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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/4] x86/insn-eval: Add support for 64-bit kernel mode
On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 12:11:47AM +0100, Jann Horn wrote:
> To support evaluating 64-bit kernel mode instructions:
> Replace existing checks for user_64bit_mode() with a new helper that
> checks whether code is being executed in either 64-bit kernel mode or
> 64-bit user mode.
> Select the GS base depending on whether the instruction is being
> evaluated in kernel mode.
> Signed-off-by: Jann Horn <>

In most cases you have struct insn around (or can easily pass it down to
the place). Why not use insn->x86_64?

Kirill A. Shutemov

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