Re: [PATCH v19 023/130] KVM: TDX: Initialize the TDX module when loading the KVM intel kernel module

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On Fri, 2024-03-15 at 16:25 -0700, Isaku Yamahata wrote:
> > > > How about if there are some LPs that are offline.
> > > > In tdx_hardware_setup(), only online LPs are initialed for TDX, right?
> > > Correct.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > Then when an offline LP becoming online, it doesn't have a chance to call
> > > > tdx_cpu_enable()?
> > > KVM registers kvm_online/offline_cpu() @ kvm_main.c as cpu hotplug callbacks.
> > > Eventually x86 kvm hardware_enable() is called on online/offline event.
> > 
> > Yes, hardware_enable() will be called when online,
> > but  hardware_enable() now is vmx_hardware_enable() right?
> > It doens't call tdx_cpu_enable() during the online path.
> TDX module requires TDH.SYS.LP.INIT() on all logical processors(LPs).  If we
> successfully initialized TDX module, we don't need further action for TDX on cpu
> online/offline.
> If some of LPs are not online when loading kvm_intel.ko, KVM fails to initialize
> TDX module. TDX support is disabled.  We don't bother to attempt it.  Leave it
> to the admin of the machine.

No.  We have relaxed this.  Now the TDX module can be initialized on a subset of
all logical cpus, with arbitrary number of cpus being offline.  

Those cpus can become online after module initialization, and TDH.SYS.LP.INIT on
them won't fail.

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