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[libvirt PATCH v2] kbase: sev: Provide more details on virtio-net configuration



With virtio-net we also need to disable the iPXE option ROM otherwise
a SEV-enabled guest would not boot. While at it, fix the full machine
XML examples accordingly.

Reported-by: Dr. David Alan Gilbert <dgilbert redhat com>
Signed-off-by: Erik Skultety <eskultet redhat com>
---
since v1:
    - ditched any mentions of vhost, since we can assume all the supported
      distros to have the latest QEMU-2.12 build containing the bugfix to make
      vhost work with SEV


 docs/kbase/launch_security_sev.rst | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 26 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/kbase/launch_security_sev.rst b/docs/kbase/launch_security_sev.rst
index cfdc2a6120..4a37c0c379 100644
--- a/docs/kbase/launch_security_sev.rst
+++ b/docs/kbase/launch_security_sev.rst
@@ -291,8 +291,9 @@ can still perform DoS on each other.
 Virtio
 ------

-In order to make virtio devices work, we need to enable emulated IOMMU
-on the devices so that virtual DMA can work.
+In order to make virtio devices work, we need to use
+``<driver iommu='on'/>`` inside the given device XML element in order
+to enable DMA API in the virtio driver.

 ::

@@ -337,6 +338,26 @@ model, which means that virtio GPU cannot be used.
      ...
    </domain>

+Virtio-net
+~~~~~~~~~~
+With virtio-net it's also necessary to disable the iPXE option ROM as
+iPXE is not aware of SEV (at the time of this writing). This translates to the
+following XML:
+
+::
+
+   <domain>
+     ...
+     <interface type='network'>
+        ...
+       <model type='virtio'/>
+       <driver iommu='on'/>
+       <rom enabled='no'/>
+     </interface>
+     ...
+   <domain>
+
+
 Checking SEV from within the guest
 ==================================

@@ -424,6 +445,7 @@ Q35 machine
          <source network='default'/>
          <model type='virtio'/>
          <driver iommu='on'/>
+         <rom enabled='no'/>
        </interface>
        <graphics type='spice' autoport='yes'>
          <listen type='address'/>
@@ -496,6 +518,8 @@ PC-i440fx machine
          <mac address='52:54:00:d8:96:c8'/>
          <source network='default'/>
          <model type='virtio-non-transitional'/>
+         <driver iommu='on'/>
+         <rom enabled='no'/>
        </interface>
        <serial type='pty'>
          <target type='isa-serial' port='0'>
--
2.26.2


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