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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 4/7] KVM: VMX: Load Guest CET via VMCS when CET is enabled in Guest
On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 04:08:50PM -0700, Jim Mattson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:41 PM Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 11:54:26AM -0700, Jim Mattson wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 7:17 PM Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@intel.com> wrote:
> > > > + if (cet_on)
> > > > + vmcs_set_bits(VM_ENTRY_CONTROLS,
> > > > + VM_ENTRY_LOAD_GUEST_CET_STATE);
> > >
> > > Have we ensured that this VM-entry control is supported on the platform?
> > >
> > If all the checks pass, is it enought to ensure the control bit supported?
>
> I don't think so. The only way to check to see if a VM-entry control
> is supported is to check the relevant VMX capability MSR.
>
It's a bit odd, there's no relevant CET bit in VMX cap. MSR, so I have
to check like this.

> BTW, what about the corresponding VM-exit control?
The kernel supervisor mode CET is not implemented yet, so I don't load host CET
states on VM-exit, in future, I'll add it.

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