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SubjectRe: [PATCH Part1 RFC v4 02/36] x86/sev: Save the negotiated GHCB version

On 8/10/21 5:01 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 01:14:32PM -0500, Brijesh Singh wrote:
>> The SEV-ES guest calls the sev_es_negotiate_protocol() to negotiate the
>> GHCB protocol version before establishing the GHCB. Cache the negotiated
>> GHCB version so that it can be used later.
>> Signed-off-by: Brijesh Singh <>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/sev.h | 2 +-
>> arch/x86/kernel/sev-shared.c | 17 ++++++++++++++---
>> 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> Also, while looking at this, all those defines in sev-common.h were
> bothering me for a while now because they're an unreadable mess because
> I have to go look at the GHCB spec, decode the corresponding MSR
> protocol request and then go and piece together each request value by
> verifying the masks...
> So I did the below which is, IMO, a lot more readable as you can follow
> it directly with the spec opened in parallel.
> Thus, if you don't have a better idea, I'd ask you to please add this to
> your set and continue defining the new MSR protocol requests this way so
> that it can be readable.

thanks Boris, I will include this in my series and rework the remaining
patches to align with it.


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