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Subject[PATCH v3 12/22] x86/fpu: Prepare xfd_err in struct fpu_guest
When XFD causes an instruction to generate #NM, IA32_XFD_ERR
contains information about which disabled state components are
being accessed. The #NM handler is expected to check this
information and then enable the state components by clearing
IA32_XFD for the faulting task (if having permission).

If the XFD_ERR value generated in guest is consumed/clobbered
by the host before the guest itself doing so. This may lead to
non-XFD-related #NM treated as XFD #NM in host (due to non-zero
value in XFD_ERR), or XFD-related #NM treated as non-XFD #NM in
guest (XFD_ERR cleared by the host #NM handler).

Introduce a new field in fpu_guest to save the guest xfd_err value.
KVM is expected to save guest xfd_err before preemption is enabled
and restore it right before entering the guest (with preemption

Signed-off-by: Kevin Tian <>
Signed-off-by: Jing Liu <>
arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
index c752d0aa23a4..3795d0573773 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
@@ -517,6 +517,11 @@ struct fpu_guest {
u64 perm;

+ /*
+ * @xfd_err: Save the guest value.
+ */
+ u64 xfd_err;
* @fpstate: Pointer to the allocated guest fpstate
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