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Subject[PATCH 4.9 20/76] powerpc/64: Disable the speculation barrier from the command line
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commit cf175dc315f90185128fb061dc05b6fbb211aa2f upstream.

The speculation barrier can be disabled from the command line
with the parameter: "nospectre_v1".

Signed-off-by: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@nxp.com>
Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c | 12 +++++++++++-
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
index bf298d0c475f..813e38ff81ce 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
@@ -17,6 +17,7 @@
unsigned long powerpc_security_features __read_mostly = SEC_FTR_DEFAULT;

bool barrier_nospec_enabled;
+static bool no_nospec;

static void enable_barrier_nospec(bool enable)
{
@@ -43,9 +44,18 @@ void setup_barrier_nospec(void)
enable = security_ftr_enabled(SEC_FTR_FAVOUR_SECURITY) &&
security_ftr_enabled(SEC_FTR_BNDS_CHK_SPEC_BAR);

- enable_barrier_nospec(enable);
+ if (!no_nospec)
+ enable_barrier_nospec(enable);
}

+static int __init handle_nospectre_v1(char *p)
+{
+ no_nospec = true;
+
+ return 0;
+}
+early_param("nospectre_v1", handle_nospectre_v1);
+
#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_FS
static int barrier_nospec_set(void *data, u64 val)
{
--
2.19.1


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