Re: [GIT PULL] x86/topology changes for v5.3
From: Xi Ruoyao
Date: Wed Jul 10 2019 - 07:28:22 EST
On 2019-07-09 17:31 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 01:17:11AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Jul 2019, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > That still does not explain the cr4/0 issue you have. Can you send me your
> > > .config please?
> > Does your machine have UMIP support? None of my test boxes has. So that'd
> > be the difference of bits enforced in CR4. Should not matter because it's
> > User mode instruction prevention, but who knows.
> Ew. Yeah, I don't have i9 nor i7 for testing this. I did try everything
> else I had (and hibernation). Is only Linus able to reproduce this so far?
I can, too.
> To rule out (in?) UMIP, this would remove UMIP from the pinning:
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> index 309b6b9b49d4..f3beedb6da8a 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> @@ -380,7 +380,7 @@ static void __init setup_cr_pinning(void)
> unsigned long mask;
> - mask = (X86_CR4_SMEP | X86_CR4_SMAP | X86_CR4_UMIP);
> + mask = (X86_CR4_SMEP | X86_CR4_SMAP);
> cr4_pinned_bits = this_cpu_read(cpu_tlbstate.cr4) & mask;
I'll try it.
Xi Ruoyao <xry111@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
School of Aerospace Science and Technology, Xidian University