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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 0/7] Add RAS virtualization support to SEA/SEI notification type
On Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:11:50 +0800
Dongjiu Geng <gengdongjiu@huawei.com> wrote:

> In the firmware-first RAS solution, corrupt data is detected in a
> memory location when guest OS application software executing at EL0
> or guest OS kernel El1 software are reading from the memory. The
> memory node records errors in an error record accessible using
> system registers.
>
> Because SCR_EL3.EA is 1, then CPU will trap to El3 firmware, EL3
> firmware records the error to APEI table through reading system
> register.
>
> Because the error was taken from a lower Exception leve, if the

leve -> level

> exception is SEA/SEI and HCR_EL2.TEA/HCR_EL2.AMO is 1, firmware
> sets ESR_EL2/FAR_El to fake a exception trap to EL2, then
> transfers to hypervisor.
>
> Hypervisor calls the momory failure to deal with this error, momory

momory -> memory

memory failure -> memory failure function? Or callback perhaps?

> failure read the APEI table and decide whether it needs to deliver
> SIGBUS signal to user space, the advantage of using SIGBUS signal
> to notify user space is that it can be compatible Non-Kvm users.

Seems like a good description to me. Thanks.

Jonathan

>
> Dongjiu Geng (5):
> acpi: apei: Add SEI notification type support for ARMv8
> support user space to query RAS extension feature
> arm64: kvm: route synchronous external abort exceptions to el2
> KVM: arm/arm64: Allow get exception syndrome and
> arm64: kvm: handle SEI notification and inject virtual SError
>
> James Morse (1):
> KVM: arm64: Save ESR_EL2 on guest SError
>
> Xie XiuQi (1):
> arm64: cpufeature: Detect CPU RAS Extentions
>
> arch/arm/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 ++
> arch/arm/kvm/guest.c | 5 +++
> arch/arm64/Kconfig | 16 ++++++++++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/barrier.h | 1 +
> arch/arm64/include/asm/cpucaps.h | 3 +-
> arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_arm.h | 2 ++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_emulate.h | 17 ++++++++++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 ++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/sysreg.h | 5 +++
> arch/arm64/include/asm/system_misc.h | 1 +
> arch/arm64/include/uapi/asm/kvm.h | 5 +++
> arch/arm64/kernel/cpufeature.c | 13 ++++++++
> arch/arm64/kernel/process.c | 3 ++
> arch/arm64/kvm/guest.c | 48 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/arm64/kvm/handle_exit.c | 21 +++++++++++--
> arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/switch.c | 29 +++++++++++++++--
> arch/arm64/kvm/reset.c | 3 ++
> arch/arm64/mm/fault.c | 21 +++++++++++--
> drivers/acpi/apei/Kconfig | 15 +++++++++
> drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c | 60 +++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
> include/acpi/ghes.h | 2 +-
> include/uapi/linux/kvm.h | 3 ++
> virt/kvm/arm/arm.c | 7 +++++
> 23 files changed, 254 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)
>

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