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Date:   Tue, 14 Jun 2022 13:56:12 +0530
From:   Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@....com>
To:     Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@...nel.org>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org
Cc:     linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>,
        Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 01/26] arm64: head: move kimage_vaddr variable into C
 file

On 6/13/22 20:15, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> This variable definition does not need to be in head.S so move it out.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@...nel.org>

Reviewed-by: Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@....com>

> ---
>  arch/arm64/kernel/head.S | 7 -------
>  arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c      | 3 +++
>  2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S b/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
> index 6a98f1a38c29..1cdecce552bb 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
> @@ -469,13 +469,6 @@ SYM_FUNC_START_LOCAL(__primary_switched)
>  	ASM_BUG()
>  SYM_FUNC_END(__primary_switched)
>  
> -	.pushsection ".rodata", "a"
> -SYM_DATA_START(kimage_vaddr)
> -	.quad		_text
> -SYM_DATA_END(kimage_vaddr)
> -EXPORT_SYMBOL(kimage_vaddr)
> -	.popsection
> -
>  /*
>   * end early head section, begin head code that is also used for
>   * hotplug and needs to have the same protections as the text region
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c b/arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c
> index c5563ff990da..7148928e3932 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c
> +++ b/arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c
> @@ -49,6 +49,9 @@ u64 idmap_ptrs_per_pgd = PTRS_PER_PGD;
>  u64 __section(".mmuoff.data.write") vabits_actual;
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(vabits_actual);
>  
> +u64 kimage_vaddr __ro_after_init = (u64)&_text;
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(kimage_vaddr);
> +
>  u64 kimage_voffset __ro_after_init;
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(kimage_voffset);
>  

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