Re: [PATCH v6 00/10] arm64: add system vulnerability sysfs entries
From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Mon Mar 25 2019 - 08:22:55 EST
On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 06:05:47PM -0500, Jeremy Linton wrote:
> Arm64 machines should be displaying a human readable
> vulnerability status to speculative execution attacks in
> This series enables that behavior by providing the expected
> functions. Those functions expose the cpu errata and feature
> states, as well as whether firmware is responding appropriately
> to display the overall machine status. This means that in a
> heterogeneous machine we will only claim the machine is mitigated
> or safe if we are confident all booted cores are safe or
> Invert meltdown logic to display that a core is safe rather
> than mitigated if the mitigation has been enabled on
> machines that are safe. This can happen when the
> mitigation was forced on via command line or KASLR.
> This means that in order to detect if kpti is enabled
> other methods must be used (look at dmesg) when the
> machine isn't itself susceptible to meltdown.
> Trivial whitespace tweaks.
The v6 logic looks fine to me. For the whole series:
Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx>