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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: KVM: VHE: save and restore some PSTATE bits
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On 06/09/17 13:14, gengdongjiu wrote:
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> On 2017/9/6 20:00, Vladimir Murzin wrote:
>> On 06/09/17 11:35, gengdongjiu wrote:
>>> Vladimir,
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>>> On 2017/9/6 17:41, Vladimir Murzin wrote:
>>>> Can you please elaborate on cases where PAN is not enabled?
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>>> I mean the informal private usage, For example, he disabled the PAN dynamically to let kernel space to access the user space.
>>> After he dynamic disabled the PAN, then switched to guest OS. after return to host. he found the PAN stage is modified.
>>> Of cause this is not a formal usage, in our host kernel, it is always enabled, no dynamic change, but I means it may exist such cases.
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>> So, in short, there is no real issue with PAN, right? What about UAO?
> For the PAN, if host OS dynamically enable/disable PAN should have issue.
> Do you think that is not a issue as above description?
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> "host OS dynamically disable the PAN, but after go back from the guest OS, The PAN is unexpectedly enabled"

Do you see effect of "PAN is unexpectedly enabled"?

Cheers
Vladimir

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>> Cheers
>> Vladimir
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