[PATCH v4 0/7] arm64: Verify early CPU features

Suzuki K Poulose suzuki.poulose at arm.com
Mon Jan 25 10:06:58 PST 2016

From: Suzuki K. Poulose <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>

This series adds support for verifying some of the cpufeatures
that are decided early in the boot process based on the boot
CPU and cannot be delayed until all the CPUs are up (e.g, ASIDBits
and may be VHE?). It also adds support for handling the failures
in booting the secondary CPUs which could not be synchronised
with the master CPU, otherwise.

It also adds one of the users of this early hook, check for ASIDBits.
The mm_context id is based on the ASIDBits width supported by the
boot CPU and is used early in the initialisation. So we need to make
sure that all the secondary CPUs supports the width reported by the
booting CPU, failing which we crash the system.

This series has been tested on Juno, Fast model by injecting smaller
ASIDBits, lack of page-size support and missing features(PAN)

Changes since V3:
 - Sanitise the boot status handling code, removing unnecessary dsb()/isb().
   (aka: write the code with a little bit more of thought), removed RFC tag.
 - Store the status in head.txt when MMU turned off.

Changes since V2:
 - Add support for synchronising the booting status of a secondary
   CPU. Added RFC Tag. Patch - 4
 - Panic the system with incompatible ASIDBits

Suzuki K. Poulose (7):
  arm64: Add a helper for parking CPUs in a loop
  arm64: Introduce cpu_die_early
  arm64: Move cpu_die_early to smp.c
  arm64: Handle early CPU boot failures
  arm64: Enable CPU capability verification unconditionally
  arm64: Add helper for extracting ASIDBits
  arm64: Ensure the secondary CPUs have safe ASIDBits size

 arch/arm64/include/asm/cpufeature.h  |    6 ---
 arch/arm64/include/asm/mmu_context.h |    2 +
 arch/arm64/include/asm/smp.h         |   35 +++++++++++++++++
 arch/arm64/kernel/asm-offsets.c      |    2 +
 arch/arm64/kernel/cpufeature.c       |   48 +++++++++--------------
 arch/arm64/kernel/head.S             |   39 +++++++++++++++++--
 arch/arm64/kernel/smp.c              |   69 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 arch/arm64/mm/context.c              |   51 ++++++++++++++++++-------
 8 files changed, 199 insertions(+), 53 deletions(-)


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