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Date:   Thu, 26 Oct 2017 01:26:46 -0700
From:   Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
To:     X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>
Cc:     Borislav Petkov <bpetkov@...e.de>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Brian Gerst <brgerst@...il.com>,
        Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 14/18] x86/boot/64: Stop initializing TSS.sp0 at boot

In my quest to get rid of thread_struct::sp0, I want to clean up or
remove all of its readers.  Two of them are in cpu_init() (32-bit and
64-bit), and they aren't needed.  This is because we never enter
userspace at all on the threads that CPUs are initialized in.

Poison the initial TSS.sp0 and stop initializing it on CPU init.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c | 12 ++++++++++--
 arch/x86/kernel/process.c    |  3 ++-
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
index 079648bd85ed..adc02cb351e0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
@@ -1572,9 +1572,13 @@ void cpu_init(void)
 	initialize_tlbstate_and_flush();
 	enter_lazy_tlb(&init_mm, me);
 
-	load_sp0(current->thread.sp0);
+	/*
+	 * Initialize the TSS.  Don't bother initializing sp0, as the initial
+	 * task never enters user mode.
+	 */
 	set_tss_desc(cpu, t);
 	load_TR_desc();
+
 	load_mm_ldt(&init_mm);
 
 	clear_all_debug_regs();
@@ -1627,9 +1631,13 @@ void cpu_init(void)
 	initialize_tlbstate_and_flush();
 	enter_lazy_tlb(&init_mm, curr);
 
-	load_sp0(thread->sp0);
+	/*
+	 * Initialize the TSS.  Don't bother initializing sp0, as the initial
+	 * task never enters user mode.
+	 */
 	set_tss_desc(cpu, t);
 	load_TR_desc();
+
 	load_mm_ldt(&init_mm);
 
 	t->x86_tss.io_bitmap_base = offsetof(struct tss_struct, io_bitmap);
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/process.c b/arch/x86/kernel/process.c
index bd6b85fac666..7ece9d4764fb 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/process.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/process.c
@@ -48,7 +48,8 @@
  */
 __visible DEFINE_PER_CPU_SHARED_ALIGNED(struct tss_struct, cpu_tss) = {
 	.x86_tss = {
-		.sp0 = TOP_OF_INIT_STACK,
+		/* Initialize sp0 to a value that is definitely invalid. */
+		.sp0 = (1UL << (BITS_PER_LONG-1)) + 1,
 #ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
 		.ss0 = __KERNEL_DS,
 		.ss1 = __KERNEL_CS,
-- 
2.13.6

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