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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org, stable@vger.kernel.org
Cc: lwn@lwn.net, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz>
Subject: Re: Linux 4.14.65
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:26:39 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180818092639.GB5549@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180818092635.GA5549@kroah.com>

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 025156791e90..7995690ff1aa 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
 VERSION = 4
 PATCHLEVEL = 14
-SUBLEVEL = 64
+SUBLEVEL = 65
 EXTRAVERSION =
 NAME = Petit Gorille
 
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable-invert.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable-invert.h
index 44b1203ece12..a0c1525f1b6f 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable-invert.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/pgtable-invert.h
@@ -4,9 +4,18 @@
 
 #ifndef __ASSEMBLY__
 
+/*
+ * A clear pte value is special, and doesn't get inverted.
+ *
+ * Note that even users that only pass a pgprot_t (rather
+ * than a full pte) won't trigger the special zero case,
+ * because even PAGE_NONE has _PAGE_PROTNONE | _PAGE_ACCESSED
+ * set. So the all zero case really is limited to just the
+ * cleared page table entry case.
+ */
 static inline bool __pte_needs_invert(u64 val)
 {
-	return !(val & _PAGE_PRESENT);
+	return val && !(val & _PAGE_PRESENT);
 }
 
 /* Get a mask to xor with the page table entry to get the correct pfn. */

      reply	other threads:[~2018-08-18  9:26 UTC|newest]

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