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Subject[PATCH v3 28/75] x86/idt: Move IDT to data segment
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From: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>

With SEV-ES, exception handling is needed very early, even before the
kernel has cleared the bss segment. In order to prevent clearing the
currently used IDT, move the IDT to the data segment.

Signed-off-by: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>
---
arch/x86/kernel/idt.c | 8 ++++++--
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c b/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c
index 87ef69a72c52..a8fc01ea602a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c
@@ -165,8 +165,12 @@ static const __initconst struct idt_data dbg_idts[] = {
};
#endif

-/* Must be page-aligned because the real IDT is used in a fixmap. */
-gate_desc idt_table[IDT_ENTRIES] __page_aligned_bss;
+/*
+ * Must be page-aligned because the real IDT is used in a fixmap.
+ * Also needs to be in the .data segment, because the idt_table is
+ * needed before the kernel clears the .bss segment.
+ */
+gate_desc idt_table[IDT_ENTRIES] __page_aligned_data;

struct desc_ptr idt_descr __ro_after_init = {
.size = (IDT_ENTRIES * 2 * sizeof(unsigned long)) - 1,
--
2.17.1
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