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Subject[RFC PATCH v2 for 4.15 21/24] x86: Introduce sync_core_before_usermode
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Introduce an architecture function that ensures the current CPU
issues a core serializing instruction before returning to usermode.

This is needed for the membarrier "sync_core" command.

Architectures defining the sync_core_before_usermode() static inline
need to select ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
CC: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
CC: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
CC: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>
CC: Andrew Hunter <ahh@google.com>
CC: Maged Michael <maged.michael@gmail.com>
CC: Avi Kivity <avi@scylladb.com>
CC: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
CC: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
CC: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
CC: Dave Watson <davejwatson@fb.com>
CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
CC: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
CC: Andrea Parri <parri.andrea@gmail.com>
CC: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
CC: Greg Hackmann <ghackmann@google.com>
CC: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
CC: David Sehr <sehr@google.com>
CC: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
CC: x86@kernel.org
CC: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org
---
Changes since v1:
- Fix prototype of sync_core_before_usermode in generic code (missing
return type).
- Add linux/processor.h include to sched/core.c.
- Add ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE to init/Kconfig.
- Fix linux/processor.h ifdef to target
CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE rather than
ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE.
---
arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h | 10 ++++++++++
include/linux/processor.h | 6 ++++++
init/Kconfig | 3 +++
kernel/sched/core.c | 1 +
5 files changed, 21 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index 01f78c1d40b5..54fbb8960d94 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -62,6 +62,7 @@ config X86
select ARCH_HAS_SG_CHAIN
select ARCH_HAS_STRICT_KERNEL_RWX
select ARCH_HAS_STRICT_MODULE_RWX
+ select ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE
select ARCH_HAS_UBSAN_SANITIZE_ALL
select ARCH_HAS_ZONE_DEVICE if X86_64
select ARCH_HAVE_NMI_SAFE_CMPXCHG
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h
index bdac19ab2488..e47a98a33c2e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/processor.h
@@ -706,6 +706,16 @@ static inline void sync_core(void)
#endif
}

+/*
+ * Ensure that a core serializing instruction is issued before returning
+ * to user-mode. x86 implements return to user-space through sysexit,
+ * sysrel, and sysretq, which are not core serializing.
+ */
+static inline void sync_core_before_usermode(void)
+{
+ sync_core();
+}
+
extern void select_idle_routine(const struct cpuinfo_x86 *c);
extern void amd_e400_c1e_apic_setup(void);

diff --git a/include/linux/processor.h b/include/linux/processor.h
index dbc952eec869..866de5326d34 100644
--- a/include/linux/processor.h
+++ b/include/linux/processor.h
@@ -68,4 +68,10 @@ do { \

#endif

+#ifndef CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE
+static inline void sync_core_before_usermode(void)
+{
+}
+#endif
+
#endif /* _LINUX_PROCESSOR_H */
diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index d3e5440051b8..ab073d436a9a 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -1943,3 +1943,6 @@ config ASN1
functions to call on what tags.

source "kernel/Kconfig.locks"
+
+config ARCH_HAS_SYNC_CORE_BEFORE_USERMODE
+ bool
diff --git a/kernel/sched/core.c b/kernel/sched/core.c
index c79e94278613..688b65c68731 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/core.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/core.c
@@ -26,6 +26,7 @@
#include <linux/profile.h>
#include <linux/security.h>
#include <linux/syscalls.h>
+#include <linux/processor.h>

#include <asm/switch_to.h>
#include <asm/tlb.h>
--
2.11.0
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