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Subject[PATCH 05 of 36] x86_64: use write_gdt_entry in vsyscall_set_cpu
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Use write_gdt_entry to generate the special vgetcpu descriptor in the
vsyscall page.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@citrix.com>
---
arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c | 12 ++++++------
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
@@ -250,7 +250,7 @@
doesn't violate that. We'll find out if it does. */
static void __cpuinit vsyscall_set_cpu(int cpu)
{
- unsigned long *d;
+ unsigned long d;
unsigned long node = 0;
#ifdef CONFIG_NUMA
node = cpu_to_node(cpu);
@@ -261,11 +261,11 @@
/* Store cpu number in limit so that it can be loaded quickly
in user space in vgetcpu.
12 bits for the CPU and 8 bits for the node. */
- d = (unsigned long *)(get_cpu_gdt_table(cpu) + GDT_ENTRY_PER_CPU);
- *d = 0x0f40000000000ULL;
- *d |= cpu;
- *d |= (node & 0xf) << 12;
- *d |= (node >> 4) << 48;
+ d = 0x0f40000000000ULL;
+ d |= cpu;
+ d |= (node & 0xf) << 12;
+ d |= (node >> 4) << 48;
+ write_gdt_entry(get_cpu_gdt_table(cpu), GDT_ENTRY_PER_CPU, &d, DESCTYPE_S);
}

static void __cpuinit cpu_vsyscall_init(void *arg)



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