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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.9 20/76] powerpc/64: Disable the speculation barrier from the command line
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Hi,

I have tested the patches on NXP platforms and they worked as expected.

Diana

On 4/15/2019 9:45 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> 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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