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Date:   Mon, 6 Jul 2020 08:01:46 -0700
From:   mark gross <mgross@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Abhishek Bhardwaj <abhishekbh@...gle.com>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Anthony Steinhauser <asteinhauser@...gle.com>,
        Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Joerg Roedel <joro@...tes.org>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>,
        Pawan Gupta <pawan.kumar.gupta@...ux.intel.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@...el.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <wanpengli@...cent.com>, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        x86@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/speculation/l1tf: Add KConfig for setting the L1D
 cache flush mode

On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 09:19:16AM -0700, Abhishek Bhardwaj wrote:
> This change adds a new kernel configuration that sets the l1d cache
> flush setting at compile time rather than at run time.

Why is this desired?

--mark

> 
> Signed-off-by: Abhishek Bhardwaj <abhishekbh@...gle.com>
> ---
> 
>  arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c |  8 ++++++++
>  arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig       | 17 +++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 25 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> index 0b71970d2d3d2..1dcc875cf5547 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> @@ -1406,7 +1406,15 @@ enum l1tf_mitigations l1tf_mitigation __ro_after_init = L1TF_MITIGATION_FLUSH;
>  #if IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_KVM_INTEL)
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(l1tf_mitigation);
>  #endif
> +#if (CONFIG_KVM_VMENTRY_L1D_FLUSH == 1)
> +enum vmx_l1d_flush_state l1tf_vmx_mitigation = VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_NEVER;
> +#elif (CONFIG_KVM_VMENTRY_L1D_FLUSH == 2)
> +enum vmx_l1d_flush_state l1tf_vmx_mitigation = VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_COND;
> +#elif (CONFIG_KVM_VMENTRY_L1D_FLUSH == 3)
> +enum vmx_l1d_flush_state l1tf_vmx_mitigation = VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_ALWAYS;
> +#else
>  enum vmx_l1d_flush_state l1tf_vmx_mitigation = VMENTER_L1D_FLUSH_AUTO;
> +#endif
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(l1tf_vmx_mitigation);
>  
>  /*
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
> index b277a2db62676..f82a0c564e931 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
> @@ -107,4 +107,21 @@ config KVM_MMU_AUDIT
>  	 This option adds a R/W kVM module parameter 'mmu_audit', which allows
>  	 auditing of KVM MMU events at runtime.
>  
> +config KVM_VMENTRY_L1D_FLUSH
> +	int "L1D cache flush settings (1-3)"
> +	range 1 3
> +	default "2"
> +	depends on KVM && X86 && X86_64
> +	help
> +	 This setting determines the L1D cache flush behavior before a VMENTER.
> +	 This is similar to setting the option / parameter to
> +	 kvm-intel.vmentry_l1d_flush.
> +	 1 - Never flush.
> +	 2 - Conditinally flush.
> +	 3 - Always flush.
> +
> +# OK, it's a little counter-intuitive to do this, but it puts it neatly under
> +# the virtualization menu.
> +source "drivers/vhost/Kconfig"
> +
>  endif # VIRTUALIZATION
> -- 
> 2.27.0.212.ge8ba1cc988-goog
> 

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