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SubjectRe: x86/irq: Make run_on_irqstack_cond() typesafe
Hi Thomas,

On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 12:58 AM Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> Sami reported that run_on_irqstack_cond() requires the caller to cast
> functions to mismatching types, which trips indirect call Control-Flow
> Integrity (CFI) in Clang.
> Instead of disabling CFI on that function, provide proper helpers for
> the three call variants. The actual ASM code stays the same as that is
> out of reach.
> Reported-by: Sami Tolvanen <>
> Fixes: 931b94145981 ("x86/entry: Provide helpers for executing on the irqstack")
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

Thank you for the patch! I confirmed that this fixes the type mismatch
issue with CFI for me:

Tested-by: Sami Tolvanen <>

Also, please note that this was first reported by Nathan in this GitHub issue:


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