[PATCH] KVM: Enable hardware before doing arch VM initialization

Christian Borntraeger borntraeger at de.ibm.com
Thu Sep 24 01:30:20 EDT 2020

On 23.09.20 20:57, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Swap the order of hardware_enable_all() and kvm_arch_init_vm() to
> accommodate Intel's Trust Domain Extension (TDX), which needs VMX to be
> fully enabled during VM init in order to make SEAMCALLs.
> This also provides consistent ordering between kvm_create_vm() and
> kvm_destroy_vm() with respect to calling kvm_arch_destroy_vm() and
> hardware_disable_all().
> Cc: Marc Zyngier <maz at kernel.org>
> Cc: James Morse <james.morse at arm.com>
> Cc: Julien Thierry <julien.thierry.kdev at gmail.com>
> Cc: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose at arm.com>
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org
> Cc: Huacai Chen <chenhc at lemote.com>
> Cc: Aleksandar Markovic <aleksandar.qemu.devel at gmail.com>
> Cc: linux-mips at vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus at ozlabs.org>
> Cc: kvm-ppc at vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger at de.ibm.com>
> Cc: Janosch Frank <frankja at linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: David Hildenbrand <david at redhat.com>
> Cc: Cornelia Huck <cohuck at redhat.com>
> Cc: Claudio Imbrenda <imbrenda at linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets at redhat.com>
> Cc: Wanpeng Li <wanpengli at tencent.com>
> Cc: Jim Mattson <jmattson at google.com>
> Cc: Joerg Roedel <joro at 8bytes.org>
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson at intel.com>
> ---
> Obviously not required until the TDX series comes along, but IMO KVM
> should be consistent with respect to enabling and disabling virt support
> in hardware.
> Tested only on Intel hardware.  Unless I missed something, this only
> affects x86, Arm and MIPS as hardware enabling is a nop for s390 and PPC.

Yes, looks fine from an s390 perspective.

Reviewed-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger at de.ibm.com>

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