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[v2,1/2] x86/cpufeatures: Add the Virtual SPEC_CTRL feature

Message ID 160867629293.3471.18225691185459839634.stgit@bmoger-ubuntu (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series x86: Add the feature Virtual SPEC_CTRL | expand

Commit Message

Moger, Babu Dec. 22, 2020, 10:31 p.m. UTC
Newer AMD processors have a feature to virtualize the use of the
SPEC_CTRL MSR. Presence of this feature is indicated via CPUID
function 0x8000000A_EDX[20]: GuestSpecCtrl. When preset, the SPEC_CTRL
MSR is automatically virtualized.

Signed-off-by: Babu Moger <babu.moger@amd.com>
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 arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Comments

Borislav Petkov Dec. 30, 2020, 7:15 a.m. UTC | #1
On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 04:31:32PM -0600, Babu Moger wrote:
> Newer AMD processors have a feature to virtualize the use of the
> SPEC_CTRL MSR. Presence of this feature is indicated via CPUID
> function 0x8000000A_EDX[20]: GuestSpecCtrl. When preset, the SPEC_CTRL
> MSR is automatically virtualized.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Babu Moger <babu.moger@amd.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h |    1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
> index dad350d42ecf..aee4a924ecd7 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
> @@ -335,6 +335,7 @@
>  #define X86_FEATURE_AVIC		(15*32+13) /* Virtual Interrupt Controller */
>  #define X86_FEATURE_V_VMSAVE_VMLOAD	(15*32+15) /* Virtual VMSAVE VMLOAD */
>  #define X86_FEATURE_VGIF		(15*32+16) /* Virtual GIF */
> +#define X86_FEATURE_V_SPEC_CTRL 	(15*32+20) /* Virtual SPEC_CTRL */
>  
>  /* Intel-defined CPU features, CPUID level 0x00000007:0 (ECX), word 16 */
>  #define X86_FEATURE_AVX512VBMI		(16*32+ 1) /* AVX512 Vector Bit Manipulation instructions*/


I'm guessing this will go through the kvm tree so:

Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
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diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
index dad350d42ecf..aee4a924ecd7 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
@@ -335,6 +335,7 @@ 
 #define X86_FEATURE_AVIC		(15*32+13) /* Virtual Interrupt Controller */
 #define X86_FEATURE_V_VMSAVE_VMLOAD	(15*32+15) /* Virtual VMSAVE VMLOAD */
 #define X86_FEATURE_VGIF		(15*32+16) /* Virtual GIF */
+#define X86_FEATURE_V_SPEC_CTRL 	(15*32+20) /* Virtual SPEC_CTRL */
 
 /* Intel-defined CPU features, CPUID level 0x00000007:0 (ECX), word 16 */
 #define X86_FEATURE_AVX512VBMI		(16*32+ 1) /* AVX512 Vector Bit Manipulation instructions*/