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SubjectRE: [PATCH 2/4] iommu/vt-d: Enable write protect propagation from guest
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> From: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
> Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:09 AM
>
> Hi Kevin,
>
> On Fri, 19 Feb 2021 06:19:04 +0000, "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@intel.com>
> wrote:
>
> > > From: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
> > > Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 5:31 AM
> > >
> > > Write protect bit, when set, inhibits supervisor writes to the read-only
> > > pages. In guest supervisor shared virtual addressing (SVA),
> > > write-protect should be honored upon guest bind supervisor PASID
> > > request.
> > >
> > > This patch extends the VT-d portion of the IOMMU UAPI to include WP bit.
> > > WPE bit of the supervisor PASID entry will be set to match CPU CR0.WP
> > > bit.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Sanjay Kumar <sanjay.k.kumar@intel.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/iommu/intel/pasid.c | 5 +++++
> > > include/uapi/linux/iommu.h | 3 ++-
> > > 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/iommu/intel/pasid.c b/drivers/iommu/intel/pasid.c
> > > index 0b7e0e726ade..c7a2ec930af4 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/iommu/intel/pasid.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/iommu/intel/pasid.c
> > > @@ -763,6 +763,11 @@ intel_pasid_setup_bind_data(struct
> intel_iommu
> > > *iommu, struct pasid_entry *pte,
> > > return -EINVAL;
> > > }
> > > pasid_set_sre(pte);
> > > + /* Enable write protect WP if guest requested */
> > > + if (pasid_data->flags & IOMMU_SVA_VTD_GPASID_WPE) {
> > > + if (pasid_enable_wpe(pte))
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> >
> > We should call pasid_set_wpe directly, as this binding is about guest
> > page table and suppose the guest has done whatever check required
> > (e.g. gcr0.wp) before setting this bit. pasid_enable_wpe has an
> > additional check on host cr0.wp thus is logically incorrect here.
> >
> If the host CPU does not support WP, can guest VCPU still support WP? If
> so, I agree.
>

If you change 'support' to 'enable', then the answer is yes.

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