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SubjectRe: [linus:master] BUILD REGRESSION a2e5790d841658485d642196dbb0927303d6c22f
On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 08:44:06PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> /*
> - * Since some emulators terminate on UD2, we cannot use it for WARN.
> - * Since various instruction decoders disagree on the length of UD1,
> - * we cannot use it either. So use UD0 for WARN.
> + * Despite that some emulators terminate on UD2, we use it for WARN.
> *
> - * (binutils knows about "ud1" but {en,de}codes it as 2 bytes, whereas
> - * our kernel decoder thinks it takes a ModRM byte, which seems consistent
> - * with various things like the Intel SDM instruction encoding rules)
> + * Since various instruction decoders/specs disagree on the encoding of
> + * UD0/UD1,
^

Does that comma mean the sentence continues somewhere?

> */
>
> -#define ASM_UD0 ".byte 0x0f, 0xff"
> +#define ASM_UD0 ".byte 0x0f, 0xff" /* + ModRM (for Intel) */



> #define ASM_UD1 ".byte 0x0f, 0xb9" /* + ModRM */
> #define ASM_UD2 ".byte 0x0f, 0x0b"
>
> #define INSN_UD0 0xff0f
> #define INSN_UD2 0x0b0f
>
> -#define LEN_UD0 2
> +#define LEN_UD2 2
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_GENERIC_BUG
>
> @@ -77,7 +74,7 @@ do { \
> unreachable(); \
> } while (0)
>
> -#define __WARN_FLAGS(flags) _BUG_FLAGS(ASM_UD0, BUGFLAG_WARNING|(flags))
> +#define __WARN_FLAGS(flags) _BUG_FLAGS(ASM_UD2, BUGFLAG_WARNING|(flags))
>
> #include <asm-generic/bug.h>
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c b/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> index 446c9ef8cfc3..3d9b2308e7fa 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/traps.c
> @@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ int fixup_bug(struct pt_regs *regs, int trapnr)
> break;
>
> case BUG_TRAP_TYPE_WARN:
> - regs->ip += LEN_UD0;
> + regs->ip += LEN_UD2;
> return 1;

So patch looks ok but it broke objtool:

init/main.o: warning: objtool: do_one_initcall()+0x13b: unreachable instruction
/bin/sh: line 1: 25800 Segmentation fault ./tools/objtool/objtool orc generate --no-fp "arch/x86/kernel/process_64.o"
make[2]: *** [arch/x86/kernel/process_64.o] Error 139
make[1]: *** [arch/x86/kernel] Error 2
make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
arch/x86/entry/common.o: warning: objtool: prepare_exit_to_usermode()+0x7b: unreachable instruction
arch/x86/events/core.o: warning: objtool: perf_assign_events()+0x24e: unreachable instruction
kernel/fork.o: warning: objtool: free_task()+0x4b: unreachable instruction
arch/x86/events/amd/core.o: warning: objtool: amd_pmu_cpu_starting()+0xcc: unreachable instruction
arch/x86/events/amd/ibs.o: warning: objtool: perf_ibs_start()+0x10e: unreachable instruction
arch/x86/events/amd/iommu.o: warning: objtool: perf_iommu_start()+0x1c0: unreachable instruction
arch/x86/events/amd/power.o: warning: objtool: __pmu_event_start()+0x8e: unreachable instruction
...

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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