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From: Andrew Murray <andrew.murray@arm.com>
To: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>,
	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Sudeep Holla <sudeep.holla@arm.com>,
	kvmarm@lists.cs.columbia.edu,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 11/18] KVM: arm64: don't trap Statistical Profiling controls to EL2
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:56:52 +0000
Message-ID: <20191223115651.GA42593@e119886-lin.cambridge.arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <86bls0iqv6.wl-maz@kernel.org>

On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 10:42:05AM +0000, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 14:30:18 +0000,
> Andrew Murray <andrew.murray@arm.com> wrote:
> > 
> > As we now save/restore the profiler state there is no need to trap
> > accesses to the statistical profiling controls. Let's unset the
> > _TPMS bit.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Andrew Murray <andrew.murray@arm.com>
> > ---
> >  arch/arm64/kvm/debug.c | 2 --
> >  1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/debug.c b/arch/arm64/kvm/debug.c
> > index 43487f035385..07ca783e7d9e 100644
> > --- a/arch/arm64/kvm/debug.c
> > +++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/debug.c
> > @@ -88,7 +88,6 @@ void kvm_arm_reset_debug_ptr(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> >   *  - Performance monitors (MDCR_EL2_TPM/MDCR_EL2_TPMCR)
> >   *  - Debug ROM Address (MDCR_EL2_TDRA)
> >   *  - OS related registers (MDCR_EL2_TDOSA)
> > - *  - Statistical profiler (MDCR_EL2_TPMS/MDCR_EL2_E2PB)
> >   *
> >   * Additionally, KVM only traps guest accesses to the debug registers if
> >   * the guest is not actively using them (see the KVM_ARM64_DEBUG_DIRTY
> > @@ -111,7 +110,6 @@ void kvm_arm_setup_debug(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> >  	 */
> >  	vcpu->arch.mdcr_el2 = __this_cpu_read(mdcr_el2) & MDCR_EL2_HPMN_MASK;
> >  	vcpu->arch.mdcr_el2 |= (MDCR_EL2_TPM |
> > -				MDCR_EL2_TPMS |
> 
> No. This is an *optional* feature (the guest could not be presented
> with the SPE feature, or the the support simply not be compiled in).
> 
> If the guest is not allowed to see the feature, for whichever reason,
> the traps *must* be enabled and handled.

I'll update this (and similar) to trap such registers when we don't support
SPE in the guest.

My original concern in the cover letter was in how to prevent the guest
from attempting to use these registers in the first place - I think the
solution I was looking for is to trap-and-emulate ID_AA64DFR0_EL1 such that
the PMSVer bits indicate that SPE is not emulated.

Thanks,

Andrew Murray


> 
> 	M.
> 
> -- 
> Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.

  reply index

Thread overview: 78+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-20 14:30 [PATCH v2 00/18] arm64: KVM: add SPE profiling support Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 01/18] dt-bindings: ARM SPE: highlight the need for PPI partitions on heterogeneous systems Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 02/18] arm64: KVM: reset E2PB correctly in MDCR_EL2 when exiting the guest(VHE) Andrew Murray
2019-12-21 13:12   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 10:29     ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-02 16:21       ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 03/18] arm64: KVM: define SPE data structure for each vcpu Andrew Murray
2019-12-21 13:19   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 12:01     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 04/18] arm64: KVM: add SPE system registers to sys_reg_descs Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 05/18] arm64: KVM/VHE: enable the use PMSCR_EL12 on VHE systems Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 06/18] arm64: KVM: split debug save restore across vm/traps activation Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 07/18] arm64: KVM/debug: drop pmscr_el1 and use sys_regs[PMSCR_EL1] in kvm_cpu_context Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 08/18] arm64: KVM: add support to save/restore SPE profiling buffer controls Andrew Murray
2019-12-21 13:57   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 10:49     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-24 15:17       ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-24 15:48         ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 09/18] arm64: KVM: enable conditional save/restore full " Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 18:06   ` Mark Rutland
2019-12-24 12:15     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-21 14:13   ` Marc Zyngier
2020-01-07 15:13     ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-08 11:17       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-01-08 11:58         ` Will Deacon
2020-01-08 12:36           ` Marc Zyngier
2020-01-08 13:10             ` Will Deacon
2020-01-09 11:23               ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-09 11:25                 ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-09 12:01                   ` Will Deacon
2020-01-10 10:54     ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-10 11:04       ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-10 11:51         ` Marc Zyngier
2020-01-10 12:12           ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-10 11:18       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-01-10 12:12         ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-10 13:34           ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 10/18] arm64: KVM/debug: use EL1&0 stage 1 translation regime Andrew Murray
2019-12-22 10:34   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 11:11     ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-13 16:31     ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-15 14:03       ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 11/18] KVM: arm64: don't trap Statistical Profiling controls to EL2 Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 18:08   ` Mark Rutland
2019-12-22 10:42   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-23 11:56     ` Andrew Murray [this message]
2019-12-23 12:05       ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-23 12:10         ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-09 17:25           ` Andrew Murray
2020-01-09 17:42             ` Mark Rutland
2020-01-09 17:46               ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 12/18] KVM: arm64: add a new vcpu device control group for SPEv1 Andrew Murray
2019-12-22 11:03   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 12:30     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 13/18] perf: arm_spe: Add KVM structure for obtaining IRQ info Andrew Murray
2019-12-22 11:24   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 12:35     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 14/18] KVM: arm64: spe: Provide guest virtual interrupts for SPE Andrew Murray
2019-12-22 12:07   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 11:50     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-24 12:42       ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 13:08         ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-24 13:22           ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 13:36             ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-24 13:46               ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 15/18] perf: arm_spe: Handle guest/host exclusion flags Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 18:10   ` Mark Rutland
2019-12-22 12:10   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-23 12:10     ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-23 12:18       ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 16/18] KVM: arm64: enable SPE support Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 17/18, KVMTOOL] update_headers: Sync kvm UAPI headers with linux v5.5-rc2 Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 14:30 ` [PATCH v2 18/18, KVMTOOL] kvm: add a vcpu feature for SPEv1 support Andrew Murray
2019-12-20 17:55 ` [PATCH v2 00/18] arm64: KVM: add SPE profiling support Mark Rutland
2019-12-24 12:54   ` Andrew Murray
2019-12-21 10:48 ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-22 12:22   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-12-24 12:56     ` Andrew Murray

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