[PATCH v5 0/3] arm64: Workaround for Cortex-A55 erratum 1530923

Will Deacon will at kernel.org
Thu Jan 16 02:47:46 PST 2020


On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 07:28:49AM +0000, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-01-14 16:45, Will Deacon wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 16, 2019 at 11:56:28AM +0000, Steven Price wrote:
> > > Version 5 is a rebasing of version 4 (no changes).
> > > 
> > > This series enables a workaround for Cortex-A55 erratum 1530923. The
> > > erratum potentially allows TLB entries to be allocated as a result
> > > of a
> > > speculative AT instruction. This may happen in the middle of a guest
> > > world switch while the relevant VMSA configuration is in an
> > > inconsistent
> > > state, leading to erroneous content being allocated into TLBs.
> > > 
> > > There are existing workarounds for similar issues, 1165522 is
> > > effectively the same, and 1319367/1319537 is similar but without VHE
> > > support.  Rather than add to the selection of errata, the first patch
> > > renames 1165522 to WORKAROUND_SPECULATIVE_AT which can be reused (in
> > > the
> > > final patch) for 1530923.
> > > 
> > > The workaround for errata 1319367 and 1319537 although similar cannot
> > > use VHE (not available on those CPUs) so cannot share the workaround.
> > > However, to keep some sense of symmetry the workaround is renamed to
> > > SPECULATIVE_AT_NVHE.
> > > 
> > > Changes since v4:
> > >  * Rebased to v5.5-rc1
> > 
> > Looks fine to me. Marc, are you ok with me queueing this via arm64
> > (that's
> > where the existing workarounds came from), or would you prefer to take
> > them
> > via kvm-arm?
> 
> Please go ahead and take it (with my ack) via the arm64 tree.

Will do, thanks!

Will



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