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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] arm64:msr: Add MSR driver
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> 2020年12月1日 下午7:26,Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> 写道:
>
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2020 at 11:44:52AM +0800, wangrongwei wrote:
>> Indeed, I have read the commit message, and it seems that writes data
>> to a system register may cause many problems. Actually, we have taken
>> this into account. In the current version, we have separated the read
>> and write functions to the system registers into two commands,
>
> There's rdmsr and wrmsr in msr-tools on x86 too.
Yes, and x86 also provides two instructions with the same name in the instruction set, but not in ARM.
>
>> In providing the WRASR function, we consider that users should bear
>> the consequences of rewriting registers during the debugging phase. In
>> fact, most of the time we rarely use WRASR, and only use it when we
>> are very confident.
>
> As I said, there should never never ever be a tool which allows writing
> of registers from userspace. If I could go back in time, I'd stop this
> on x86 but it is too late now. Not for ARM though.
>
> Also, do you see how all the people who replied to your mail, put the
> text under the quoted text. Do that too, pls, from now on, and refrain
> from top-posting.
Thank you for the reminder, it has been corrected!
>
> Thx.
>
> --
> Regards/Gruss,
> Boris.
>
> https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette
Thanks,
Rongwei Wang.

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