On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 02:04:27PM -0500, Tom Lendacky wrote:
> That's not what I mean here. If the BIOS sets the SMEE bit in the
> SYS_CFG msr then, even if the encryption bit is never used, there is
> still a reduction in physical address space.
I thought that reduction is the reservation of bits for the SME mask.
What other reduction is there?
> Transparent SME (TSME) will be a BIOS option that will result in the
> memory controller performing encryption no matter what. In this case
> all data will be encrypted without a reduction in physical address
Now I'm confused: aren't we reducing the address space with the SME
Or what reduction do you mean?
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