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From: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
Cc: Xen-devel <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>,
	"Wei Liu" <wl@xen.org>, "Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 10/10] x86/cpuid: Enable CPUID Faulting for PV control domains by default
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:52:26 +0100
Message-ID: <f62ad965-0f2f-8fc7-b232-18f3301ae94f@citrix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <24ecd3eb-58fe-f859-3be1-e58c0e94b310@suse.com>

On 16/09/2019 12:22, Jan Beulich wrote:
> On 13.09.2019 21:27, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>> The domain builder no longer uses local CPUID instructions for policy
>> decisions.  This resolves a key issue for PVH dom0's.  However, as PV dom0's
>> have never had faulting enforced, leave a command line option to restore the
>> old behaviour.
>>
>> Advertise virtualised faulting support to control domains unless the opt-out
>> has been used.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
> Reviewed-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>

Thanks,

> perhaps with ...
>
>> --- a/xen/arch/x86/dom0_build.c
>> +++ b/xen/arch/x86/dom0_build.c
>> @@ -305,6 +305,8 @@ static int __init parse_dom0_param(const char *s)
>>  #endif
>>          else if ( (val = parse_boolean("verbose", s, ss)) >= 0 )
>>              opt_dom0_verbose = val;
>> +        else if ( (val = parse_boolean("cpuid-faulting", s, ss)) >= 0 )
>> +            opt_dom0_cpuid_faulting = val;
> ... this wrapped in "#ifdef CONFIG_PV" or IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_PV)
> added to the condition?

Done.

~Andrew

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Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-13 19:27 [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 00/10] x86/cpuid: Switch to using XEN_DOMCTL_set_cpumsr_policy Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 01/10] x86/msr: Offer CPUID Faulting to PVH control domains Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 10:53   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 02/10] libx86: Proactively initialise error pointers Andrew Cooper
     [not found]   ` <527f33ad-3de1-15c7-eb4b-603eaf65f3c5@suse.com>
     [not found]     ` <65f18521-15c5-72a9-29f6-cd5d621e1283@citrix.com>
2019-09-16 15:46       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 03/10] libx86: Introduce x86_cpu_policies_are_compatible() Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 10:59   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-16 15:31     ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 04/10] x86/cpuid: Split update_domain_cpuid_info() in half Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 05/10] x86/domctl: Implement XEN_DOMCTL_set_cpumsr_policy Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 11:04   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-16 15:40     ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 06/10] tools/libxc: Pre-cleanup for xc_cpuid_{set, apply_policy}() Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 11:09   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-16 15:42     ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 07/10] tools/libxc: Rework xc_cpuid_set() to use {get, set}_cpu_policy() Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 08/10] tools/libxc: Rework xc_cpuid_apply_policy() " Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 11:17   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-16 13:41     ` Wei Liu
2019-09-16 15:49     ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 16:05       ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-18 16:09   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-19  8:48     ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-25 18:11   ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 " Andrew Cooper
2019-09-26  8:04     ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-26 12:25       ` Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 09/10] x86/domctl: Drop XEN_DOMCTL_set_cpuid Andrew Cooper
2019-09-13 19:27 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 10/10] x86/cpuid: Enable CPUID Faulting for PV control domains by default Andrew Cooper
2019-09-16 11:22   ` Jan Beulich
2019-09-16 15:52     ` Andrew Cooper [this message]

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