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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] x86-64: Handle exception table entries during early boot
    On 04/19/2012 06:02 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:>> +	# 56(%rsp) %rflags
    >> + # 48(%rsp) %cs
    >> + # 40(%rsp) %rip
    >> + # 32(%rsp) error code
    > Just a question about understanding this: I was strugging with the
    > exact interrupt-handler stack layout, so how do you know the exact
    > offsets of rflags, cs et all? I've been staring at our APM v2, p. 144
    > ( which
    > shows the interrupt stack with error code but it has different offsets
    > than those above:
    > [Return SS] 40(%rsp)
    > [Return RSP] 32(%rsp)
    > [rFLAGS] 24(%rsp)
    > [CS] 16(%rsp)
    > [RIP] 8(%rsp)
    > [ErrorCode] 0(%rsp)
    > but I see below that we have room for %rax, %rcx and %rdx on the stack.
    > Are we doing something different in Linux, or what am I missing?

    The offsets in my code refer to offsets after we push the vector number,
    %rax, %rcx and %rdx onto the stack manually; that is 4*8 = 32 bytes,
    hence the offset.


    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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