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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/8] KVM: x86: add SPEC_CTRL and IBPB_SUPPORT to MSR and CPUID lists
Just add the new MSR at the end of the array.

Paolo

----- Eric Wheeler <kvm@lists.ewheeler.net> ha scritto:
> On Tue, 9 Jan 2018, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>
> > Expose them to userspace, now that guests can use them.
> > I am not adding cpufeatures here to avoid having a kernel
> > that shows spec_ctrl in /proc/cpuinfo and actually has no
> > support whatsoever for IBRS/IBPB. Keep the ugly special-casing
> > for now, and clean it up once the generic arch/x86/ code
> > learns about them.
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> > index daa1918031df..4abb37d9f4d8 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> > @@ -1032,6 +1032,7 @@ unsigned int kvm_get_pt_addr_cnt(void)
> > MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR1_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR1_B,
> > MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR2_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR2_B,
> > MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR3_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR3_B,
> > + MSR_IA32_SPEC_CTRL,
> > };
>
> Hi Paolo,
>
> Thank you for posting this!
>
> I am trying to merge this into 4.14 which does not have
> kvm_get_pt_addr_cnt. The rest of the patch commits, but this gets
> rejected. Is this a necessary part of the commit?
>
> patching file arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c
> Hunk #1 succeeded at 389 (offset -8 lines).
> Hunk #2 succeeded at 479 (offset -9 lines).
> Hunk #3 succeeded at 636 (offset -27 lines).
> patching file arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> Hunk #1 FAILED at 1032.
> 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file arch/x86/kvm/x86.c.rej
>
> ]# cat arch/x86/kvm/x86.c.rej
> --- arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> +++ arch/x86/kvm/x86.c
> @@ -1032,6 +1032,7 @@
> MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR1_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR1_B,
> MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR2_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR2_B,
> MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR3_A, MSR_IA32_RTIT_ADDR3_B,
> + MSR_IA32_SPEC_CTRL,
> };
>
> static unsigned num_msrs_to_save;
>
>
> Thank you for your help!
>
> --
> Eric Wheeler
>
>
> >
> > static unsigned num_msrs_to_save;
> > --
> > 1.8.3.1
> >
> >
> >

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