[Lguest] [PATCH v3 01/11] x86/boot: enumerate documentation for the x86 hardware_subarch

Andy Lutomirski luto at amacapital.net
Thu Feb 25 03:40:32 AEDT 2016

On Feb 24, 2016 12:33 AM, "Ingo Molnar" <mingo at kernel.org> wrote:
> For hard coded platform quirks I'd suggest we add x86_platform.quirks flags. For
> example the F00F hack for Xen could be done via:
>         x86_platform.quirks.idt_remap = 0;

Don't we unconditionally remap the IDT?  I think Kees did it for
general purpose hardening due to our complete inability to hide the
IDT address. I.e. I think we can remove the f00f condition entirely.

Other than that, I agree with you.

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