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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] mmu-hash64: fix Virtual Page Class Key Protection

From: Alexander Graf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] mmu-hash64: fix Virtual Page Class Key Protection
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:04:06 +0100

On 04.02.2014, at 18:21, Cédric Le Goater <address@hidden> wrote:

> commit f80872e21c07edd06eb343eeeefc8af404b518a6 (mmu-hash64: Implement
> Virtual Page Class Key Protection) added a new page protection
> mechanism based on page keys and the AMR register to control access.
> The AMR register allows or prohibits reads and/or writes on a page
> depending on the control bits associated to the key. A store or a load
> is only permitted if the associate bit is 0 (Power ISA), and not 1 as 
> the code is currently doing. This patch modifies ppc_hash64_amr_prot() 
> to correct the protection check.
> This issue was unvailed by commit ccfb53ed6360cac0d5f6f7915ca9ae7eed866412
> (target-ppc: fix Authority Mask Register init value) which changed the
> initialisation value of the AMR register to 0.
> Signed-off-by: Cédric Le Goater <address@hidden>

Nice catch. Thanks a lot, applied to ppc-next.


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