[PATCH] docs: Describe protected virtualization guest setup
Daniel P. Berrangé
berrange at redhat.com
Wed Apr 29 15:15:15 UTC 2020
On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 05:08:31PM +0200, Viktor Mihajlovski wrote:
> On 4/29/20 3:29 PM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 05:58:02PM +0200, Boris Fiuczynski wrote:
> > > From: Viktor Mihajlovski <mihajlov at linux.ibm.com>
> > >
> > > Protected virtualization/IBM Secure Execution for Linux protects
> > > guest memory and state from the host.
> > >
> > > Add some basic information about technology and a brief guide
> > > on setting up secure guests with libvirt.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Viktor Mihajlovski <mihajlov at linux.ibm.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Boris Fiuczynski <fiuczy at linux.ibm.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Paulo de Rezende Pinatti <ppinatti at linux.ibm.com>
> > > ---
> > > docs/kbase.html.in | 3 +
> > > docs/kbase/protected_virtualization.rst | 188 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > I'd suggest calling this s390_protected_virt.rst
> We can do that.
> > > diff --git a/docs/kbase.html.in b/docs/kbase.html.in
> > > index c586e0f676..05a3239224 100644
> > > --- a/docs/kbase.html.in
> > > +++ b/docs/kbase.html.in
> > > @@ -14,6 +14,9 @@
> > > <dt><a href="kbase/secureusage.html">Secure usage</a></dt>
> > > <dd>Secure usage of the libvirt APIs</dd>
> > > + <dt><a href="kbase/protected_virtualization.html">Protected virtualization</a></dt>
> > "s390 Protected virtualization" as the title
> The terminology that was used in the KVM upstream code is simply protected
> virtualization without a prefix, so I'd avoid creating a new denomination in
Putting an "s390" prefix on this isn't inventing new terminology - it is
just making it obvious to users what target it applies to.
> Alternatively we could use the (unmodified) marketing name "IBM Secure
> Execution for Linux" here and below in the RST and reverse the "also known
> as" sentence in the overview.
That's even worse IMHO. Just put an s390 prefix on the current text.
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