[PATCH 1/3] kexec: Do not map the kexec area as decrypted when SEV is active

lijiang lijiang at redhat.com
Mon Mar 25 18:27:38 PDT 2019


在 2019年03月26日 01:32, Borislav Petkov 写道:
> On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 05:17:55PM +0000, Singh, Brijesh wrote:
>> By default all the memory regions are mapped encrypted. The
>> set_memory_{encrypt,decrypt}() is a generic function which can be
>> called explicitly to clear/set the encryption mask from the existing
>> memory mapping. The mem_encrypt_active() returns true if either SEV or 
>> SME is active. So the __set_memory_enc_dec() uses the
>> memory_encrypt_active() check to ensure that the function is no-op when
>> SME/SEV are not active.
>>
>> Currently, the arch_kexec_post_alloc_pages() unconditionally clear the
>> encryption mask from the kexec area. In case of SEV, we should not clear
>> the encryption mask.
> 
> Brijesh, I know all that.
> 
> Please read what I said here at the end:
> 
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190324150034.GH23289@zn.tnic
> 
> With this change, the code looks like this:
> 
> +       if (sme_active())
> +               return set_memory_decrypted((unsigned long)vaddr, pages);
> 
> now in __set_memory_enc_dec via set_memory_decrypted():
> 
>         /* Nothing to do if memory encryption is not active */
>         if (!mem_encrypt_active())
>                 return 0;
> 
> 
> so you have:
> 
> 	if (sme_active())
> 
> 		...
> 
> 		if (!mem_encrypt_active())
> 
> 
> now maybe this is all clear to you and Tom but I betcha others will get
> confused. Probably something like "well, what should be active now, SME,
> SEV or memory encryption in general"?
> 
> I hope you're catching my drift.
> 
> So if you want to *not* decrypt memory in the SEV case, then doing something
> like this should make it a bit more clear:
> 
> 
> 	if (sev_active())
> 		return;
> 
> 	return set_memory_decrypted((unsigned long)vaddr, pages);
> 
> along with a comment *why* we're checking here.
It looks good to me. I will improve them next post.

Thank you, everyone.

Lianbo

> 
> But actually, I'd prefer if you had separate wrappers which are called
> for SME and for SEV.
> 
> I'll let Tom chime in too.
> 



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