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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: ira.weiny@intel.com, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com>,
	"Hansen, Dave" <dave.hansen@intel.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	nvdimm@lists.linux.dev, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V7 05/18] x86/pks: Add PKS setup code
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 12:03:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87o867gowq.ffs@tglx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ilwgl10a.ffs@tglx>

On Thu, Nov 25 2021 at 16:15, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03 2021 at 21:32, ira weiny wrote:
> Aside of that, the function which set's up the init value is really
> bogus. As you explained in the cover letter a kernel user has to:
>
>    1) Claim an index in the enum
>    2) Add a default value to the array in that function
>
> Seriously? How is that any better than doing:
>
> #define PKS_KEY0_DEFAULT	PKR_RW_ENABLE
> #define PKS_KEY1_DEFAULT	PKR_ACCESS_DISABLE
> ...
> #define PKS_KEY15_DEFAULT	PKR_ACCESS_DISABLE
>
> and let the compiler construct pkrs_init_value?
>
> TBH, it's not and this function has to be ripped out in case that you
> need a dynamic allocation of keys some day. So what is this buying us
> aside of horrible to read and utterly pointless code?

And as Taoyi confirmed its broken.

It surely takes a reviewer to spot that and an external engineer to run
rdmsr -a to validate that this is not working as expected, right?

Sigh...

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-11-26 11:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-04  4:32 [PATCH V7 00/18] PKS/PMEM: Add Stray Write Protection ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 01/18] x86/pkeys: Create pkeys_common.h ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 02/18] x86/fpu: Refactor arch_set_user_pkey_access() ira.weiny
2021-11-25 14:23   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 03/18] x86/pks: Add additional PKEY helper macros ira.weiny
2021-11-25 14:25   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-25 16:58     ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-12-08  0:51     ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-08 15:11       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 04/18] x86/pks: Add PKS defines and Kconfig options ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 05/18] x86/pks: Add PKS setup code ira.weiny
2021-11-25 15:15   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-26  3:11     ` taoyi.ty
2021-11-26  9:57       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-26 11:03     ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 06/18] x86/fault: Adjust WARN_ON for PKey fault ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 07/18] x86/pks: Preserve the PKRS MSR on context switch ira.weiny
2021-11-25 15:25   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 08/18] x86/entry: Preserve PKRS MSR across exceptions ira.weiny
2021-11-13  0:50   ` Ira Weiny
2021-11-25 11:19     ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-12-03  1:13     ` Andy Lutomirski
2021-11-25 14:12   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-12-07  1:54     ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-07  4:45       ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-08  0:21       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 09/18] x86/pks: Add PKS kernel API ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 10/18] x86/pks: Introduce pks_abandon_protections() ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 11/18] x86/pks: Add PKS Test code ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 12/18] x86/pks: Add PKS fault callbacks ira.weiny
2021-08-11 21:18   ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2021-08-17  3:21     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 13/18] memremap_pages: Add access protection via supervisor Protection Keys (PKS) ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 14/18] memremap_pages: Add memremap.pks_fault_mode ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:57   ` Randy Dunlap
2021-08-07 19:32     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-11 19:01   ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2021-08-17  3:12     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 15/18] kmap: Add stray access protection for devmap pages ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 16/18] dax: Stray access protection for dax_direct_access() ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 17/18] nvdimm/pmem: Enable stray access protection ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 18/18] devdax: " ira.weiny

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