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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1 5/8] kvm:x86 Enable MSR_IA32_XSS bit 11 and 12 for CET xsaves/xrstors.
On Wed, Jan 02, 2019 at 11:19:34AM -0800, Jim Mattson wrote:
Thanks Sean and Jim for your valuable comments, I'll consolidate them in
next release!

> On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 10:24 AM Sean Christopherson
> <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 04:15:29PM +0800, Yang Weijiang wrote:
> > > For kvm Guest OS, right now, only bit 11(user mode CET) and bit 12
> > > (supervisor CET) are supported in XSS MSR, if other bits are being set,
> > > the write to XSS will be skipped.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Zhang Yi Z <yi.z.zhang@linux.intel.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Yang Weijiang <weijiang.yang@intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c | 11 ++++++++---
> > > 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
> > > index fa2db6248404..5739ab393b90 100644
> > > --- a/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
> > > +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c
> > > @@ -47,6 +47,7 @@
> > > #include <asm/virtext.h>
> > > #include <asm/mce.h>
> > > #include <asm/fpu/internal.h>
> > > +#include <asm/fpu/types.h>
> > > #include <asm/perf_event.h>
> > > #include <asm/debugreg.h>
> > > #include <asm/kexec.h>
> > > @@ -4323,12 +4324,16 @@ static int vmx_set_msr(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, struct msr_data *msr_info)
> > > case MSR_IA32_XSS:
> > > if (!vmx_xsaves_supported())
> > > return 1;
> > > +
> > > /*
> > > - * The only supported bit as of Skylake is bit 8, but
> > > - * it is not supported on KVM.
> > > + * Right now, only support XSS_CET_U[bit 11] and
> > > + * XSS_CET_S[bit 12] in MSR_IA32_XSS.
> > > */
> > > - if (data != 0)
> > > +
> > > + if (data & ~(XFEATURE_MASK_SHSTK_USER
> > > + | XFEATURE_MASK_SHSTK_KERNEL))
> >
> > New lines are usually after the operator, e.g.:
> >
> > if (data & ~(XFEATURE_MASK_SHSTK_USER |
> > XFEATURE_MASK_SHSTK_KERNEL))
> >
> > And doesn't this flow need to check that the bits are actually supported?
> Supported on the host and in the guest.

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