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    Phoronix: Red Hat Working On Optimizing KVM Virtualization Performance Stemming From Spectre

    Red Hat's Andrea Arcangeli sent out an interesting patch series on Friday to micro-optimize the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) to enhance the VMEXIT performance in wake of Spectre mitigations...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...erf-Monolithic

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    Is this suggesting the kernel kvm module would be removed once this happens? What about other platforms that would use kvm? Like ARM? Wouldn't they need the kvm module still?

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      Originally posted by polarathene View Post
      Is this suggesting the kernel kvm module would be removed once this happens? What about other platforms that would use kvm? Like ARM? Wouldn't they need the kvm module still?
      Nah, it's all virtual nowadays, you don't even need hardware any more.

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