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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] x86: Remove unnecessary kmap() from sgx_ioc_enclave_init()
On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 09:00:30AM -0800, wrote:
> From: Ira Weiny <>
> kmap is inefficient and we are trying to reduce the usage in the kernel.
> There is no readily apparent reason why initp_page needs to be allocated
> and kmap'ed() but sigstruct needs to be page aligned and token
> 512 byte aligned.
> kmalloc() can give us this alignment but we need to allocate PAGE_SIZE
> bytes to do so. Rather than change this kmap() to kmap_local_page() use
> kmalloc() instead.
> Remove the alloc_page()/kmap() and replace with kmalloc(PAGE_SIZE, ...)
> to get a page aligned kernel address to use.
> In addition add a comment to document the alignment requirements so that
> others like myself don't attempt to 'fix' this again.
> Cc: Dave Hansen <>
> Cc: Sean Christopherson <>
> Cc: Jethro Beekman <>
> Signed-off-by: Ira Weiny <>

Reviewed-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <>


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