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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:48:55 -0700
From:	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:	Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>
Cc:	kvm@...r.kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>,
	Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Gleb Natapov <gleb@...nel.org>,
	Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, bsd@...hat.com,
	Andrew Honig <ahonig@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 5/5] x86,kaslr: Use MSR_KVM_GET_RNG_SEED for KASLR if available

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net> wrote:
> It's considerably better than any of the alternatives on KVM.
>
> Rather than reinventing all of the cpu feature query code, this fixes
> native_cpuid to work in PIC objects.
>
> I haven't combined it with boot/cpuflags.c's cpuid implementation:
> including asm/processor.h from boot/cpuflags.c results in a flood of
> unrelated errors, and fixing it might be messy.
>
> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>

This will be very nice to have under kvm!

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Thanks,

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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