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Sven, are you still so blue under that armor?

Hypervisor From Scratch – Part 4: Address Translation Using Extended Page Table (EPT)

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Hello guys! Welcome to the fourth part of the “Hypervisor From Scratch”. This part is primarily about translating guest address through Extended Page Table (EPT) and its implementation. We also see how shadow tables work and other cool stuff. First of all, make sure to read the earlier parts before reading…

Using Intel’s Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 (MONITOR\MWAIT) As A Kernel Debugging Trick

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  Introduction MONITOR and MWAIT are using when the CPU needs to be stopped executing the instruction and enter an implementation-dependent optimized state until some special event happens. MONITOR sets up an address range used to monitor write-back stores while MWAIT enables a logical processor to enter into an optimized state…