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    Subject[PATCH 22/25 -v2] turn priviled operation into a macro
    under paravirt, read cr2 cannot be issued directly anymore.
    So wrap it in a macro, defined to the operation itself in case
    paravirt is off, but to something else if we have paravirt
    in the game

    Signed-off-by: Glauber de Oliveira Costa <>
    Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <>
    arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S | 10 +++++++++-
    1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S b/arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S
    index e89abcd..1bb6c55 100644
    --- a/arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S
    +++ b/arch/x86_64/kernel/head.S
    @@ -18,6 +18,12 @@
    #include <asm/page.h>
    #include <asm/msr.h>
    #include <asm/cache.h>
    +#include <asm/asm-offsets.h>
    +#include <asm/paravirt.h>
    +#define GET_CR2_INTO_RCX mov %cr2, %rcx

    /* we are not able to switch in one step to the final KERNEL ADRESS SPACE
    * because we need identity-mapped pages.
    @@ -267,7 +273,9 @@ ENTRY(early_idt_handler)
    xorl %eax,%eax
    movq 8(%rsp),%rsi # get rip
    movq (%rsp),%rdx
    - movq %cr2,%rcx
    + /* When PARAVIRT is on, this operation may clobber rax. It is
    + something safe to do, because we've just zeroed rax. */
    leaq early_idt_msg(%rip),%rdi
    call early_printk
    cmpl $2,early_recursion_flag(%rip)
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