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[v5,17/21] KVM: arm64: Document HVC_VHE_RESTART stub hypercall

Message ID 20210125105019.2946057-18-maz@kernel.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series arm64: Early CPU feature override, and applications to VHE, BTI and PAuth | expand

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Marc Zyngier Jan. 25, 2021, 10:50 a.m. UTC
For completeness, let's document the HVC_VHE_RESTART stub.

Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Acked-by: David Brazdil <dbrazdil@google.com>
 Documentation/virt/kvm/arm/hyp-abi.rst | 9 +++++++++
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diff --git a/Documentation/virt/kvm/arm/hyp-abi.rst b/Documentation/virt/kvm/arm/hyp-abi.rst
index 83cadd8186fa..4d43fbc25195 100644
--- a/Documentation/virt/kvm/arm/hyp-abi.rst
+++ b/Documentation/virt/kvm/arm/hyp-abi.rst
@@ -58,6 +58,15 @@  these functions (see arch/arm{,64}/include/asm/virt.h):
   into place (arm64 only), and jump to the restart address while at HYP/EL2.
   This hypercall is not expected to return to its caller.
+* ::
+    x0 = HVC_VHE_RESTART (arm64 only)
+  Attempt to upgrade the kernel's exception level from EL1 to EL2 by enabling
+  the VHE mode. This is conditioned by the CPU supporting VHE, the EL2 MMU
+  being off, and VHE not being disabled by any other means (command line
+  option, for example).
 Any other value of r0/x0 triggers a hypervisor-specific handling,
 which is not documented here.