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From: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
To: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@plumgrid.com>,
	Will Drewry <wad@chromium.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 0/4 v2] x86: entry_64.S: steps towards simpler iret frame handling
Date: Mon,  9 Mar 2015 19:39:20 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1425926364-9526-1-git-send-email-dvlasenk@redhat.com> (raw)

These changes make SYSENTER64 code path save flags and user's
stack pointer in pt_regs->flags and pt_regs->sp, where they belong.

As a result, we can drop stub_iopl() and thread_struct::usersp.

Usage of PER_CPU(old_rsp) is reduced to bare minimum.

FIXUP/RESTORE_TOP_OF_STACK macros are on diet too.

Changes since v1: on Ingo's request, split into 4 patches intead of 2.

CC: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
CC: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CC: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
CC: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
CC: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
CC: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
CC: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
CC: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@plumgrid.com>
CC: Will Drewry <wad@chromium.org>
CC: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
CC: x86@kernel.org
CC: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org

Denys Vlasenko (4):
  x86: save r11 into pt_regs->flags on SYSCALL64 fastpath
  Remove stub_iopl
  x86: save user %rsp in pt_regs->sp on SYSCALL64 fastpath
  Remove unused stuff

 arch/x86/include/asm/calling.h   | 20 +++++++++-----
 arch/x86/include/asm/compat.h    |  2 +-
 arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h |  6 -----
 arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h    |  8 ++----
 arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S       | 57 ++++++++++++++--------------------------
 arch/x86/kernel/perf_regs.c      |  2 +-
 arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c     |  8 +-----
 arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl |  2 +-
 arch/x86/um/sys_call_table_64.c  |  2 +-
 9 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 67 deletions(-)

-- 
1.8.1.4


             reply	other threads:[~2015-03-09 18:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-09 18:39 Denys Vlasenko [this message]
2015-03-09 18:39 ` [PATCH 1/4] x86: save r11 into pt_regs->flags on SYSCALL64 fastpath Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 20:02   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-16 12:04   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Save R11 into pt_regs-> flags " tip-bot for Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 18:39 ` [PATCH 3/4] x86: save user rsp in pt_regs->sp " Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 20:11   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 20:32     ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 20:43       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10 12:51   ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-10 13:10     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10 13:18     ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-10 13:20       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10 13:26         ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-10 13:21       ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-10 13:26         ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10 14:00           ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-10 14:02             ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10 14:09               ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-10 13:28         ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-10 13:50         ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-16  9:44           ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-16 12:05   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Save user RSP in pt_regs-> sp " tip-bot for Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-10  6:00 ` [PATCH 0/4 v2] x86: entry_64.S: steps towards simpler iret frame handling Ingo Molnar

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