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Subject[PATCH 4.4 249/266] x86/speculation/mds: Add mitigations= support for MDS
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From: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>

commit 5c14068f87d04adc73ba3f41c2a303d3c3d1fa12 upstream.

Add MDS to the new 'mitigations=' cmdline option.

Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
[bwh: Backported to 4.4:
- Drop the auto,nosmt option, which we can't support
- Adjust filenames, context]
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 1 +
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c | 2 +-
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -2187,6 +2187,7 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes
nospectre_v2 [X86]
spectre_v2_user=off [X86]
spec_store_bypass_disable=off [X86]
+ mds=off [X86]

auto (default)
Mitigate all CPU vulnerabilities, but leave SMT
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@ static const char * const mds_strings[]

static void __init mds_select_mitigation(void)
{
- if (!boot_cpu_has_bug(X86_BUG_MDS)) {
+ if (!boot_cpu_has_bug(X86_BUG_MDS) || cpu_mitigations_off()) {
mds_mitigation = MDS_MITIGATION_OFF;
return;
}

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