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Subject[PATCH 4.9 13/39] kaiser: tidied up asm/kaiser.h somewhat
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4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>


Mainly deleting a surfeit of blank lines, and reflowing header comment.

Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
arch/x86/include/asm/kaiser.h | 32 +++++++++++++-------------------
1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/kaiser.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/kaiser.h
@@ -1,15 +1,17 @@
#ifndef _ASM_X86_KAISER_H
#define _ASM_X86_KAISER_H
-
-/* This file includes the definitions for the KAISER feature.
- * KAISER is a counter measure against x86_64 side channel attacks on the kernel virtual memory.
- * It has a shodow-pgd for every process. the shadow-pgd has a minimalistic kernel-set mapped,
- * but includes the whole user memory. Within a kernel context switch, or when an interrupt is handled,
- * the pgd is switched to the normal one. When the system switches to user mode, the shadow pgd is enabled.
- * By this, the virtual memory chaches are freed, and the user may not attack the whole kernel memory.
+/*
+ * This file includes the definitions for the KAISER feature.
+ * KAISER is a counter measure against x86_64 side channel attacks on
+ * the kernel virtual memory. It has a shadow pgd for every process: the
+ * shadow pgd has a minimalistic kernel-set mapped, but includes the whole
+ * user memory. Within a kernel context switch, or when an interrupt is handled,
+ * the pgd is switched to the normal one. When the system switches to user mode,
+ * the shadow pgd is enabled. By this, the virtual memory caches are freed,
+ * and the user may not attack the whole kernel memory.
*
- * A minimalistic kernel mapping holds the parts needed to be mapped in user mode, as the entry/exit functions
- * of the user space, or the stacks.
+ * A minimalistic kernel mapping holds the parts needed to be mapped in user
+ * mode, such as the entry/exit functions of the user space, or the stacks.
*/
#ifdef __ASSEMBLY__
#ifdef CONFIG_KAISER
@@ -48,13 +50,10 @@ _SWITCH_TO_KERNEL_CR3 %rax
movq PER_CPU_VAR(unsafe_stack_register_backup), %rax
.endm

-
.macro SWITCH_USER_CR3_NO_STACK
-
movq %rax, PER_CPU_VAR(unsafe_stack_register_backup)
_SWITCH_TO_USER_CR3 %rax
movq PER_CPU_VAR(unsafe_stack_register_backup), %rax
-
.endm

#else /* CONFIG_KAISER */
@@ -72,7 +71,6 @@ movq PER_CPU_VAR(unsafe_stack_register_b

#else /* __ASSEMBLY__ */

-
#ifdef CONFIG_KAISER
/*
* Upon kernel/user mode switch, it may happen that the address
@@ -80,7 +78,6 @@ movq PER_CPU_VAR(unsafe_stack_register_b
* stored. To change the address space, another register is
* needed. A register therefore has to be stored/restored.
*/
-
DECLARE_PER_CPU_USER_MAPPED(unsigned long, unsafe_stack_register_backup);

/**
@@ -95,7 +92,6 @@ DECLARE_PER_CPU_USER_MAPPED(unsigned lon
*/
extern int kaiser_add_mapping(unsigned long addr, unsigned long size, unsigned long flags);

-
/**
* kaiser_remove_mapping - unmap a virtual memory part of the shadow mapping
* @addr: the start address of the range
@@ -104,12 +100,12 @@ extern int kaiser_add_mapping(unsigned l
extern void kaiser_remove_mapping(unsigned long start, unsigned long size);

/**
- * kaiser_initialize_mapping - Initalize the shadow mapping
+ * kaiser_init - Initialize the shadow mapping
*
* Most parts of the shadow mapping can be mapped upon boot
* time. Only per-process things like the thread stacks
* or a new LDT have to be mapped at runtime. These boot-
- * time mappings are permanent and nevertunmapped.
+ * time mappings are permanent and never unmapped.
*/
extern void kaiser_init(void);

@@ -117,6 +113,4 @@ extern void kaiser_init(void);

#endif /* __ASSEMBLY */

-
-
#endif /* _ASM_X86_KAISER_H */

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