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Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH 1/8] target-arm: Properly support EL2 and EL3 in a

From: Edgar E. Iglesias
Subject: Re: [Qemu-arm] [PATCH 1/8] target-arm: Properly support EL2 and EL3 in arm_el_is_aa64()
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:37:37 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 02:50:24PM +0000, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 15 January 2016 at 14:38, Edgar E. Iglesias <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 06:34:04PM +0000, Peter Maydell wrote:
> >> Support EL2 and EL3 in arm_el_is_aa64() by implementing the
> >> logic for checking the SCR_EL3 and HCR_EL2 register-width bits
> >> as appropriate to determine the register width of lower exception
> >> levels.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Peter Maydell <address@hidden>
> >
> > Hi Peter,
> >
> > On the ZynqMP we've got the Cortex-A53 EL3 RW configurable at reset
> > time. At some later point we'll likely have to implement that
> > runtime option...
> That might be tricky, we fairly well bake in "AARCH64 feature means
> 64-bit highest EL" at the moment. The KVM code takes the approach
> of "if it's not going to reset in AArch64 then unset the feature bit".
> Anyway, we'll cross that bridge when we get to it.
> Do you have much locally extra that you needed for enabling
> EL3 in the Cortex-A53? I have an ARM Trusted Firmware + OP-TEE
> setup now that I'm going to use to work through the missing bits,
> but if you've already gone through that effort there's no need
> my duplicating work...

I don't have anything immediate for EL3 beyond enabling it and some
boot thing for a15/aarch32 to allow me to run my tests. I haven't
really looked at the boot in detail for aa32 so I haven't bothered
submitting it. This is it:

commit b30c7102624241a67ebb2d3df70e88a4148f68a4
Author: Edgar E. Iglesias <address@hidden>
Date:   Sun Sep 13 09:52:01 2015 +0200

    target-arm: Start EL3 capable ARMv7 cores in MON mode
    Signed-off-by: Edgar E. Iglesias <address@hidden>

diff --git a/target-arm/cpu.c b/target-arm/cpu.c
index f6f5539..485965f 100644
--- a/target-arm/cpu.c
+++ b/target-arm/cpu.c
@@ -164,6 +164,9 @@ static void arm_cpu_reset(CPUState *s)
     /* SVC mode with interrupts disabled.  */
     env->uncached_cpsr = ARM_CPU_MODE_SVC;
+    if (arm_feature(env, ARM_FEATURE_EL3)) {
+        env->uncached_cpsr = ARM_CPU_MODE_MON;
+    }
     env->daif = PSTATE_D | PSTATE_A | PSTATE_I | PSTATE_F;
     /* On ARMv7-M the CPSR_I is the value of the PRIMASK register, and is
      * clear at reset. Initial SP and PC are loaded from ROM.

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