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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/24] x86/mm/kaiser: Map the entry stack variables
On Mon, 27 Nov 2017, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:49:09AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> > index 7b348cc33e2d..f4f4ab8525bd 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
> > @@ -1515,7 +1515,7 @@ EXPORT_PER_CPU_SYMBOL(__preempt_count);
> > * the top of the kernel stack. Use an extra percpu variable to track the
> > * top of the kernel stack directly.
> > */
> > -DEFINE_PER_CPU(unsigned long, cpu_current_top_of_stack) =
> > +DEFINE_PER_CPU_USER_MAPPED(unsigned long, cpu_current_top_of_stack) =
> > (unsigned long)&init_thread_union + THREAD_SIZE;
> > EXPORT_PER_CPU_SYMBOL(cpu_current_top_of_stack);
>
> I can't find where we would access this one without already having
> switched to kernel CR3.
>
> A kernel with this entire patch reverted seems to boot for me.

Yes, it's not longer required.

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