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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/kvm/pmu: Set AMD's virt PMU version to 1
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On 5/8/19 12:02 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
>
> After commit:
>
> 672ff6cff80c ("KVM: x86: Raise #GP when guest vCPU do not support PMU")

You should add this commit as a fixes tag. Since that commit went into 5.1
it would be worth this fix going into the 5.1 stable tree.

Thanks,
Tom

>
> my AMD guests started #GPing like this:
>
> general protection fault: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
> CPU: 1 PID: 4355 Comm: bash Not tainted 5.1.0-rc6+ #3
> Hardware name: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996), BIOS 1.12.0-1 04/01/2014
> RIP: 0010:x86_perf_event_update+0x3b/0xa0
>
> with Code: pointing to RDPMC. It is RDPMC because the guest has the
> hardware watchdog CONFIG_HARDLOCKUP_DETECTOR_PERF enabled which uses
> perf. Instrumenting kvm_pmu_rdpmc() some, showed that it fails due to:
>
> if (!pmu->version)
> return 1;
>
> which the above commit added. Since AMD's PMU leaves the version at 0,
> that causes the #GP injection into the guest.
>
> Set pmu->version arbitrarily to 1 and move it above the non-applicable
> struct kvm_pmu members.
>
> Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: Janakarajan Natarajan <Janakarajan.Natarajan@amd.com>
> Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Liran Alon <liran.alon@oracle.com>
> Cc: Mihai Carabas <mihai.carabas@oracle.com>
> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: "Radim Krčmář" <rkrcmar@redhat.com>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>
> Cc: x86@kernel.org
> ---
> arch/x86/kvm/pmu_amd.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/pmu_amd.c b/arch/x86/kvm/pmu_amd.c
> index 1495a735b38e..50fa9450fcf1 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/pmu_amd.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/pmu_amd.c
> @@ -269,10 +269,10 @@ static void amd_pmu_refresh(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
>
> pmu->counter_bitmask[KVM_PMC_GP] = ((u64)1 << 48) - 1;
> pmu->reserved_bits = 0xffffffff00200000ull;
> + pmu->version = 1;
> /* not applicable to AMD; but clean them to prevent any fall out */
> pmu->counter_bitmask[KVM_PMC_FIXED] = 0;
> pmu->nr_arch_fixed_counters = 0;
> - pmu->version = 0;
> pmu->global_status = 0;
> }
>
> --
> 2.21.0
>
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