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From: Dave Hansen <dave@sr71.net>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, x86@kernel.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org, Dave Hansen <dave@sr71.net>,
	dave.hansen@linux.intel.com
Subject: [PATCH 25/33] x86, pkeys: add Kconfig prompt to existing config option
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:02:28 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160212210228.7E79386C@viggo.jf.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160212210152.9CAD15B0@viggo.jf.intel.com>


From: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>

I don't have a strong opinion on whether we need this or not.
Protection Keys has relatively little code associated with it,
and it is not a heavyweight feature to keep enabled.  However,
I can imagine that folks would still appreciate being able to
disable it.

Here's the option if folks want it.

Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
---

 b/arch/x86/Kconfig |   10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff -puN arch/x86/Kconfig~pkeys-40-kconfig-prompt arch/x86/Kconfig
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig~pkeys-40-kconfig-prompt	2016-02-12 10:44:25.134653590 -0800
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig	2016-02-12 10:44:25.138653773 -0800
@@ -1715,8 +1715,18 @@ config X86_INTEL_MPX
 	  If unsure, say N.
 
 config X86_INTEL_MEMORY_PROTECTION_KEYS
+	prompt "Intel Memory Protection Keys"
 	def_bool y
+	# Note: only available in 64-bit mode
 	depends on CPU_SUP_INTEL && X86_64
+	---help---
+	  Memory Protection Keys provides a mechanism for enforcing
+	  page-based protections, but without requiring modification of the
+	  page tables when an application changes protection domains.
+
+	  For details, see Documentation/x86/protection-keys.txt
+
+	  If unsure, say y.
 
 config EFI
 	bool "EFI runtime service support"
_

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-02-12 21:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-02-12 21:01 [PATCH 00/33] x86: Memory Protection Keys (v10) Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:01 ` [PATCH 01/33] mm: introduce get_user_pages_remote() Dave Hansen
2016-02-15  6:09   ` Balbir Singh
2016-02-15 16:29     ` Dave Hansen
2016-02-15  6:14   ` Srikar Dronamraju
2016-02-12 21:01 ` [PATCH 02/33] mm: overload get_user_pages() functions Dave Hansen
2016-02-16  8:36   ` Ingo Molnar
2016-02-17 18:15     ` Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:01 ` [PATCH 03/33] mm, gup: switch callers of get_user_pages() to not pass tsk/mm Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:01 ` [PATCH 04/33] x86, fpu: add placeholder for Processor Trace XSAVE state Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 05/33] x86, pkeys: Add Kconfig option Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 06/33] x86, pkeys: cpuid bit definition Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 07/33] x86, pkeys: define new CR4 bit Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 08/33] x86, pkeys: add PKRU xsave fields and data structure(s) Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 09/33] x86, pkeys: PTE bits for storing protection key Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 10/33] x86, pkeys: new page fault error code bit: PF_PK Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 11/33] x86, pkeys: store protection in high VMA flags Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 12/33] x86, pkeys: arch-specific protection bits Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 13/33] x86, pkeys: pass VMA down in to fault signal generation code Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 14/33] signals, pkeys: notify userspace about protection key faults Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 15/33] x86, pkeys: fill in pkey field in siginfo Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 16/33] x86, pkeys: add functions to fetch PKRU Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 17/33] mm: factor out VMA fault permission checking Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 18/33] x86, mm: simplify get_user_pages() PTE bit handling Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 19/33] x86, pkeys: check VMAs and PTEs for protection keys Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 20/33] mm: do not enforce PKEY permissions on "foreign" mm access Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 21/33] x86, pkeys: optimize fault handling in access_error() Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 22/33] x86, pkeys: differentiate instruction fetches Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 23/33] x86, pkeys: dump PKRU with other kernel registers Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 24/33] x86, pkeys: dump pkey from VMA in /proc/pid/smaps Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` Dave Hansen [this message]
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 26/33] x86, pkeys: actually enable Memory Protection Keys in CPU Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 27/33] mm, multi-arch: pass a protection key in to calc_vm_flag_bits() Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 28/33] x86, pkeys: add arch_validate_pkey() Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 29/33] x86: separate out LDT init from context init Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 30/33] x86, fpu: allow setting of XSAVE state Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 31/33] x86, pkeys: allow kernel to modify user pkey rights register Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 32/33] x86, pkeys: create an x86 arch_calc_vm_prot_bits() for VMA flags Dave Hansen
2016-02-12 21:02 ` [PATCH 33/33] x86, pkeys: execute-only support Dave Hansen
2016-02-17 21:27   ` Kees Cook
2016-02-17 21:33     ` Dave Hansen
2016-02-17 21:36       ` Kees Cook
2016-02-17 22:17     ` Andy Lutomirski
2016-02-17 22:53       ` Dave Hansen
2016-02-18  0:46         ` Andy Lutomirski
2016-02-16  9:29 ` [PATCH 00/33] x86: Memory Protection Keys (v10) Ingo Molnar

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