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From: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: x86@kernel.org, joao@overdrivepizza.com, hjl.tools@gmail.com,
	jpoimboe@redhat.com, andrew.cooper3@citrix.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, keescook@chromium.org,
	samitolvanen@google.com
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/6] x86: Kernel IBT beginnings
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2022 16:09:02 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKwvOdm_-Gf=pTbM0ai6tn99Yxo4eV217R1j__36zOj0vBQ-PQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211122170301.764232470@infradead.org>

On Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 9:14 AM Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> So I hacked this up on Friday night / Saturday morning and spend all of today
> cleaning it up.
>
> It is the very bare beginnings of kernel IBT support. Since I'm lacking any
> sort of actual hardware it even lacks fun things like code to write to the MSRs
> to enable the IBT tracker etc..
>
> However, it should have most of the ENDBR instructions in the right place -- I
> hope :-) That said; I would *really* like compiler support for this stuff to be
> improved, the amount of fixups done by objtool is obscene.
>
> The end result still boots on ancient x86-64 hardware, for whatever that's
> worth (when built with the below turd included that is).

Thanks for the patches!

Are there recommended command line args for qemu emulation to test
this with? Tigerlake and Alderlake should be required for IBT support
IIRC from our IRC discussion?
https://qemu.readthedocs.io/en/latest/system/qemu-cpu-models.html#preferred-cpu-models-for-intel-x86-hosts
No hits for:
$ qemu-system-x86_64 -cpu help | grep -e tiger -e alder
$ qemu-system-x86_64 --version
QEMU emulator version 6.2.0 (Debian 1:6.2+dfsg-2)
Copyright (c) 2003-2021 Fabrice Bellard and the QEMU Project developers


-- 
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

      parent reply	other threads:[~2022-02-09  0:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-22 17:03 Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 1/6] x86: Annotate _THIS_IP_ Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-23 13:53   ` Mark Rutland
2021-11-23 14:14     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-24 18:18       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 2/6] x86: Base IBT bits Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-08 23:32   ` Kees Cook
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 3/6] x86: Add ENDBR to IRET-to-Self Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-22 18:09   ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-08 23:33     ` Kees Cook
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 4/6] objtool: Read the _THIS_IP_ hints Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 5/6] x86: Sprinkle ENDBR dust Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-23 14:00   ` Mark Rutland
2021-11-23 14:21     ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-08 23:38     ` Kees Cook
2021-11-22 17:03 ` [RFC][PATCH 6/6] objtool: Add IBT validation / fixups Peter Zijlstra
2021-11-24 19:30   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2022-02-08 23:43     ` Kees Cook
2022-02-09  5:09       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2022-02-09 11:41       ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-09 11:45         ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-12-24  2:05   ` joao
2022-02-08 23:42     ` Kees Cook
2022-02-09  2:21       ` Joao Moreira
2022-02-09  4:05         ` Kees Cook
2022-02-09  5:18           ` Joao Moreira
2022-02-11 13:38             ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-14 21:38               ` Sami Tolvanen
2022-02-14 22:25                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-15 16:56                   ` Sami Tolvanen
2022-02-15 20:03                     ` Kees Cook
2022-02-15 21:05                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-15 23:05                         ` Kees Cook
2022-02-15 23:38                           ` Joao Moreira
2022-02-16 12:24                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-15 20:53                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-15 22:45               ` Joao Moreira
2022-02-16  0:57               ` Andrew Cooper
2022-03-02  3:06               ` Peter Collingbourne
2022-03-02  3:32                 ` Joao Moreira
2022-06-08 17:53                 ` Fāng-ruì Sòng
2022-06-09  0:05                   ` Sami Tolvanen
2021-11-23  7:58 ` [RFC][PATCH 0/6] x86: Kernel IBT beginnings Christoph Hellwig
2021-11-23  9:02   ` Peter Zijlstra
2022-02-08 23:48 ` Kees Cook
2022-02-09  0:09 ` Nick Desaulniers [this message]

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