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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, x86@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch 2/5] x86/idt: Add comments about early #PF handling
Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 18:14:41 +0200
Message-ID: <20200528161440.GJ2483@worktop.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200528145522.807135882@linutronix.de>

On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 04:53:17PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> The difference between 32 and 64 bit vs. early #PF handling is not
> documented. Replace the FIXME at idt_setup_early_pf() with proper comments.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/idt.c |   10 ++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/idt.c
> @@ -61,7 +61,11 @@ static bool idt_setup_done __initdata;
>  static const __initconst struct idt_data early_idts[] = {
>  	INTG(X86_TRAP_DB,		asm_exc_debug),
>  	SYSG(X86_TRAP_BP,		asm_exc_int3),
> +
>  #ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
> +	/*
> +	 * Not possible on 64-bit. See idt_setup_early_pf() for details.
> +	 */
>  	INTG(X86_TRAP_PF,		asm_exc_page_fault),
>  #endif
>  };
> @@ -276,8 +280,10 @@ void __init idt_setup_traps(void)
>   * cpu_init() is invoked and sets up TSS. The IST variant is installed
>   * after that.
>   *
> - * FIXME: Why is 32bit and 64bit installing the PF handler at different
> - * places in the early setup code?
> + * Note, that X86_64 cannot install the real #PF handler in
> + * idt_setup_early_traps() because the memory intialization needs the #PF
> + * handler from the early_idt_handler_array to initialize the early page
> + * tables.

+ "See early_make_pgtables()" ?

I had to frob around in head_64.S to find wth that early handler
actually did.

>   */
>  void __init idt_setup_early_pf(void)
>  {
> 

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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-28 14:53 [patch 0/5] x86/idt: Cleanups and consolidation Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 14:53 ` [patch 1/5] x86/idt: Mark init only functions __init Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-30  9:57   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 14:53 ` [patch 2/5] x86/idt: Add comments about early #PF handling Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 16:14   ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2020-05-28 18:44     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-30  9:57   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 14:53 ` [patch 3/5] x86/idt: Use proper constants for table sizes Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-30  9:57   ` [tip: x86/entry] x86/idt: Use proper constants for table size tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 14:53 ` [patch 4/5] x86/idt: Cleanup trap_init() Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-30  9:57   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 14:53 ` [patch 5/5] x86/idt: Consolidate idt functionality Thomas Gleixner
2020-05-28 16:16   ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-05-30  9:57   ` [tip: x86/entry] " tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2020-06-01 12:55   ` tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner

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