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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] KVM: x86/mmu: Buffer nested MMU split_desc_cache only by default capacity
On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 05:18:08PM +0000, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Buffer split_desc_cache, the cache used to allcoate rmap list entries,
> only by the default cache capacity (currently 40), not by doubling the
> minimum (513). Aliasing L2 GPAs to L1 GPAs is uncommon, thus eager page
> splitting is unlikely to need 500+ entries. And because each object is a
> non-trivial 128 bytes (see struct pte_list_desc), those extra ~500
> entries means KVM is in all likelihood wasting ~64kb of memory per VM.
> Link:
> Cc: David Matlack <>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <>

Thanks for the cleanups!

Reviewed-by: David Matlack <>

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