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SubjectRe: [STABLE 4.9.y PATCH 0/9] Backport of KVM Speculation Control support
On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 06:57:38PM +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 06:42:03PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > On 08/02/2018 18:14, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 03:49:59AM +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> > >> On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 09:05:46PM +0000, Woodhouse, David wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On Tue, 2018-02-06 at 19:01 +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> > >>>> On 06/02/2018 18:29, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > >>>>> I've put together a linux-4.9.y branch at 
> > >>>>> http://git.infradead.org/retpoline-stable.git/shortlog/refs/heads/linux-4.9.y
> > >>>>>  
> > >>>>> Most of it is fairly straightforward, apart from the IBPB on context 
> > >>>>> switch for which Tim has already posted a candidate. I wanted some more
> > >>>>> review on my backports of the KVM bits though, including some extra
> > >>>>> historical patches I pulled in.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Looks good!  Thanks for the work,
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Paolo
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks. In that case, Greg, the full set is lined up in
> > >>> http://git.infradead.org/retpoline-stable.git/shortlog/refs/heads/linux-4.9.y
> > >>> or git://git.infradead.org/retpoline-stable linux-4.9.y
> > >>
> > >> Many thanks for all of this work. I've now queued up all of these.
> > >
> > > There's a problem with the backport of 6342c50ad12e ("KVM: nVMX:
> > > vmx_complete_nested_posted_interrupt() can't fail") as there is still a
> > > check in the function that can fail:
> > >
> > > vapic_page = kmap(vmx->nested.virtual_apic_page);
> > > if (!vapic_page) {
> > > WARN_ON(1);
> > > return -ENOMEM;
> > > }
> > >
> > > Do we need something else before this patch in order to fix this? I
> > > guess kmap really can't fail, should I just drop the whole (!vapic_page)
> > > check?
> >
> > Yes, that would be commit 42cf014d38d8822cce63703a467e00f65d000952.
> > Should David or I respin?
>
> No need, I can sneak it into the middle of the series :) I'll do it
> later tonight and let you know if I have any problems, thanks for
> pointing out the needed commit.

Now queued up.

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