Re: [PATCH v4 1/1] x86/cpufeatures: Implement Predictive Store Forwarding control.

From: Saripalli, RK
Date: Tue May 04 2021 - 21:13:19 EST

On 5/4/2021 5:11 PM, Reiji Watanabe wrote:
>> Boris / Reiji, I am wondering if I have answered all the questions on these latest patches.
>> Just checking to see if there are any more changes needed.
> All the questions from me were answered and I don't have any
> other comment/question for the latest patch (assuming that
> the patch will be updated based on the comment from Tom).

Yes, I have a new patch that takes into account Tom's suggestion. It is a minor change.
I was holding off to incorporate feedback from others (Pawan).
I will send the new patch with Tom's suggestions incorporated.

> FYI.
> I was going to ask you a question about x86_spec_ctrl_mask.
> But, since it is used only for KVM (although x86_spec_ctrl_mask
> is defined/used only in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c),
> I plan to ask you about it once your KVM patch gets updated
> rather than this patch.
> Thanks,
> Reiji