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Subject[PATCH RFC V4 00/10] jump-label: allow early jump_label_enable()
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>

[ Change from V3: Move jump_label_init() much earlier, so that the
jump_label mechanism will be reliabily initialized before use. ]

While trying to use the jump-label stuff for my PV ticketlock changes,
I had some problems using jump labels early in the kernel's lifetime

The basic problem is that even if I enable a jump_label_key, the
jump_label_init() initializer ends up nopping out all the code sites.

This series enables early use of jump labels by making
jump_label_init() respect already-enabled keys.

To do this, I've dropped arch_jump_label_poke_text_early() and
replaced it with arch_jump_label_transform(), allowing it to either
insert an optimal nop, or leave the jump in place.

Part of this series makes sure that stop_machine() is safe to call
in an early pre-SMP environment, by making it just call the function
with interrupts disabled.

git:// upstream/jump-label-noearly

Jeremy Fitzhardinge (10):
jump_label: use proper atomic_t initializer
stop_machine: make stop_machine safe and efficient to call early
jump_label: if a key has already been initialized, don't nop it out
x86/jump_label: drop arch_jump_label_text_poke_early()
sparc/jump_label: drop arch_jump_label_text_poke_early()
jump_label: add arch_jump_label_transform_static() to optimise
non-live code updates
s390/jump-label: add arch_jump_label_transform_static()
x86/jump_label: add arch_jump_label_transform_static()
x86/jump_label: use GENERIC_NOP5_ATOMIC instead of jmp5 +0
jump-label: initialize jump-label subsystem much earlier

arch/s390/kernel/jump_label.c | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
arch/sparc/kernel/jump_label.c | 8 ------
arch/x86/include/asm/jump_label.h | 3 +-
arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c | 20 ++++++++++----
include/linux/jump_label.h | 23 ++++++++++------
init/main.c | 1 +
kernel/jump_label.c | 37 +++++++++++++++-----------
kernel/stop_machine.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++
8 files changed, 105 insertions(+), 60 deletions(-)


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