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From: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
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Cc: linux-tip-commits@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode() and use it in syscalls
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:00:59 +0200
Message-ID: <20150714230057.GC29441@lerouge> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <tip-feed36cde0a10adb957445a37e48f957f30b2273@git.kernel.org>

On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 03:51:29AM -0700, tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> Commit-ID:  feed36cde0a10adb957445a37e48f957f30b2273
> Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/feed36cde0a10adb957445a37e48f957f30b2273
> Author:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> AuthorDate: Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:44:25 -0700
> Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> CommitDate: Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:59:06 +0200
> 
> x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode() and use it in syscalls
> 
> Changing the x86 context tracking hooks is dangerous because
> there are no good checks that we track our context correctly.
> Add a helper to check that we're actually in CONTEXT_USER when
> we enter from user mode and wire it up for syscall entries.
> 
> Subsequent patches will wire this up for all non-NMI entries as
> well.  NMIs are their own special beast and cannot currently
> switch overall context tracking state.  Instead, they have their
> own special RCU hooks.
> 
> This is a tiny speedup if !CONFIG_CONTEXT_TRACKING (removes a
> branch) and a tiny slowdown if CONFIG_CONTEXT_TRACING (adds a
> layer of indirection).  Eventually, we should fix up the core
> context tracking code to supply a function that does what we
> want (and can be much simpler than user_exit), which will enable
> us to get rid of the extra call.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
> Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
> Cc: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/853b42420066ec3fb856779cdc223a6dcb5d355b.1435952415.git.luto@kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> ---
>  arch/x86/entry/common.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/common.c b/arch/x86/entry/common.c
> index 917d0c3..9a327ee 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/entry/common.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/entry/common.c
> @@ -28,6 +28,15 @@
>  #define CREATE_TRACE_POINTS
>  #include <trace/events/syscalls.h>
>  
> +#ifdef CONFIG_CONTEXT_TRACKING
> +/* Called on entry from user mode with IRQs off. */
> +__visible void enter_from_user_mode(void)
> +{
> +	CT_WARN_ON(ct_state() != CONTEXT_USER);
> +	user_exit();
> +}
> +#endif
> +
>  static void do_audit_syscall_entry(struct pt_regs *regs, u32 arch)
>  {
>  #ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
> @@ -65,14 +74,16 @@ unsigned long syscall_trace_enter_phase1(struct pt_regs *regs, u32 arch)
>  	work = ACCESS_ONCE(current_thread_info()->flags) &
>  		_TIF_WORK_SYSCALL_ENTRY;
>  
> +#ifdef CONFIG_CONTEXT_TRACKING
>  	/*
>  	 * If TIF_NOHZ is set, we are required to call user_exit() before
>  	 * doing anything that could touch RCU.
>  	 */
>  	if (work & _TIF_NOHZ) {
> -		user_exit();
> +		enter_from_user_mode();
>  		work &= ~_TIF_NOHZ;

We should move the sanity check to user_exit/enter() and use user_exit/enter()
only when we actually enter/exit user. Here it's the case but syscall_trace_leave()
and do_notify_resume() are special case that should probably use exception_enter/exit()
unless your patchset have changed things such that there is only one call to user_exit()
once we completed everything before resuming userspace. I need to review the rest of
the patchset to discover that :-)

>  	}
> +#endif
>  
>  #ifdef CONFIG_SECCOMP
>  	/*

  reply index

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-07-03 19:44 [PATCH v5 00/17] x86: Rewrite exit-to-userspace code Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 01/17] selftests/x86: Add a test for 32-bit fast syscall arg faults Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry, " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 02/17] x86/entry/64/compat: Fix bad fast syscall arg failure path Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 03/17] uml: Fix do_signal() prototype Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] um: " tip-bot for Ingo Molnar
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 04/17] context_tracking: Add ct_state and CT_WARN_ON Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] context_tracking: Add ct_state() and CT_WARN_ON() tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 05/17] notifiers: Assert that RCU is watching in notify_die Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] notifiers, RCU: Assert that RCU is watching in notify_die() tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 06/17] x86: Move C entry and exit code to arch/x86/entry/common.c Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Move C entry and exit code to arch/x86/ entry/common.c tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 07/17] x86/traps: Assert that we're in CONTEXT_KERNEL in exception entries Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/traps, context_tracking: Assert that we' re " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 08/17] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode and use it in syscalls Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode() " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:00     ` Frederic Weisbecker [this message]
2015-07-14 23:04       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:28         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-12-21 20:50   ` [PATCH v5 08/17] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode " Sasha Levin
2015-12-21 22:44     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 09/17] x86/entry: Add new, comprehensible entry and exit hooks Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Add new, comprehensible entry and exit handlers written in C tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:07     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-15 19:56       ` Linus Torvalds
2015-07-15 20:46         ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-15 21:25           ` [PATCH] x86/entry: Fix _TIF_USER_RETURN_NOTIFY check in prepare_exit_to_usermode Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-18  3:25             ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 10/17] x86/entry/64: Really create an error-entry-from-usermode code path Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 11/17] x86/entry/64: Migrate 64-bit and compat syscalls to new exit hooks Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry/64: Migrate 64-bit and compat syscalls to the new exit handlers and remove old assembly code tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 12/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Save all regs on interrupt entry Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 13/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Simplify irq stack pt_regs handling Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Simplify IRQ " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 14/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Migrate error and interrupt exit work to C Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Migrate error and IRQ exit work to C and remove old assembly code tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 22:18     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:25       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 22:49         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:59           ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-12  1:02             ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-08-12 13:13             ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:38     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:51       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 23:22         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 23:33           ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-12 13:32             ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-12 14:59               ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-18 22:34                 ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-18 22:40                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-19 17:18                     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-19 18:02                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 15/17] x86/entry: Remove exception_enter from most trap handlers Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Remove exception_enter() " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 16/17] x86/entry: Remove SCHEDULE_USER and asm/context-tracking.h Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:54   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Remove SCHEDULE_USER and asm/ context-tracking.h tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 17/17] x86/irq: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an assertion Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:54   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/irq, context_tracking: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an RCU assertion tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:26     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-14 23:33       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-18 13:23         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-18 14:10           ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-07-07 11:12 ` [PATCH v5 00/17] x86: Rewrite exit-to-userspace code Ingo Molnar
2015-07-07 16:03   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 17:55     ` [PATCH] x86/entry/64: Fix warning on compat syscalls with CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL=n Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-08  9:57       ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry/64: Fix IRQ state confusion and related warning on compat syscalls with CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL =n tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-08 19:12       ` tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski

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