On Fri, Nov 12 2021 at 16:50, Ira Weiny wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 09:32:21PM -0700, 'Ira Weiny' wrote:
>> From: Ira Weiny <ira.we...@intel.com>
>> The PKRS MSR is not managed by XSAVE.  It is preserved through a context
>> switch but this support leaves exception handling code open to memory
>> accesses during exceptions.
>> 2 possible places for preserving this state were considered,
>> irqentry_state_t or pt_regs.[1]  pt_regs was much more complicated and
>> was potentially fraught with unintended consequences.[2]  However, Andy
>> came up with a way to hide additional values on the stack which could be
>> accessed as "extended_pt_regs".[3]
> Andy,
> I'm preparing to send V8 of this PKS work.  But I have not seen any feed back
> since I originally implemented this in V4[1].
> Does this meets your expectations?  Are there any issues you can see with this
> code?
> I would appreciate your feedback.

Not Andy here, but I'll respond to the patch in a minute.



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