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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] arm64:msr: Add MSR driver
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.

> 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.

Thx.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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