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From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
To: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, pasic@linux.ibm.com,
	borntraeger@de.ibm.com, frankja@linux.ibm.com,
	jasowang@redhat.com, cohuck@redhat.com, kvm@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-s390@vger.kernel.org,
	virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	thomas.lendacky@amd.com, david@gibson.dropbear.id.au,
	linuxram@us.ibm.com, hca@linux.ibm.com, gor@linux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 2/2] s390: virtio: PV needs VIRTIO I/O device protection
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 05:50:19 -0400
Message-ID: <20200715054807-mutt-send-email-mst@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1594801869-13365-3-git-send-email-pmorel@linux.ibm.com>

On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 10:31:09AM +0200, Pierre Morel wrote:
> If protected virtualization is active on s390, the virtio queues are
> not accessible to the host, unless VIRTIO_F_IOMMU_PLATFORM has been
> negotiated. Use the new arch_validate_virtio_features() interface to
> fail probe if that's not the case, preventing a host error on access
> attempt.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pierre Morel <pmorel@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@redhat.com>
> Acked-by: Halil Pasic <pasic@linux.ibm.com>
> Acked-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
> ---
>  arch/s390/mm/init.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/s390/mm/init.c b/arch/s390/mm/init.c
> index 6dc7c3b60ef6..d39af6554d4f 100644
> --- a/arch/s390/mm/init.c
> +++ b/arch/s390/mm/init.c
> @@ -45,6 +45,7 @@
>  #include <asm/kasan.h>
>  #include <asm/dma-mapping.h>
>  #include <asm/uv.h>
> +#include <linux/virtio_config.h>
>  
>  pgd_t swapper_pg_dir[PTRS_PER_PGD] __section(.bss..swapper_pg_dir);
>  
> @@ -161,6 +162,33 @@ bool force_dma_unencrypted(struct device *dev)
>  	return is_prot_virt_guest();
>  }
>  
> +/*
> + * arch_validate_virtio_features
> + * @dev: the VIRTIO device being added
> + *
> + * Return an error if required features are missing on a guest running
> + * with protected virtualization.
> + */
> +int arch_validate_virtio_features(struct virtio_device *dev)
> +{
> +	if (!is_prot_virt_guest())
> +		return 0;
> +
> +	if (!virtio_has_feature(dev, VIRTIO_F_VERSION_1)) {
> +		dev_warn(&dev->dev,
> +			 "legacy virtio not supported with protected virtualization\n");
> +		return -ENODEV;
> +	}
> +
> +	if (!virtio_has_feature(dev, VIRTIO_F_IOMMU_PLATFORM)) {
> +		dev_warn(&dev->dev,
> +			 "support for limited memory access required for protected virtualization\n");
> +		return -ENODEV;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
>  /* protected virtualization */
>  static void pv_init(void)
>  {

What bothers me here is that arch code depends on virtio now.
It works even with a modular virtio when functions are inline,
but it seems fragile: e.g. it breaks virtio as an out of tree module,
since layout of struct virtio_device can change.

I'm not sure what to do with this yet, will try to think about it
over the weekend. Thanks!


> -- 
> 2.25.1


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Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-15  8:31 [PATCH v7 0/2] s390: virtio: let arch validate VIRTIO features Pierre Morel
2020-07-15  8:31 ` [PATCH v7 1/2] " Pierre Morel
2020-07-15  8:31 ` [PATCH v7 2/2] s390: virtio: PV needs VIRTIO I/O device protection Pierre Morel
2020-07-15  9:50   ` Michael S. Tsirkin [this message]
2020-07-15 10:16     ` Jason Wang
2020-07-15 11:51       ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-07-16 11:19         ` Christian Borntraeger
2020-07-16 21:46           ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2020-07-22 11:48         ` Pierre Morel
2020-07-30 11:31         ` Pierre Morel
2020-08-06 14:19           ` Pierre Morel
2020-07-15  8:36 ` [PATCH v7 0/2] s390: virtio: let arch validate VIRTIO features Jason Wang
2020-07-15  9:20 ` Cornelia Huck

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