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From: Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>,
	Jethro Beekman <jethro@fortanix.com>
Cc: linux-sgx@vger.kernel.org, Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	x86@kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Saravanan D <saravanand@fb.com>,
	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>,
	Krish Sadhukhan <krish.sadhukhan@oracle.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/sgx: Add SGX_MemTotal to /proc/meminfo
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 12:34:00 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ffcef189-78fd-1b57-88bb-577708fb7abc@linuxfoundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210818134026.GA7967@iki.fi>

On 8/18/21 7:40 AM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 03:29:59PM +0200, Jethro Beekman wrote:
>> On 2021-08-18 15:25, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
>>> The amount of SGX memory on the system is determined by the BIOS and it
>>> varies wildly between systems.  It can be from dozens of MB's on desktops
>>> or VM's, up to many GB's on servers.  Just like for regular memory, it is
>>> sometimes useful to know the amount of usable SGX memory in the system.
>>>
>>> Add SGX_MemTotal field to /proc/meminfo, which shows the total amount of
>>> usable SGX memory in the system.  E.g. with 32 MB reserved for SGX from
>>> BIOS, the printout would be:
>>>
>>> SGX_MemTotal:      22528 kB
>>>
>>> It is less than 32 MB because some of the space is reserved for Enclave
>>> Page Cache Metadata (EPCM), which contains state variables for all the
>>> pages in the Enclave Page Cache (EPC).  The latter contains the pages,
>>> which applications can use to create enclaves.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko@kernel.org>
>>> ---
>>>   Documentation/x86/sgx.rst      |  6 ++++++
>>>   arch/x86/include/asm/sgx.h     | 10 +++++++---
>>>   arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/main.c |  7 ++++++-
>>>   arch/x86/mm/pat/set_memory.c   |  5 +++++
>>>   4 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/x86/sgx.rst b/Documentation/x86/sgx.rst
>>> index dd0ac96ff9ef..68ee171e1d8f 100644
>>> --- a/Documentation/x86/sgx.rst
>>> +++ b/Documentation/x86/sgx.rst
>>> @@ -250,3 +250,9 @@ user wants to deploy SGX applications both on the host and in guests
>>>   on the same machine, the user should reserve enough EPC (by taking out
>>>   total virtual EPC size of all SGX VMs from the physical EPC size) for
>>>   host SGX applications so they can run with acceptable performance.
>>> +
>>> +Supplemental fields for /proc/meminfo
>>> +=====================================
>>> +
>>> +SGX_MemTotal
>>> +	The total usable SGX protected memory in kilobytes.
>>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/sgx.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/sgx.h
>>> index 05f3e21f01a7..2ae9dc8c9411 100644
>>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/sgx.h
>>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/sgx.h
>>> @@ -365,6 +365,13 @@ struct sgx_sigstruct {
>>>    * comment!
>>>    */
>>>   
>>> +#if defined(CONFIG_X86_SGX) || defined(CONFIG_X86_SGX_KVM)
>>> +extern unsigned long sgx_nr_all_pages;
>>> +
>>> +int sgx_set_attribute(unsigned long *allowed_attributes,
>>> +		      unsigned int attribute_fd);
>>> +#endif
>>> +
>>>   #ifdef CONFIG_X86_SGX_KVM
>>>   int sgx_virt_ecreate(struct sgx_pageinfo *pageinfo, void __user *secs,
>>>   		     int *trapnr);
>>> @@ -372,7 +379,4 @@ int sgx_virt_einit(void __user *sigstruct, void __user *token,
>>>   		   void __user *secs, u64 *lepubkeyhash, int *trapnr);
>>>   #endif
>>>   
>>> -int sgx_set_attribute(unsigned long *allowed_attributes,
>>> -		      unsigned int attribute_fd);
>>> -
>>
>> This change seems unrelated?
> 
> It's just a good practice not to define symbols that do not exist, so that
> if the symbol is ever used, we get a compilation error, not linking error.
> 
> Since this is included to set_memory.c, based on this conclusion, I added
> the check.
> 

It would make sense to make this change in a separate patch since.

thanks,
-- Shuah




  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-18 18:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-18 13:25 Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-08-18 13:29 ` Jethro Beekman
2021-08-18 13:40   ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-08-18 18:34     ` Shuah Khan [this message]
2021-08-19 11:32       ` Jarkko Sakkinen
2021-08-23 15:15 ` Dave Hansen
2021-08-24  1:16   ` Jarkko Sakkinen

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