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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
To: "Bae, Chang Seok" <chang.seok.bae@intel.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Andrew Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	"Metzger, Markus T" <markus.t.metzger@intel.com>,
	"Ravi V. Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@intel.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [v3 03/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Add intrinsics/macros for FSGSBASE instructions
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 11:53:54 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CALCETrWWBYgaJfPykTpJ9=TsptVL_ieOR3JdYVVW02=O9CM17Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181023184234.14025-4-chang.seok.bae@intel.com>

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:43 AM Chang S. Bae <chang.seok.bae@intel.com> wrote:
>
> From: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
> Add C intrinsics and assembler macros for the new FSBASE and GSBASE
> instructions.
>
> Very straight forward. Used in followon patches.
>
> [ luto: Rename the variables from FS and GS to FSBASE and GSBASE and
>   make <asm/fsgsbase.h> safe to include on 32-bit kernels. ]
>
> v2: Use __always_inline
>
> [ chang: Revise the changelog. Place them in <asm/fsgsbase.h>. Replace
>   the macros with GAS-compatible ones. ]
>
> If GCC supports it, we can add -mfsgsbase to CFLAGS and use the builtins
> here for extra performance.

Reviewed-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org> # C parts only

With the caveat that I'm not convinced that the memory clobbers are
needed.  The __force_order trick in special_insns.h would probably be
more appropriate.

I don't feel qualified to review the asm part without some research.
Whereas hpa or Boris could probably review it with their eyes closed.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-24 18:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-23 18:42 [v3 00/12] x86: Enable " Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 01/12] taint: Introduce a new taint flag (insecure) Chang S. Bae
2018-10-24 18:50   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 02/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Add 'unsafe_fsgsbase' to enable CR4.FSGSBASE Chang S. Bae
2018-10-24 18:51   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 03/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Add intrinsics/macros for FSGSBASE instructions Chang S. Bae
2018-10-24 18:53   ` Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2018-10-24 19:21     ` Andi Kleen
2018-10-25 23:14       ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-25 23:31         ` Linus Torvalds
2018-10-26  0:09           ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 04/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Enable FSGSBASE instructions in the helper functions Chang S. Bae
2018-10-24 19:16   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-24 19:41     ` [Xen-devel] " Andrew Cooper
2018-10-25  6:09       ` Juergen Gross
2018-10-25 23:08         ` Andrew Cooper
2018-10-25 23:11           ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-25 23:14             ` Andrew Cooper
2018-10-25  7:32     ` Bae, Chang Seok
2018-10-25 23:00       ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-25 23:03         ` Bae, Chang Seok
2018-10-25 23:16     ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 05/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Preserve FS/GS state in __switch_to() if FSGSBASE is on Chang S. Bae
2018-10-24 19:21   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-24 19:36     ` Bae, Chang Seok
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 06/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: When copying a thread, use the FSGSBASE instructions if available Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 07/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Introduce the new FIND_PERCPU_BASE macro Chang S. Bae
2018-10-26  0:25   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-10-26  0:59     ` Nadav Amit
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 08/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Use the per-CPU base as GSBASE at the paranoid_entry Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 09/12] selftests/x86/fsgsbase: Test WRGSBASE Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 10/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Enable FSGSBASE by default and add a chicken bit Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 11/12] x86/elf: Enumerate kernel FSGSBASE capability in AT_HWCAP2 Chang S. Bae
2018-10-23 18:42 ` [v3 12/12] x86/fsgsbase/64: Add documentation for FSGSBASE Chang S. Bae

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