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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>
Cc: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org,
	Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>,
	Haitao Huang <haitao.huang@linux.intel.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Jethro Beekman <jethro@fortanix.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] x86/sgx: Synchronize encl->srcu in sgx_encl_release().
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:33 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210113180033.GG16960@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210113174602.GV2743@paulmck-ThinkPad-P72>

On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 09:46:02AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:

< Lemme trim that mail fat >

> It seems to me that loading and unloading SGX enclaves qualifies as a
> configuration operation, so use of synchronize_srcu_expedited() should be
> just fine in that case.  This of course implies that SGX enclaves should
> not be loaded or unloaded while an aggressive real-time application
> is running.  Which might well be the case for other reasons.

I believe RT and SGX should be orthogonal to each-other unless someone rolls out
of the woodwork, wanting to run realtime enclaves... Ewww.

> So I believe synchronize_srcu_expedited() should be fine in this case.

Thx.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-13 18:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-16 13:49 [PATCH v3] x86/sgx: Synchronize encl->srcu in sgx_encl_release() Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-01-04 20:22 ` Haitao Huang
2021-01-11 23:41   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-01-05 14:57 ` Borislav Petkov
2021-01-12  0:08   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-01-12 18:35     ` Borislav Petkov
2021-01-12 20:11       ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-13 17:18       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-01-13 17:46         ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-13 18:00           ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2021-01-13 18:22             ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-01-15  1:49           ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-01-14  4:42     ` Haitao Huang
2021-01-15  9:58       ` Jarkko Sakkinen

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