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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 09/45] x86/sev: Save the negotiated GHCB version
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On 12/7/21 7:17 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 07, 2021 at 08:51:53PM +0800, Tianyu Lan wrote:
>> Hi Brijesh:
>
> Do me a favor please and learn not to top-post on a public mailing list.
> Also, take the time to read Documentation/process/ before you send
> upstream patches and how to work with the community in general.
>
>> We find this patch breaks AMD SEV support in the Hyper-V Isolation
>> VM. Hyper-V code also uses sev_es_ghcb_hv_call() to read or write msr
>> value. The sev_es_check_cpu_features() isn't called in the Hyper-V
>> code and so the ghcb_version is always 0.
>
> If hyperv is going to expose hypervisor features, then it better report
> GHCB v2. If not, then I guess < 2 or 1 or so, depending on how this is
> defined.
>
>> Could you add a new parameter ghcb_version for sev_es_ghcb_hv_call()
>> and then caller may input ghcb_version?
>
> No, your hypervisor needs to adhere to the spec and report proper ghcb
> version. We won't be doing any accomodate-hyperv hacks.
>


Agreed, the HyperV support need to negotiate the GHCB version before
making those HC. In the current patch, the sev_es_negotiate_protocol()
will save the ghcb_version in global variable and the saved value is
used during the HC. Just make sure that initial HyperV support is
adhering to the specification.

thanks

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