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SubjectRe: [ 33/73] x86, microcode: Sanitize per-cpu microcode reloading interface
On Sat, 04 Aug 2012, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 14:27 +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 11:43:14AM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 11:04:06AM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > > > On 2012-07-31 06:43 +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > 3.2-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> > > >
> > > > Alas, this does not build if CONFIG_SMP is unset:
> > > >
> > > > ,----
> > > > | arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c: In function 'reload_store':
> > > > | arch/x86/kernel/microcode_core.c:304:19: error: 'struct cpuinfo_x86' has no member named 'cpu_index'
> > > > `----
> > >
> > > Crap. :-(
> > >
> > > 3.2 still has this:
> > >
> > > <arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h>:
> > > ...
> > > #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> > > /* number of cores as seen by the OS: */
> > > u16 booted_cores;
> > > /* Physical processor id: */
> > > u16 phys_proc_id;
> > > /* Core id: */
> > > u16 cpu_core_id;
> > > /* Compute unit id */
> > > u8 compute_unit_id;
> > > /* Index into per_cpu list: */
> > > u16 cpu_index;
> > > #endif
> > > u32 microcode;
> > > } __attribute__((__aligned__(SMP_CACHE_BYTES)));
> > > ---
> > >
> > > which got removed by
> > >
> > > commit 141168c36cdee3ff23d9c7700b0edc47cb65479f
> > > Author: Kevin Winchester <kjwinchester@gmail.com>
> > > Date: Tue Dec 20 20:52:22 2011 -0400
> > >
> > > x86: Simplify code by removing a !SMP #ifdefs from 'struct cpuinfo_x86'
> > >
> > > Ben, you might want to backport this one too... I'll run a couple of 3.2
> > > builds with it ontop of 3.2 to verify nothing else breaks.
> >
> > Ok, 141168c36cdee3ff23d9c7700b0edc47cb65479f doesn't apply cleanly to
> > 3.2-stable, as expected. I've attached a partly backported version. Why
> > partly? Well, it broke an UP build in mainline which got fixed later by
> >
> > commit 3f806e50981825fa56a7f1938f24c0680816be45
> > Author: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> > Date: Fri Feb 3 20:18:01 2012 +0100
> >
> > x86/mce/AMD: Fix UP build error
> >
> > 141168c36cde ("x86: Simplify code by removing a !SMP #ifdefs
> > from 'struct cpuinfo_x86'") removed a bunch of CONFIG_SMP ifdefs
> > around code touching struct cpuinfo_x86 members but also caused
> > the following build error with Randy's randconfigs:
> >
> > mce_amd.c:(.cpuinit.text+0x4723): undefined reference to `cpu_llc_shared_map'
> > ---
> >
> > which reverted what the original patch removed.
> >
> > So I've taken out the parts that introduce the breakage from the
> > backport.
> [...]
>
> Thanks everyone for working this out.
>
> If you combine multiple mainline commits like this, the new commit
> message should refer to all of them. I've fixed that up this time.

Ben, the backport is also needed on 3.0 and 3.4, do you have your patch
queue available for download/pull somewhere?

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