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From: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com>
To: Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@redhat.com>
Cc: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@intel.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v36 21/24] x86/vdso: Implement a vDSO for Intel SGX enclave call
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:23:07 +0300
Message-ID: <20200819212307.GG9942@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOASepMABkAxMRY7fJr4bAqadYyVrhZkb0BmB8cTcXUL_VmwQw@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 09:33:45AM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 12:44 PM Jarkko Sakkinen
> <jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 18, 2020 at 11:15:32AM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> > > That seems like overkill to me. I'm just asking for one additional mov
> > > instruction. :)
> >
> > I started to consider eBPF since the complexity and constraints of the
> > callback look like an overkill and without doubt will be a burden to
> > maintain.
> 
> That feels to me like more complexity just to move the existing
> complexity from one place to another.

My thinking was that there is like two parts on AEX handler:

A. You have a set of data and some application dependent logic.
   Right now this part is written in assembly most of the time.
B. You have code that decide how to continue based on that logic.

I was thinking that you could have the logic manipulating data (the
existing context structure we have can be passed directly to the BPF
state machine) patchable with a BPF program.

The logic would be executed in ring-0. vDSO would contain part B.

It is better to at least make some rational conclusions about this
because it seems to be the trend [1].

On the other hand the history with callbacks has not been a history
of victory as far as it comes to all the possible issues with them.
Like think about signals for example...

[1] https://lwn.net/Articles/813261/

/Jarkko

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Thread overview: 80+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-16 13:52 [PATCH v36 00/24] Intel SGX foundations Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 01/24] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Add Intel SGX hardware bits Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:13   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 02/24] x86/cpufeatures: x86/msr: Add Intel SGX Launch Control " Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:14   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 03/24] x86/mm: x86/sgx: Signal SIGSEGV with PF_SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:16   ` Darren Kenny
2020-08-20 15:31   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-21 17:35     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 04/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX microarchitectural data structures Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:14   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 05/24] x86/sgx: Add wrappers for ENCLS leaf functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-07  9:37   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 06/24] x86/cpu/intel: Detect SGX support Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:17   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 07/24] x86/cpu/intel: Add nosgx kernel parameter Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:18   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 08/24] x86/sgx: Initialize metadata for Enclave Page Cache (EPC) sections Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:27   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 09/24] x86/sgx: Add __sgx_alloc_epc_page() and sgx_free_epc_page() Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:29   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 10/24] mm: Add vm_ops->mprotect() Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:35   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 11/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX enclave driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 13:59   ` Darren Kenny
2020-08-25 16:44   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-26 13:46     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 12/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX_IOC_ENCLAVE_CREATE Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 15:40   ` Darren Kenny
2020-08-26 14:52   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-27 13:24     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-27 16:15       ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-28 23:39         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-29  0:21       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-09-01 16:41   ` Haitao Huang
2020-09-04 11:55     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 13/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX_IOC_ENCLAVE_ADD_PAGES Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 16:29   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 14/24] x86/sgx: Add SGX_IOC_ENCLAVE_INIT Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 16:40   ` Darren Kenny
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 15/24] x86/sgx: Allow a limited use of ATTRIBUTE.PROVISIONKEY for attestation Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 17:00   ` Darren Kenny
2020-08-18 13:30     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 16/24] x86/sgx: Add a page reclaimer Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 17/24] x86/sgx: ptrace() support for the SGX driver Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 18/24] x86/vdso: Add support for exception fixup in vDSO functions Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 19/24] x86/fault: Add helper function to sanitize error code Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:52 ` [PATCH v36 20/24] x86/traps: Attempt to fixup exceptions in vDSO before signaling Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:53 ` [PATCH v36 21/24] x86/vdso: Implement a vDSO for Intel SGX enclave call Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-06 14:55   ` Nathaniel McCallum
2020-08-10 22:23     ` Sean Christopherson
2020-08-11  7:16       ` Jethro Beekman
2020-08-11 14:54         ` Sean Christopherson
2020-08-18 14:52       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-18 15:06         ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-18 15:15           ` Nathaniel McCallum
2020-08-18 16:43             ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-19 13:33               ` Nathaniel McCallum
2020-08-19 14:00                 ` Jethro Beekman
2020-08-19 21:23                 ` Jarkko Sakkinen [this message]
2020-08-10 23:08     ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-10 23:48       ` Sean Christopherson
2020-08-11  0:52         ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-11 15:16           ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-13 19:38             ` Sean Christopherson
2020-08-17 13:12       ` Nathaniel McCallum
2020-08-17 15:01         ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-18 15:15       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-20  0:19         ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-08-18 14:26     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:53 ` [PATCH v36 22/24] selftests/x86: Add a selftest for SGX Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-08-27  4:47   ` Nathaniel McCallum
2020-08-27 15:20     ` Sean Christopherson
2020-08-28 23:27       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:53 ` [PATCH v36 23/24] docs: x86/sgx: Document SGX micro architecture and kernel internals Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-28 21:35   ` Pavel Machek
2020-08-06 10:21     ` Dr. Greg
2020-08-08 22:18       ` Pavel Machek
2020-08-19 20:55     ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2020-07-16 13:53 ` [PATCH v36 24/24] x86/sgx: Update MAINTAINERS Jarkko Sakkinen

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