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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: KVM: VHE: save and restore some PSTATE bits
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Hi, Vladimir

> >> Do you see effect of "PAN is unexpectedly enabled"?
> > In fact I did not encounter this case, but I think it can exist.
> > I think if host OS dynamically disable PAN, it wants the host kernel access the user space address space not through copy_to/from_user
> API.
> > Now if it is unexpectedly enabled, when host kernel still accesses the user space address, it will happen MMU fault exception.
>
> And this is expected! The only allowed channel for kernel <-> user is uaccess API.
>
> I guess that you have test (and that great!) which violates that rule (for testing purpose, why not?) and now you are trying to fit kernel into
> it...


If you think that makes sense for it, we do not consider the paste.PAN in the world-switch.
For the pstate.UAO issue, do you agree my fixing or you have other suggestion? Also to other reviewer. Thanks.

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/sysreg-sr.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/sysreg-sr.c
index 9341376..c3dd761 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/sysreg-sr.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/sysreg-sr.c
@@ -21,6 +21,8 @@
#include <asm/kvm_asm.h>
#include <asm/kvm_hyp.h>

+#include <asm/exec.h>

/* Yes, this does nothing, on purpose */
static void __hyp_text __sysreg_do_nothing(struct kvm_cpu_context *ctxt) { }

@@ -121,8 +123,13 @@ static void __hyp_text __sysreg_restore_state(struct kvm_cpu_context *ctxt)
write_sysreg_el1(ctxt->gp_regs.spsr[KVM_SPSR_EL1],spsr);
}

+static void __hyp_text __sysreg_restore_state_vhe(struct kvm_cpu_context *ctxt)
+{
+ uao_thread_switch(current);
+}
+
static hyp_alternate_select(__sysreg_call_restore_host_state,
- __sysreg_restore_state, __sysreg_do_nothing,
+ __sysreg_restore_state, __sysreg_restore_state_vhe,
ARM64_HAS_VIRT_HOST_EXTN);

void __hyp_text __sysreg_restore_host_state(struct kvm_cpu_context *ctxt)


>
> Cheers
> Vladimir
>
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> >> Vladimir
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> >>>> Cheers
> >>>> Vladimir
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