18:27 +0200
Message-ID: <20200702081827.GA4781@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200701110650.16172-1-jgross@suse.com>

On Wed, Jul 01, 2020 at 01:06:46PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
> The long term plan has been to replace Xen PV guests by PVH. The first
> victim of that plan are now 32-bit PV guests, as those are used only
> rather seldom these days. Xen on x86 requires 64-bit support and with
> Grub2 now supporting PVH officially since version 2.04 there is no
> need to keep 32-bit PV guest support alive in the Linux kernel.
> Additionally Meltdown mitigation is not available in the kernel running
> as 32-bit PV guest, so dropping this mode makes sense from security
> point of view, too.

Hooray!!! Much thanks!

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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-01 11:06 Juergen Gross
2020-07-01 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] x86/xen: remove " Juergen Gross
2020-07-01 16:33   ` Brian Gerst
2020-07-02 22:59   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2020-07-02 23:24     ` Andrew Cooper
2020-07-02 23:27       ` Boris Ostrovsky
2020-07-03  5:15     ` Jürgen Groß
2020-07-01 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] x86/paravirt: remove 32-bit support from PARAVIRT_XXL Juergen Gross
2020-07-01 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] x86/paravirt: cleanup paravirt macros Juergen Gross
2020-07-01 11:06 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] x86/paravirt: use CONFIG_PARAVIRT_XXL instead of CONFIG_PARAVIRT Juergen Gross
2020-07-02  8:18 ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2020-07-02 14:48 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] Remove 32-bit Xen PV guest support Brian Gerst
2020-07-02 15:45   ` Jürgen Groß

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