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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:31:00 +0200
From:	Borislav Petkov <>
To:	X86 ML <>
Cc:	LKML <>
Subject: [PATCH] x86, espfix: Remove stale ptemask

From: Borislav Petkov <>

Previous versions of the espfix had a single function which did setup
the pagetables. It was later split into BSP and AP version. Drop unused
leftovers after that split.

Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <>
 arch/x86/kernel/espfix_64.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/espfix_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/espfix_64.c
index 6afbb16e9b79..7346ef3c3e0c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/espfix_64.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/espfix_64.c
@@ -122,9 +122,6 @@ static void init_espfix_random(void)
 void __init init_espfix_bsp(void)
 	pgd_t *pgd_p;
-	pteval_t ptemask;
-	ptemask = __supported_pte_mask;
 	/* Install the espfix pud into the kernel page directory */
 	pgd_p = &init_level4_pgt[pgd_index(ESPFIX_BASE_ADDR)];

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