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SubjectRe: [PATCH] xen/arm: do not setup the runstate info page if kpti is enabled
On 9/24/20 7:49 PM, Stefano Stabellini wrote:

> From: Stefano Stabellini <>
> The VCPUOP_register_runstate_memory_area hypercall takes a virtual
> address of a buffer as a parameter. The semantics of the hypercall are
> such that the virtual address should always be valid.
> When KPTI is enabled and we are running userspace code, the virtual
> address is not valid, thus, Linux is violating the semantics of
> VCPUOP_register_runstate_memory_area.
> Do not call VCPUOP_register_runstate_memory_area when KPTI is enabled.
> Signed-off-by: Stefano Stabellini <>
> CC: Bertrand Marquis <>
> CC:
> CC:

Applied to for-linus-5.10


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