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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 4/7] extable: Add function to search only kernel exception table
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On 12/8/19 7:22 pm, Santosh Sivaraj wrote:
> Certain architecture specific operating modes (e.g., in powerpc machine
> check handler that is unable to access vmalloc memory), the
> search_exception_tables cannot be called because it also searches the
> module exception tables if entry is not found in the kernel exception
> table.
>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> Cc: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Santosh Sivaraj <santosh@fossix.org>
> Reviewed-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>
> ---
> include/linux/extable.h | 2 ++
> kernel/extable.c | 11 +++++++++--
> 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/extable.h b/include/linux/extable.h
> index 41c5b3a25f67..81ecfaa83ad3 100644
> --- a/include/linux/extable.h
> +++ b/include/linux/extable.h
> @@ -19,6 +19,8 @@ void trim_init_extable(struct module *m);
>
> /* Given an address, look for it in the exception tables */
> const struct exception_table_entry *search_exception_tables(unsigned long add);
> +const struct exception_table_entry *
> +search_kernel_exception_table(unsigned long addr);
>

Can we find a better name search_kernel still sounds like all of the kernel.
Can we rename it to search_kernel_linear_map_extable?


> #ifdef CONFIG_MODULES
> /* For extable.c to search modules' exception tables. */
> diff --git a/kernel/extable.c b/kernel/extable.c
> index e23cce6e6092..f6c9406eec7d 100644
> --- a/kernel/extable.c
> +++ b/kernel/extable.c
> @@ -40,13 +40,20 @@ void __init sort_main_extable(void)
> }
> }
>
> +/* Given an address, look for it in the kernel exception table */
> +const
> +struct exception_table_entry *search_kernel_exception_table(unsigned long addr)
> +{
> + return search_extable(__start___ex_table,
> + __stop___ex_table - __start___ex_table, addr);
> +}
> +
> /* Given an address, look for it in the exception tables. */
> const struct exception_table_entry *search_exception_tables(unsigned long addr)
> {
> const struct exception_table_entry *e;
>
> - e = search_extable(__start___ex_table,
> - __stop___ex_table - __start___ex_table, addr);
> + e = search_kernel_exception_table(addr);
> if (!e)
> e = search_module_extables(addr);
> return e;
>

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