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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: Ignore LBR MSRs with no effect
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On 2019/1/29 1:43, Anton Kuchin wrote:
> Win10 attempts to save these registers during KiSaveDebugRegisterState
> if LBR or BTF bits are set in MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR. It uses DR7 GE and LE
> flags for per-thread switching of these these features so zero value that
> is returned for MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR has no effect.
>
> These registers are used for debugging and shouldn't cause #GP and
> guest crash so just return zeroes just like we do for common x86 LBR
> MSRs (DEBUGCTLMSR, LAST[BRANCH|INT][TO|FROM]IP).
>
> Signed-off-by: Anton Kuchin <antonkuchin@yandex-team.ru>
> ---
> arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c | 7 +++++++
> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
> index f6915f10e584..8bc56cf027ed 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c
> @@ -1769,6 +1769,13 @@ static int vmx_get_msr(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct msr_data *msr_info)
> else
> msr_info->data = vmx->pt_desc.guest.addr_a[index / 2];
> break;
> + case MSR_LBR_TOS:
> + case MSR_LBR_NHM_FROM ... MSR_LBR_NHM_FROM + 31:
> + case MSR_LBR_NHM_TO ... MSR_LBR_NHM_TO + 31:
> + case MSR_LBR_CORE_FROM ... MSR_LBR_CORE_FROM + 7:
> + case MSR_LBR_CORE_TO ... MSR_LBR_CORE_TO + 7:
> + msr_info->data = 0;
> + break;

It's better to move LBR stack MSRs set-up to
vmx/pmu_intel.c:intel_pmu_get_msr and using specified sizes (31 or 7) is
not a good practice.

vLBR is still in an unenabled state and
please check https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/12/26/82 for dependency check.

> case MSR_TSC_AUX:
> if (!msr_info->host_initiated &&
> !guest_cpuid_has(vcpu, X86_FEATURE_RDTSCP))
>

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