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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: ira.weiny@intel.com, Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 06/10] x86/entry: Preserve PKRS MSR across exceptions
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 16:28:51 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y2hwqwng.fsf@nanos.tec.linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201106232908.364581-7-ira.weiny@intel.com>

On Fri, Nov 06 2020 at 15:29, ira weiny wrote:
> +#ifdef CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_SUPERVISOR_PKEYS
> +/*
> + * PKRS is a per-logical-processor MSR which overlays additional protection for
> + * pages which have been mapped with a protection key.
> + *
> + * The register is not maintained with XSAVE so we have to maintain the MSR
> + * value in software during context switch and exception handling.
> + *
> + * Context switches save the MSR in the task struct thus taking that value to
> + * other processors if necessary.
> + *
> + * To protect against exceptions having access to this memory we save the
> + * current running value and set the PKRS value for the duration of the
> + * exception.  Thus preventing exception handlers from having the elevated
> + * access of the interrupted task.
> + */
> +noinstr void irq_save_set_pkrs(irqentry_state_t *irq_state, u32 val)
> +{
> +	if (!cpu_feature_enabled(X86_FEATURE_PKS))
> +		return;
> +
> +	irq_state->thread_pkrs = current->thread.saved_pkrs;
> +	write_pkrs(INIT_PKRS_VALUE);

Why is this noinstr? Just because it's called from a noinstr function?

Of course the function itself violates the noinstr constraints:

  vmlinux.o: warning: objtool: write_pkrs()+0x36: call to do_trace_write_msr() leaves .noinstr.text section

There is absolutely no reason to have this marked noinstr.

Thanks,

        tglx

  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-17 15:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-06 23:28 [PATCH V3 00/10] PKS: Add Protection Keys Supervisor (PKS) support V3 ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:28 ` [PATCH V3 01/10] x86/pkeys: Create pkeys_common.h ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 02/10] x86/fpu: Refactor arch_set_user_pkey_access() for PKS support ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 03/10] x86/pks: Add PKS defines and Kconfig options ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 04/10] x86/pks: Preserve the PKRS MSR on context switch ira.weiny
2020-12-17 14:50   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-17 22:43     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-18 13:57       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-18 19:20         ` Dan Williams
2020-12-18 21:06           ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-18 21:58             ` Dan Williams
2020-12-18 22:44               ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-18 19:42         ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-18 20:10           ` Dave Hansen
2020-12-18 21:30           ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-18  4:05     ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-17 20:41   ` [NEEDS-REVIEW] " Dave Hansen
2020-12-18  4:10     ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-18 15:33       ` Dave Hansen
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 05/10] x86/entry: Pass irqentry_state_t by reference ira.weiny
2020-11-15 18:58   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-11-16 18:49     ` Ira Weiny
2020-11-16 20:36       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-11-24  6:09   ` [PATCH V3.1] entry: " ira.weiny
2020-12-11 22:14     ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-12-16  1:32       ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-16  2:09         ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-12-17  0:38           ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-17 13:07       ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-17 13:19         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-12-17 15:35           ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-12-17 16:58     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 06/10] x86/entry: Preserve PKRS MSR across exceptions ira.weiny
2020-12-17 15:28   ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 07/10] x86/fault: Report the PKRS state on fault ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 08/10] x86/pks: Add PKS kernel API ira.weiny
2020-12-23 20:39   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 09/10] x86/pks: Enable Protection Keys Supervisor (PKS) ira.weiny
2020-11-06 23:29 ` [PATCH V3 10/10] x86/pks: Add PKS test code ira.weiny
2020-12-17 20:55   ` Dave Hansen
2020-12-18  4:05     ` Ira Weiny
2020-12-18 16:59       ` Dan Williams
2020-12-07 22:14 ` [PATCH V3 00/10] PKS: Add Protection Keys Supervisor (PKS) support V3 Ira Weiny
2020-12-08 15:55   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-12-08 17:22     ` Ira Weiny

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