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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/spec-ctrl: Fix the parsing of xpti= on fixed Intel hardware

On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 02:48:02PM +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> The calls to xpti_init_default() in parse_xpti() are buggy.  The CPUID data
> hasn't been fetched that early, and boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_ARCH_CAPS) will
> always evaluate false.
> As a result, the default case won't disable XPTI on Intel hardware which
> Simplify parse_xpti() to solely the setting of opt_xpti according to the
> passed string, and have init_speculation_mitigations() call
> xpti_init_default() if appropiate.  Drop the force parameter, and pass caps
> instead, to avoid redundant re-reading of MSR_ARCH_CAPS.
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>

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