zhaosiqi (Siqi) wrote:
So VGTI is purely for the prompt handling of the vstimecmp interruptI believe a hypervisor can get the same effect by saving and clearing
bit 6 of hideleg on entry to a trap handler in HS mode. On trap exit,
restore the saved value of bit 6 of hideleg. (Usually, it should be
possible just to save and restore all of hideleg.) While bit 6 of
hideleg is zero, a VS-level timer interrupt will trap to HS mode,
assuming bit 6 (VSTIE) of hie is also set to enable the trap.
- John Hauser