At 13:33 +0100 on 16 Apr (1239888814), Xin, Xiaohui wrote:
> Before, when HVM guest live migration with EPT, we just write protect all the
> EPT leaf entries.
> Then we know the dirty pages through ept_handle_violation(), and call
> to put back the write access of the EPT entries. At that time when we use
> large pages,
> we used to split the large page to 4K.
> It?s not necessary. Alternatively, we can just retain the large page entries,
> and put back the write access and mark dirty all the small pages in the large
> The patch attached removes the splitting.
What effect does this have on live migration time/traffic under load?
Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Principal Software Engineer, Citrix Systems (R&D) Ltd.
[Company #02300071, SL9 0DZ, UK.]
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