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From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
To: Chenyi Qiang <chenyi.qiang@intel.com>,
	Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>,
	Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>,
	Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@tencent.com>,
	Jim Mattson <jmattson@google.com>, Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	Xiaoyao Li <xiaoyao.li@intel.com>
Cc: kvm@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/5] KVM: PKS Virtualization support
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2021 10:24:26 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <adf80c59-8309-75a6-4678-7fee03529d7d@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210205083706.14146-1-chenyi.qiang@intel.com>

On 05/02/21 09:37, Chenyi Qiang wrote:
> Protection Keys for Supervisor Pages(PKS) is a feature that extends the
> Protection Keys architecture to support thread-specific permission
> restrictions on supervisor pages.
> 
> PKS works similar to an existing feature named PKU(protecting user pages).
> They both perform an additional check after all legacy access
> permissions checks are done. If violated, #PF occurs and PFEC.PK bit will
> be set. PKS introduces MSR IA32_PKRS to manage supervisor protection key
> rights. The MSR contains 16 pairs of ADi and WDi bits. Each pair
> advertises on a group of pages with the same key which is set in the
> leaf paging-structure entries(bits[62:59]). Currently, IA32_PKRS is not
> supported by XSAVES architecture.
> 
> This patchset aims to add the virtualization of PKS in KVM. It
> implemented PKS CPUID enumeration, vmentry/vmexit configuration, MSR
> exposure, nested supported etc. Currently, PKS is not yet supported for
> shadow paging.
> 
> PKS bare metal support:
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20201106232908.364581-1-ira.weiny@intel.com/
> 
> Detailed information about PKS can be found in the latest Intel 64 and
> IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual.
> 
> ---
> 
> Changelogs:
> 
> v3->v4
> - Make the MSR intercept and load-controls setting depend on CR4.PKS value
> - shadow the guest pkrs and make it usable in PKS emultion
> - add the cr4_pke and cr4_pks check in pkr_mask update
> - squash PATCH 2 and PATCH 5 to make the dependencies read more clear
> - v3: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20201105081805.5674-1-chenyi.qiang@intel.com/
> 
> v2->v3:
> - No function changes since last submit
> - rebase on the latest PKS kernel support:
>    https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20201102205320.1458656-1-ira.weiny@intel.com/
> - add MSR_IA32_PKRS to the vmx_possible_passthrough_msrs[]
> - RFC v2: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20201014021157.18022-1-chenyi.qiang@intel.com/
> 
> v1->v2:
> - rebase on the latest PKS kernel support:
>    https://github.com/weiny2/linux-kernel/tree/pks-rfc-v3
> - add a kvm-unit-tests for PKS
> - add the check in kvm_init_msr_list for PKRS
> - place the X86_CR4_PKS in mmu_role_bits in kvm_set_cr4
> - add the support to expose VM_{ENTRY, EXIT}_LOAD_IA32_PKRS in nested
>    VMX MSR
> - RFC v1: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200807084841.7112-1-chenyi.qiang@intel.com/
> 
> ---
> 
> Chenyi Qiang (5):
>    KVM: VMX: Introduce PKS VMCS fields
>    KVM: X86: Expose PKS to guest
>    KVM: MMU: Rename the pkru to pkr
>    KVM: MMU: Add support for PKS emulation
>    KVM: VMX: Enable PKS for nested VM
> 
>   arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 17 +++---
>   arch/x86/include/asm/pkeys.h    |  1 +
>   arch/x86/include/asm/vmx.h      |  6 ++
>   arch/x86/kvm/cpuid.c            |  3 +-
>   arch/x86/kvm/mmu.h              | 23 ++++----
>   arch/x86/kvm/mmu/mmu.c          | 81 +++++++++++++++------------
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/capabilities.h |  6 ++
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c       | 38 ++++++++++++-
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs.h         |  1 +
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs12.c       |  2 +
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmcs12.h       |  6 +-
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.c          | 99 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>   arch/x86/kvm/vmx/vmx.h          |  1 +
>   arch/x86/kvm/x86.c              | 11 +++-
>   arch/x86/kvm/x86.h              |  8 +++
>   arch/x86/mm/pkeys.c             |  6 ++
>   include/linux/pkeys.h           |  4 ++
>   17 files changed, 249 insertions(+), 64 deletions(-)
> 

Looks mostly good, but I'll only be able to include it after the bare 
metal implementation is in.

Paolo


      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-05  9:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-05  8:37 Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  8:37 ` [PATCH v4 1/5] KVM: VMX: Introduce PKS VMCS fields Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  8:37 ` [PATCH v4 2/5] KVM: X86: Expose PKS to guest Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  9:23   ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-02-05  9:25   ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-02-05  9:56     ` Borislav Petkov
2021-02-05 10:10       ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-02-05 11:29         ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-02-05 11:51           ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-07-29 16:44   ` Sean Christopherson
2021-08-03  8:50     ` Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  8:37 ` [PATCH v4 3/5] KVM: MMU: Rename the pkru to pkr Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  8:37 ` [PATCH v4 4/5] KVM: MMU: Add support for PKS emulation Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  9:20   ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-07-29 17:25   ` Sean Christopherson
2021-07-29 17:45     ` Paolo Bonzini
2021-08-03  8:52       ` Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  8:37 ` [PATCH v4 5/5] KVM: VMX: Enable PKS for nested VM Chenyi Qiang
2021-02-05  9:24 ` Paolo Bonzini [this message]

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