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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 2/5] KVM: MMU: check guest CR3 reserved bits based on its physical address width.
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On 8/24/2017 11:50 PM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 24/08/2017 17:23, Yu Zhang wrote:
>>>> static inline u64 rsvd_bits(int s, int e)
>>>> {
>>>> + if (e < s)
>>>> + return 0;
>>>> +
>>>> return ((1ULL << (e - s + 1)) - 1) << s;
>>>> }
>>> e = s - 1 is already supported; why do you need e <= s - 2?
>> Sorry? I do not quite understand. When will e = s - 1?
> Is there any case where e < s? I can see that MAXPHYADDR=63 gives
> rsvd_bits(63, 62), but that works.
>
> In practice, MAXPHYADDR will never be 59 even because the PKRU bits are
> at bits 59..62.

Thanks, Paolo.
I see. I had made an assumption that MAXPHYADDR shall not exceed the
physical one,
which is 52 I believe. But I'm not sure there's any place to check this.
Maybe we should make sure the vcpu->arch.maxphyaddr will not be greater
than the
value of the host?

Yu
>
> Paolo
>

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