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Re: x86 -> x86 translation

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: x86 -> x86 translation
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:29:03 +0100

On Mon, 19 Apr 2021 at 15:27, Amir Naseredini <S.Naseredini@sussex.ac.uk> wrote:
> Interesting. But is the `KVM` running an `id` function or is the translation 
> just quite similar to the original code (but not certainly the same)?

KVM is not translating anything. It is using the host
CPU's virtualization support, so that guest code is
run directly. This is completely different from and
separate to when QEMU is doing emulation of guest code.

-- PMM

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