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Subject[GIT PULL] Additional x86 fixes for 2.6.31-rc5
The following changes since commit e00b95debb9a0f023b61abcd4b1e74f687276b47:
Linus Torvalds (1):
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/.../bp/bp

are available in the git repository at:

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip.git x86-fixes-for-linus

H. Peter Anvin (1):
x86: comment formatting cleanup in arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c

Pallipadi, Venkatesh (1):
x86, pat: Fix set_memory_wc related corruption

Robert Richter (1):
x86: fix section mismatch for i386 init code

Tan, Wei Chong (1):
x86: SMI workaround for pit_expect_msb

arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S | 6 +++++-
arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c | 9 ++++++---
3 files changed, 33 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S b/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
index 8663afb..0d98a01 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
@@ -602,7 +602,11 @@ ignore_int:
#endif
iret

-.section .cpuinit.data,"wa"
+#ifndef CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU
+ __CPUINITDATA
+#else
+ __REFDATA
+#endif
.align 4
ENTRY(initial_code)
.long i386_start_kernel
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c b/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
index 6e1a368..261ff00 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/tsc.c
@@ -285,10 +285,32 @@ static inline int pit_expect_msb(unsigned char val, u64 *tscp, unsigned long *de
inb(0x42);
if (inb(0x42) != val)
break;
+ /*
+ * What if an SMI kicks in here when count is just
+ * slightly over 5 and SMI run long enough so that PIT
+ * MSB value is way bigger then val? Then tscp will
+ * have an unreasonably large value, since the code
+ * has no notion of how much inb(0x42) MSB is bigger
+ * then val when it return from SMI.
+ *
+ * In addition, since the 2 get_cycles() are near,
+ * deltap may get a sane value. If this happen on the
+ * final few readings just before
+ * (d1+d2 < delta >> * 11), this may skew the average
+ * delta variable of quick_pit_calibrate().
+ */
tsc = get_cycles();
}
*deltap = get_cycles() - tsc;
*tscp = tsc;
+ /*
+ * inb(0x42) will need to be separately repeated here as the
+ * SMI may take so long that the old reading is no longer
+ * reliable. inb(0x42) after all get_cycles is the safest.
+ */
+ inb(0x42);
+ if (inb(0x42) < (val - 1))
+ return 0;

/*
* We require _some_ success, but the quality control
diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c b/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
index 1b734d7..895d90e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/pageattr.c
@@ -997,12 +997,15 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(set_memory_array_uc);
int _set_memory_wc(unsigned long addr, int numpages)
{
int ret;
+ unsigned long addr_copy = addr;
+
ret = change_page_attr_set(&addr, numpages,
__pgprot(_PAGE_CACHE_UC_MINUS), 0);
-
if (!ret) {
- ret = change_page_attr_set(&addr, numpages,
- __pgprot(_PAGE_CACHE_WC), 0);
+ ret = change_page_attr_set_clr(&addr_copy, numpages,
+ __pgprot(_PAGE_CACHE_WC),
+ __pgprot(_PAGE_CACHE_MASK),
+ 0, 0, NULL);
}
return ret;
}

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