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From: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Nicolai Stange <nstange@suse.de>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org>,
	Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>,
	Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>,
	Shuah Khan <shuah@kernel.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>,
	Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@linux.intel.com>,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>,
	Mimi Zohar <zohar@linux.ibm.com>, Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>,
	Nayna Jain <nayna@linux.ibm.com>,
	Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>,
	Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>,
	linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 4/4] x86_32: Provide consistent pt_regs
Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 06:57:59 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190508115759.yvxjgsqriez4z22l@treble> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190508080612.832694080@infradead.org>

On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 09:49:05AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> Currently pt_regs on x86_32 has an oddity in that kernel regs
> (!user_mode(regs)) are short two entries (esp/ss). This means that any
> code trying to use them (typically: regs->sp) needs to jump through
> some unfortunate hoops.
> 
> Change the entry code to fix this up and create a full pt_regs frame.
> 
> This then simplifies:
> 
>   - ftrace
>   - kprobes
>   - stack unwinder
>   - ptrace
>   - kdump
>   - kgdb
> 
> Hated-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
> ---
>  arch/x86/entry/entry_32.S         |  105 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  arch/x86/include/asm/kexec.h      |   17 ------
>  arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h     |   17 ------
>  arch/x86/include/asm/stacktrace.h |    2 
>  arch/x86/kernel/crash.c           |    8 --
>  arch/x86/kernel/ftrace_32.S       |   81 ++++++++++++++++-------------
>  arch/x86/kernel/kgdb.c            |    8 --
>  arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/common.h  |    4 -
>  arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/core.c    |   29 ++++------
>  arch/x86/kernel/kprobes/opt.c     |   20 ++++---
>  arch/x86/kernel/process_32.c      |   16 +----
>  arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c          |   29 ----------
>  arch/x86/kernel/time.c            |    3 -
>  arch/x86/kernel/unwind_frame.c    |   32 +----------
>  arch/x86/kernel/unwind_orc.c      |    2 
>  15 files changed, 181 insertions(+), 192 deletions(-)

Very nice diffstat.  This moves all the pain to the 32-bit entry code
where it belongs.

-- 
Josh

  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-08 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-08  7:49 [PATCH 0/4] x86: int3 fallout Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08  7:49 ` [PATCH 1/4] x86/entry/32: Clean up return from interrupt preemption path Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08  7:49 ` [PATCH 2/4] x86/kprobes: Fix frame pointer annotations Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08 11:54   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-05-08 12:04     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08 12:40       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08 12:42       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-05-08 15:39         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08 18:48           ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-05-09  1:20             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-09  8:14               ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-09  9:27                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-09 14:00                 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-05-09 14:01                 ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-09 17:14                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-10  4:58                     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-10 12:31                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-11  0:52                         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-10 12:40                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-11  0:56                         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-13  8:15                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-09 16:20                 ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-05-09 17:18                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-09 17:43                   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-10  3:21                     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-05-10 12:14                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-10 12:17                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-10 14:54                         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-09 17:37                 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-09 18:26                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-09 18:36                     ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-08  7:49 ` [PATCH 3/4] x86/ftrace: Add pt_regs frame annotations Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08  7:49 ` [RFC][PATCH 4/4] x86_32: Provide consistent pt_regs Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-08 11:57   ` Josh Poimboeuf [this message]
2019-05-08 12:46     ` Ingo Molnar
2019-05-08 20:58   ` Linus Torvalds

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