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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>
Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org,
	dave.hansen@intel.com, nhorman@redhat.com, npmccallum@redhat.com,
	serge.ayoun@intel.com, shay.katz-zamir@intel.com,
	haitao.huang@intel.com, andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com,
	tglx@linutronix.de, kai.svahn@intel.com, josh@joshtriplett.org,
	luto@kernel.org, kai.huang@intel.com, rientjes@google.com,
	cedric.xing@intel.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v22 04/24] x86/cpu/intel: Detect SGX supprt
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 20:21:19 +0200
Message-ID: <20190924182119.GL19317@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190924174311.GB16218@linux.intel.com>

On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 10:43:11AM -0700, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> The intent of running on every CPU is to verify MSR_IA32_FEATURE_CONTROL
> is correctly configured on all CPUs.  It's extremely unlikely that
> firmware would misconfigure or fail to write the MSR on only APs, but if
> that does happen we'll spam dmesg and possibly panic or hang the kernel.
> 
> The severity of the fallout is why we're being paranoid.  KVM is similarly
> paranoid about VMX enabling since it'll BUG() on an unexpected fault due
> to a misconfigured FEATURE_CONTROL.

None of that is in the commit message or written anywhere AFAICT. And my
crystal ball doesn't show it either so please write down properly why
this is needed. Better over the function as a comment I'd say.

Thx.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette

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Thread overview: 102+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-03 14:26 [PATCH v22 00/24] Intel SGX foundations Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 01/24] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Add Intel SGX hardware bits Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-24 15:28   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-24 16:11     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-24 16:25       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 02/24] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Intel SGX Launch Control " Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-24 15:52   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-24 20:22     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-25  8:51       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-25 17:18         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-25 18:31           ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-25 19:08             ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-27 16:11           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-25 14:09     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-25 14:10       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-25 14:38         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-25 15:19       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-25 16:49         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-25 17:28           ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-25 18:18             ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 03/24] x86/mm: x86/sgx: Signal SIGSEGV with PF_SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-24 16:04   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-25 14:16     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 04/24] x86/cpu/intel: Detect SGX supprt Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-24 16:13   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-24 17:43     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-09-24 18:21       ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2019-09-25 14:46         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 05/24] x86/sgx: Add ENCLS architectural error codes Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-27 10:20   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-27 16:08     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-27 17:20       ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-01 20:23         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 06/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX microarchitectural data structures Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-27 16:27   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-01 19:10     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-01 20:39     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 07/24] x86/sgx: Add wrappers for ENCLS leaf functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-04  9:45   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-04 18:56     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-08  4:04     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08  7:18       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-08 13:35         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08 14:56           ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 08/24] x86/sgx: Enumerate and track EPC sections Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-05  9:26   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-07 11:58     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 09/24] x86/sgx: Add functions to allocate and free EPC pages Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-05 16:44   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-07 14:50     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08  9:09       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-08 13:31         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-07 17:55     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-07 18:09       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 10/24] x86/sgx: Add sgx_einit() for wrapping ENCLS[EINIT] Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-08 17:30   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-08 17:45     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08 17:46       ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08 17:53         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 11/24] mm: Introduce vm_ops->may_mprotect() Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-08 17:41   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 12/24] x86/sgx: Linux Enclave Driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-08 17:59   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-08 18:17     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-08 19:19       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 13/24] x86/sgx: Add provisioning Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 14/24] x86/sgx: Add a page reclaimer Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 15/24] x86/sgx: ptrace() support for the SGX driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 16/24] x86/vdso: Add support for exception fixup in vDSO functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-02 23:18   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-02 23:45     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-04  0:03     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-04 18:49       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-04  0:15     ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-04 18:52       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-05 15:54         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-07  7:57           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-07  8:10             ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-07 12:04               ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-08  4:54                 ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-05 18:39         ` Sean Christopherson
2019-10-07  8:01           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-06 23:38         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-06 23:40           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 17/24] x86/fault: Add helper function to sanitize error code Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 18/24] x86/traps: Attempt to fixup exceptions in vDSO before signaling Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 19/24] x86/vdso: Add __vdso_sgx_enter_enclave() to wrap SGX enclave transitions Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 20/24] selftests/x86: Add a selftest for SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 21/24] selftests/x86: Recurse into subdirectories Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 22/24] x86/sgx: Update MAINTAINERS Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 23/24] docs: x86/sgx: Document microarchitecture Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-27 18:15   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-09-03 14:26 ` [PATCH v22 24/24] docs: x86/sgx: Document kernel internals Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-27 17:07   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-10-01 19:34     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-13 20:38 ` [PATCH v22 00/24] Intel SGX foundations Dave Hansen
2019-09-14 13:41   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-14 15:32     ` Dave Hansen
2019-09-16  5:23       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-09-24 17:20         ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-09-25 14:32           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2019-10-02 23:42             ` Jarkko Sakkinen

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