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Re: [PATCH 21/27] arm64/sve: KVM: Prevent guests from using SVE
- From: Dave Martin <Dave dot Martin at arm dot com>
- To: Marc Zyngier <marc dot zyngier at arm dot com>, g at e103592 dot cambridge dot arm dot com
- Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists dot infradead dot org, linux-arch at vger dot kernel dot org, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org, Ard Biesheuvel <ard dot biesheuvel at linaro dot org>, Szabolcs Nagy <szabolcs dot nagy at arm dot com>, Catalin Marinas <catalin dot marinas at arm dot com>, Will Deacon <will dot deacon at arm dot com>, Richard Sandiford <richard dot sandiford at arm dot com>, kvmarm at lists dot cs dot columbia dot edu, Christoffer Dall <christoffer dot dall at linaro dot org>
- Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:50:14 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 21/27] arm64/sve: KVM: Prevent guests from using SVE
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On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:33:15PM +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 09/08/17 13:05, Dave Martin wrote:
> > Until KVM has full SVE support, guests must not be allowed to
> > execute SVE instructions.
> > This patch enables the necessary traps, and also ensures that the
> > traps are disabled again on exit from the guest so that the host
> > can still use SVE if it wants to.
> > Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>
> > ---
> > arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h | 3 ++-
> > arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/switch.c | 6 +++---
> > 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> > index dbf0537..8a19651 100644
> > --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> > +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h
> > @@ -186,7 +186,7 @@
> > #define CPTR_EL2_TTA (1 << 20)
> > #define CPTR_EL2_TFP (1 << CPTR_EL2_TFP_SHIFT)
> > #define CPTR_EL2_TZ (1 << 8)
> > -#define CPTR_EL2_DEFAULT 0x000033ff
> > +#define CPTR_EL2_DEFAULT (0x000033ff & ~CPTR_EL2_TZ)
> I must say I'm not overly fond of this construct. I'd rather introduce a
> RES1 field that matches the v8.2 description, instead of this ugly
> constant and something that clears it.
Sorry, I don't get your meaning here. v8.2 neither immediately predates
or postdates SVE. What are you propsing?
I guess we could just write 0x000032ff now that the only meaning the
architecture can ever assign to bit 8 is known.