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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 02/15] KVM: s390: reset crypto attributes for all vcpus
On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:47:58 -0400
Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> On 04/17/2018 07:34 AM, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> > On Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:22:12 -0400
> > Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Introduces a new function to reset the crypto attributes for all
> >> vcpus whether they are running or not. Each vcpu in KVM will
> >> be removed from SIE prior to resetting the crypto attributes in its
> >> SIE state description. After all vcpus have had their crypto attributes
> >> reset the vcpus will be restored to SIE.
> >>
> >> This function will be used in a later patch to set the ECA.28
> >> bit in the SIE state description to enable interpretive execution of
> >> AP instructions. It will also be incorporated into the
> >> kvm_s390_vm_set_crypto(kvm) function to fix an issue whereby the crypto
> >> key wrapping attributes could potentially get out of synch for running
> >> vcpus.
> > So, this description leads me to think it would make sense to queue
> > this patch (fixing the key wrapping) independently of this series,
> > wouldn't it?
> I considered that because I figured there might be objections, but
> since separating them would create dependency issues I didn't see
> any harm in including it here. I can remove this from the explanation
> above and the code below and create a separate patch for the key
> wrapping if you'd prefer.

Well, I think this makes sense as an individual patch, but I'll leave
that to the maintainers to decide.

> >
> >> Signed-off-by: Tony Krowiak <akrowiak@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> >> ---
> >> arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.c | 19 +++++++++++++------
> >> arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h | 14 ++++++++++++++
> >> 2 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

> >> diff --git a/arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h b/arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h
> >> index 1b5621f..76324b7 100644
> >> --- a/arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h
> >> +++ b/arch/s390/kvm/kvm-s390.h
> >> @@ -410,4 +410,18 @@ static inline int kvm_s390_use_sca_entries(void)
> >> }
> >> void kvm_s390_reinject_machine_check(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu,
> >> struct mcck_volatile_info *mcck_info);
> >> +
> >> +/**
> >> + * kvm_s390_vcpu_crypto_reset_all
> >> + *
> >> + * Reset the crypto attributes for each vcpu. This can be done while the vcpus
> >> + * are running as each vcpu will be removed from SIE before resetting the crypto
> >> + * attributes and restored to SIE afterward.
> >> + *
> >> + * Note: The kvm->lock mutex must be locked prior to calling this function and
> >> + * unlocked after it returns.
> > "Must be called with kvm->lock held"?
> Yes. The kvm->lock must be held to set the crypto attributes that will be
> copied to the vcpus via the kvm_s390_vcpu_crypto_reset_all() function,
> so it made sense to hold the lock across the entire operation.

This was intended as a suggestion for a more compact usage note :)

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