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SubjectRe: [Part1 PATCH v5 15/17] percpu: Introduce DEFINE_PER_CPU_DECRYPTED
On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:13:27AM -0500, Brijesh Singh wrote:
> KVM guest defines three per-CPU variables (steal-time, apf_reason, and
> avic_eio) which are shared between a guest and a hypervisor. When SEV
> is active, memory is encrypted with a guest-specific key, and if the
> guest OS wants to share the memory region with the hypervisor then it
> must clear the C-bit (i.e set decrypted) before sharing it.
>
> DEFINE_PER_CPU_DECRYPTED can be used to define the per-CPU variables
> which will be shared between a guest and a hypervisor.
>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
> Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: x86@kernel.org
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
> Signed-off-by: Brijesh Singh <brijesh.singh@amd.com>
> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
> ---
> include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
> include/linux/percpu-defs.h | 15 +++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 34 insertions(+)

Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>

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