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SubjectRe: [Part1 PATCH v5.1 02/17] x86/mm: Add Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) support
On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 04:27:47PM -0500, Brijesh Singh wrote:
> From: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
>
> Provide support for Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV). This initial
> support defines a flag that is used by the kernel to determine if it is
> running with SEV active.
>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: x86@kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
> Signed-off-by: Brijesh Singh <brijesh.singh@amd.com>
> ---
>
> Hi Boris,
>
> Similar to the sme_me_mask, sev_enabled must live in .data section otherwise it
> will get zero'ed in clear_bss() and we will loose the value. I have encountered
> this issue when booting SEV guest using qemu's -kernel option.

Ah, good catch.

> I have removed your R-b since was not sure if you are still okay with the change.

Sure, looks good still.

Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>

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