[PATCH] KVM: arm64: Allow PSCI SYSTEM_OFF/RESET to return

Russell King - ARM Linux admin linux at armlinux.org.uk
Tue Dec 29 12:04:12 EST 2020

On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 04:00:59PM +0000, David Brazdil wrote:
> The KVM/arm64 PSCI relay assumes that SYSTEM_OFF and SYSTEM_RESET should
> not return, as dictated by the PSCI spec. However, there is firmware out
> there which breaks this assumption, leading to a hyp panic. Make KVM
> more robust to broken firmware by allowing these to return.

Are you sure you should just return?

We've had issues in the past with Linux reboot(2) that returns
to userspace, allowing on 32-bit ARM for example watchdogs to
unexpectedly continue being serviced.

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