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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: neon: Fix function may_use_simd() return error status
On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 01:05:19PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:06:28PM +0800, Yandong.Zhao wrote:
> > From: Yandong Zhao <yandong77520@gmail.com>
> >
> > It does not matter if the caller of may_use_simd() migrates to
> > another cpu after the call, but it is still important that the
> > kernel_neon_busy percpu instance that is read matches the cpu the
> > task is running on at the time of the read.
> >
> > This means that raw_cpu_read() is not sufficient. kernel_neon_busy
> > may appear true if the caller migrates during the execution of
> > raw_cpu_read() and the next task to be scheduled in on the initial
> > cpu calls kernel_neon_begin().
> >
> > This patch replaces raw_cpu_read() with this_cpu_read() to protect
> > against this race.
> >
> > Fixes: cb84d11e1625 ("arm64: neon: Remove support for nested or hardirq kernel-mode NEON")
> > Reviewed-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Yandong Zhao <yandong77520@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > arch/arm64/include/asm/simd.h | 5 +++--
> > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> Does this need to go to stable?

It should, yes, so we should probably add

Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org


Are you OK to pick that up?

Cheers
---Dave

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