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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6 08/10] x86: Enable Supervisor Mode Access Prevention (SMAP) for Xen

>>> On 07.05.14 at 12:26, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 07/05/14 09:19, Feng Wu wrote:
>> --- a/docs/misc/xen-command-line.markdown
>> +++ b/docs/misc/xen-command-line.markdown
>> @@ -912,6 +912,13 @@ Set the serial transmit buffer size.
>>  Flag to enable Supervisor Mode Execution Protection
>> +### smap
> ### smap (Intel)
> I know it is inconsistent, but I am trying to get the vendor and arch
> specific command line arguments identified.

Actually I disagree - there's nothing inherently Intel here, i.e. nothing
keeps AMD from adding respective functionality. It would be a different
think for VMX or VT-d specific functionality that's being controlled via
command line options.


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