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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/xen: Fix 32-bit PV guests's usage of kernel_stack
On 04/10/2014 02:20 PM, David Vrabel wrote:
> On 10/04/14 17:17, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>> Commit 198d208df4371734ac4728f69cb585c284d20a15 ("x86: Keep thread_info
>> on thread stack in x86_32") made 32-bit kernels use kernel_stack to point to
>> thread_info. That change missed a couple of updates needed by Xen's
>> 32-bit PV guests:
>>
>> 1. kernel_stack needs to be initialized for secondary CPUs
>> 2. GET_THREAD_INFO() now uses %fs register which may not be the kernel's
>> version when executing xen_iret().
>>
>> With respect to the second issue, we don't need GET_THREAD_INFO()
>> anymore: we used it as an intermediate step to get to per_cpu xen_vcpu and avoid
>> referencing %fs. Now that we are going to use %fs anyway we may as well go
>> directly to xen_vcpu.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/xen/smp.c | 3 ++-
>> arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S | 25 +++++++++++++++++--------
>> 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/smp.c b/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
>> index a18eadd..7005974 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/xen/smp.c
>> @@ -441,10 +441,11 @@ static int xen_cpu_up(unsigned int cpu, struct task_struct *idle)
>> irq_ctx_init(cpu);
>> #else
>> clear_tsk_thread_flag(idle, TIF_FORK);
>> +#endif
>> per_cpu(kernel_stack, cpu) =
>> (unsigned long)task_stack_page(idle) -
>> KERNEL_STACK_OFFSET + THREAD_SIZE;
>> -#endif
>> +
>> xen_setup_runstate_info(cpu);
>> xen_setup_timer(cpu);
>> xen_init_lock_cpu(cpu);
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S b/arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S
>> index 33ca6e4..fd92a64 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S
>> +++ b/arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S
>> @@ -75,6 +75,17 @@ ENDPROC(xen_sysexit)
>> * stack state in whatever form its in, we keep things simple by only
>> * using a single register which is pushed/popped on the stack.
>> */
>> +
>> +.macro POP_FS
>> +1:
>> + popw %fs
>> +.pushsection .fixup, "ax"
>> +2: movw $0, (%esp)
>> + jmp 1b
>> +.popsection
>> + _ASM_EXTABLE(1b,2b)
>> +.endm
>> +
>> ENTRY(xen_iret)
>> /* test eflags for special cases */
>> testl $(X86_EFLAGS_VM | XEN_EFLAGS_NMI), 8(%esp)
>> @@ -83,15 +94,13 @@ ENTRY(xen_iret)
>> push %eax
>> ESP_OFFSET=4 # bytes pushed onto stack
>>
>> - /*
>> - * Store vcpu_info pointer for easy access. Do it this way to
>> - * avoid having to reload %fs
>> - */
>> + /* Store vcpu_info pointer for easy access */
>> #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
>> - GET_THREAD_INFO(%eax)
>> - movl %ss:TI_cpu(%eax), %eax
>> - movl %ss:__per_cpu_offset(,%eax,4), %eax
>> - mov %ss:xen_vcpu(%eax), %eax
>> + pushw %fs
>> + movl $(__KERNEL_PERCPU), %eax
>> + movl %eax, %fs
>> + movl %fs:xen_vcpu, %eax
> How can this get the correct per-cpu xen_vcpu pointer if it doesn't ever
> get the current cpu number? Doesn't this always get VCPU#0's xen_vcpu?

%fs is pointing to per-cpu segment so %fs:xen_vcpu should be different
on each (V)CPU.

-boris


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