Hi Will,

On 03/09/2018 07:48 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
> Hi SHanker,
> 
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 11:06:43AM -0600, Shanker Donthineni wrote:
>> The function SMCCC_ARCH_WORKAROUND_1 was introduced as part of SMC
>> V1.1 Calling Convention to mitigate CVE-2017-5715. This patch uses
>> the standard call SMCCC_ARCH_WORKAROUND_1 for Falkor chips instead
>> of Silicon provider service ID 0xC2001700.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Shanker Donthineni <shank...@codeaurora.org>
>> ---
>> Chnages since v1:
>>   - Trivial change in cpucaps.h (refresh after removing 
>> ARM64_HARDEN_BP_POST_GUEST_EXIT)
>>
>>  arch/arm64/include/asm/cpucaps.h |  5 ++--
>>  arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_asm.h |  2 --
>>  arch/arm64/kernel/bpi.S          |  8 ------
>>  arch/arm64/kernel/cpu_errata.c   | 55 
>> ++++++++++++++--------------------------
>>  arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/entry.S       | 12 ---------
>>  arch/arm64/kvm/hyp/switch.c      | 10 --------
>>  6 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 71 deletions(-)
> 
> Could you reply to my outstanding question on the last version of this patch
> please?
> 

I replied to your comments. This patch contents have been discussed with QCOM 
CPU
architecture and design team. Their recommendation was to keep two variants of
variant2 mitigation in order to take advantage of Falkor hardware and avoid the
unnecessary overhead by calling SMMCC always.


> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2018-March/564194.html
> 
> Will
> 
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Shanker Donthineni
Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as an affiliate of Qualcomm 
Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum, a Linux 
Foundation Collaborative Project.
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