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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] arm64: Branch predictor hardening for Cavium ThunderX2
On 01/19/2018 07:22 AM, Jayachandran C wrote:
> Use PSCI based mitigation for speculative execution attacks targeting
> the branch predictor. We use the same mechanism as the one used for
> Cortex-A CPUs, we expect the PSCI version call to have a side effect
> of clearing the BTBs.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jayachandran C <jnair@caviumnetworks.com>
> ---
> arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c | 10 ++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c
> index 70e5f18..45ff9a2 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c
> @@ -338,6 +338,16 @@ const struct arm64_cpu_capabilities arm64_errata[] = {
> .capability = ARM64_HARDEN_BP_POST_GUEST_EXIT,
> MIDR_ALL_VERSIONS(MIDR_QCOM_FALKOR_V1),
> },
> + {
> + .capability = ARM64_HARDEN_BRANCH_PREDICTOR,
> + MIDR_ALL_VERSIONS(MIDR_BRCM_VULCAN),
> + .enable = enable_psci_bp_hardening,
> + },
> + {
> + .capability = ARM64_HARDEN_BRANCH_PREDICTOR,
> + MIDR_ALL_VERSIONS(MIDR_CAVIUM_THUNDERX2),
> + .enable = enable_psci_bp_hardening,
> + },
> #endif
> {
> }
>

Both of these patches seem reasonable to me.

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