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Subject[PATCH v3 6/7] arm64: docs: document KVM support of pointer authentication
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The documentation is updated to help in using pointer authentication
for KVM guests.

Signed-off-by: Amit Daniel Kachhap <amit.kachhap@arm.com>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: Christoffer Dall <christoffer.dall@arm.com>
Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>
Cc: kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu
---
Documentation/arm64/pointer-authentication.txt | 8 +++++++-
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/arm64/pointer-authentication.txt b/Documentation/arm64/pointer-authentication.txt
index 8a9cb57..b00d735 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm64/pointer-authentication.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm64/pointer-authentication.txt
@@ -78,7 +78,13 @@ to TTBR1 addresses (e.g. kernel pointers).
Virtualization
--------------

-Pointer authentication is not currently supported in KVM guests. KVM
+Pointer authentication is enabled in KVM guest when virtual machine is
+created by passing a flag requesting this feature to be enabled. Without
+this flag, pointer authentication is not enabled in KVM guests and KVM
will mask the feature bits from ID_AA64ISAR1_EL1, and attempted use of
the feature will result in an UNDEFINED exception being injected into
the guest.
+
+The flag to enable this feature is KVM_ARM_VCPU_PTRAUTH and should be
+used in KVM API KVM_ARM_VCPU_INIT. The pointer authentication key
+registers are hidden from userspace if this feature is not enabled.
--
2.7.4
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