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Re: Xen XSM/FLASK policy, grub defaults, etc.

George Dunlap writes ("Re: Xen XSM/FLASK policy, grub defaults, etc."):
> > On May 27, 2020, at 4:41 PM, Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 3. Failing that, Xen should provide some other mechanism which would
> > enable something like update-grub to determine whether a particular
> > hypervisor can sensibly be run with a policy file and flask=enforcing.
> So you want update-grub to check whether *the Xen binary it’s creating 
> entries for* has FLASK enabled.  We generally include the Xen config used to 
> build the hypervisor — could we have it check for CONFIG_XSM_FLASK?

That would be a possibility.  Including kernel configs has gone out of
fashion but I think most distros ship them.

Are we confident that this config name will remain stable ?

And I guess if the .config can't be found then the XSM boot entry
should be included ?




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