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Date:   Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:53:59 -0700
From:   Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@...el.com>
To:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
Cc:     Jan Dakinevich <jan.dakinevich@...tuozzo.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Denis Lunev <den@...tuozzo.com>,
        Roman Kagan <rkagan@...tuozzo.com>,
        Denis Plotnikov <dplotnikov@...tuozzo.com>,
        Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@...cent.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        "x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>,
        "kvm@...r.kernel.org" <kvm@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] fix emulation error on Windows bootup

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 05:51:05PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 27/08/19 15:07, Jan Dakinevich wrote:
> > This series intended to fix (again) a bug that was a subject of the 
> > following change:
> > 
> >   6ea6e84 ("KVM: x86: inject exceptions produced by x86_decode_insn")
> > 
> > Suddenly, that fix had a couple mistakes. First, ctxt->have_exception was 
> > not set if fault happened during instruction decoding. Second, returning 
> > value of inject_emulated_instruction was used to make the decision to 
> > reenter guest, but this could happen iff on nested page fault, that is not 
> > the scope where this bug could occur.
> > 
> > However, I have still deep doubts about 3rd commit in the series. Could
> > you please, make me an advise if it is the correct handling of guest page 
> > fault?
> > 
> > Jan Dakinevich (3):
> >   KVM: x86: fix wrong return code
> >   KVM: x86: set ctxt->have_exception in x86_decode_insn()
> >   KVM: x86: always stop emulation on page fault
> > 
> >  arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c | 4 +++-
> >  arch/x86/kvm/x86.c     | 4 +++-
> >  2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> 
> Queued, thanks.  I added the WARN_ON_ONCE that Sean suggested.

Which version did you queue?  It sounds like you queued v1, which breaks
VMware backdoor emulation due to incorrect patch ordering.  v3[*] fixes
the ordering issue and adds the WARN_ON_ONCE.

[*] https://patchwork.kernel.org/cover/11120627/

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