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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] xen: x86_32: do not enable iterrupts when returning from exception in interrupt context
On 09/01/2011 06:46 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 09/01/2011 04:46 AM, Igor Mammedov wrote:
>> If vmalloc page_fault happens inside of interrupt handler with interrupts
>> disabled then on exit path from exception handler when there is no pending
>> interrupts, the following code (arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S:112):
>> cmpw $0x0001, XEN_vcpu_info_pending(%eax)
>> sete XEN_vcpu_info_mask(%eax)
>> will enable interrupts even if they has been previously disabled according to
>> eflags from the bounce frame (arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S:99)
>> testb $X86_EFLAGS_IF>>8, 8+1+ESP_OFFSET(%esp)
>> setz XEN_vcpu_info_mask(%eax)
>> Solution is in setting XEN_vcpu_info_mask only when it should be set
>> according to
>> cmpw $0x0001, XEN_vcpu_info_pending(%eax)
>> but not clearing it if there isn't any pending events.
>> Reproducer for bug is attached to RHBZ 707552
>> Signed-off-by: Igor Mammedov<>
>> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge<>
> One nit, this should be acked-by or reviewed-by, not signed-off-by,
> since the patch isn't passing through my hands.
> J

I'm new to this stuff, would you like me to re-post it?
Next time will do it right.


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