[PATCH v3 56/62] arm/acpi: Deny MMIO access of UART

Stefano Stabellini stefano.stabellini at eu.citrix.com
Fri Nov 27 06:50:21 PST 2015

On Tue, 17 Nov 2015, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> On 2015/11/17 20:04, Julien Grall wrote:
> > On 17/11/15 09:40, shannon.zhao at linaro.org wrote:
> >> From: Shannon Zhao <shannon.zhao at linaro.org>
> >>
> >> Firstly it permits full MMIO capabilities for Dom0. Then deny MMIO
> >> access of UART device.
> > 
> > I'm nearly sure we want to deny other MMIO such as the GIC regions and SMMU.
> > 
> But Dom0 will not know the real GIC hardware MMIO space, how would it
> map these regions? In case of wrong use?

It could try regions at random or by mistake.
I know that Dom0 is "trusted", but the less we trust it, the better.

> Regarding SMMU, since it doesn't support now, so I didn't add it but it
> could be added later.

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