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From: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, Joerg Roedel <joro@8bytes.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, kexec@lists.infradead.org,
	stable@vger.kernel.org, hpa@zytor.com,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Tom Lendacky <thomas.lendacky@amd.com>,
	Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	Cfir Cohen <cfir@google.com>, Erdem Aktas <erdemaktas@google.com>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>,
	Mike Stunes <mstunes@vmware.com>,
	Sean Christopherson <seanjc@google.com>,
	Martin Radev <martin.b.radev@gmail.com>,
	Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>,
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	kvm@vger.kernel.org, virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 01/12] kexec: Allow architecture code to opt-out at runtime
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2021 17:37:13 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YYFpOfovSN2Af+ux@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmrjbmy9.fsf@disp2133>

On Mon, Nov 01, 2021 at 04:11:42PM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> I seem to remember the consensus when this was reviewed that it was
> unnecessary and there is already support for doing something like
> this at a more fine grained level so we don't need a new kexec hook.

It was a discussion, no consenus :)

I still think it is better to solve this in generic code for everybody
to re-use than with an hack in the architecture hooks.

More and more platforms which enable confidential computing features
may need this hook in the future.

Regards,

-- 
Jörg Rödel
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-02 16:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-13 15:55 [PATCH v2 00/12] x86/sev: KEXEC/KDUMP support for SEV-ES guests Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 01/12] kexec: Allow architecture code to opt-out at runtime Joerg Roedel
2021-11-01 16:10   ` Borislav Petkov
2021-11-01 21:11     ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-02 16:37       ` Joerg Roedel [this message]
2021-11-02 17:00       ` Joerg Roedel
2021-11-02 18:17         ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-02 17:17       ` Borislav Petkov
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 02/12] x86/kexec/64: Forbid kexec when running as an SEV-ES guest Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 03/12] x86/sev: Save and print negotiated GHCB protocol version Joerg Roedel
2021-11-03 14:27   ` Borislav Petkov
2022-01-26  9:27     ` Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 04/12] x86/sev: Do not hardcode " Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 05/12] x86/sev: Use GHCB protocol version 2 if supported Joerg Roedel
2021-11-03 16:05   ` Borislav Petkov
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 06/12] x86/sev: Cache AP Jump Table Address Joerg Roedel
2021-11-08 18:14   ` Borislav Petkov
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 07/12] x86/sev: Setup code to park APs in the AP Jump Table Joerg Roedel
2021-11-10 16:37   ` Borislav Petkov
2022-01-26 14:26     ` Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:55 ` [PATCH v2 08/12] x86/sev: Park APs on AP Jump Table with GHCB protocol version 2 Joerg Roedel
2021-11-12 16:33   ` Borislav Petkov
2022-01-27  9:01     ` Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:56 ` [PATCH v2 09/12] x86/sev: Use AP Jump Table blob to stop CPU Joerg Roedel
2021-11-15 18:44   ` Borislav Petkov
2021-09-13 15:56 ` [PATCH v2 10/12] x86/sev: Add MMIO handling support to boot/compressed/ code Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:56 ` [PATCH v2 11/12] x86/sev: Handle CLFLUSH MMIO events Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 15:56 ` [PATCH v2 12/12] x86/sev: Support kexec under SEV-ES with AP Jump Table blob Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 16:02 ` [PATCH v2 00/12] x86/sev: KEXEC/KDUMP support for SEV-ES guests Dave Hansen
2021-09-13 16:14   ` Joerg Roedel
2021-09-13 16:21     ` Dave Hansen

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