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Subject[PATCH v2 04/18] x86/gdt: Put per-cpu GDT remaps in ascending order
We currently have CPU 0's GDT at the top of the GDT range and
higher-numbered CPUs at lower addreses. This happens because the
fixmap is upside down (index 0 is the top of the fixmap).

Flip it so that GDTs are in ascending order by virtual address.
This will simplify a future patch that will generalize the GDT
remap to contain multiple pages.

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <>
Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <>
arch/x86/include/asm/desc.h | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/desc.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/desc.h
index 4011cb03ef08..95cd95eb7285 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/desc.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/desc.h
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ static inline struct desc_struct *get_current_gdt_rw(void)
/* Get the fixmap index for a specific processor */
static inline unsigned int get_cpu_gdt_ro_index(int cpu)
- return FIX_GDT_REMAP_BEGIN + cpu;
+ return FIX_GDT_REMAP_END - cpu;

/* Provide the fixmap address of the remapped GDT */
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