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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 03:53:10 -0700
From:   tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski <tipbot@...or.com>
To:     linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     boris.ostrovsky@...cle.com, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
        peterz@...radead.org, hpa@...or.com, bpetkov@...e.de, bp@...e.de,
        mingo@...nel.org, brgerst@...il.com, luto@...nel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, dave.hansen@...el.com,
        tglx@...utronix.de, jgross@...e.com
Subject: [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry/64: De-Xen-ify our NMI code

Commit-ID:  929bacec21478a72c78e4f29f98fb799bd00105a
Gitweb:     https://git.kernel.org/tip/929bacec21478a72c78e4f29f98fb799bd00105a
Author:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
AuthorDate: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 00:59:08 -0700
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
CommitDate: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 11:04:42 +0100

x86/entry/64: De-Xen-ify our NMI code

Xen PV is fundamentally incompatible with our fancy NMI code: it
doesn't use IST at all, and Xen entries clobber two stack slots
below the hardware frame.

Drop Xen PV support from our NMI code entirely.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
Acked-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>
Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@...cle.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bpetkov@...e.de>
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@...il.com>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/bfbe711b5ae03f672f8848999a8eb2711efc7f98.1509609304.git.luto@kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
---
 arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S | 30 ++++++++++++++++++------------
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S b/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
index a3f76ab..40e9933 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
@@ -1240,9 +1240,13 @@ ENTRY(error_exit)
 	jmp	retint_user
 END(error_exit)
 
-/* Runs on exception stack */
+/*
+ * Runs on exception stack.  Xen PV does not go through this path at all,
+ * so we can use real assembly here.
+ */
 ENTRY(nmi)
 	UNWIND_HINT_IRET_REGS
+
 	/*
 	 * We allow breakpoints in NMIs. If a breakpoint occurs, then
 	 * the iretq it performs will take us out of NMI context.
@@ -1300,7 +1304,7 @@ ENTRY(nmi)
 	 * stacks lest we corrupt the "NMI executing" variable.
 	 */
 
-	SWAPGS_UNSAFE_STACK
+	swapgs
 	cld
 	movq	%rsp, %rdx
 	movq	PER_CPU_VAR(cpu_current_top_of_stack), %rsp
@@ -1465,7 +1469,7 @@ nested_nmi_out:
 	popq	%rdx
 
 	/* We are returning to kernel mode, so this cannot result in a fault. */
-	INTERRUPT_RETURN
+	iretq
 
 first_nmi:
 	/* Restore rdx. */
@@ -1496,7 +1500,7 @@ first_nmi:
 	pushfq			/* RFLAGS */
 	pushq	$__KERNEL_CS	/* CS */
 	pushq	$1f		/* RIP */
-	INTERRUPT_RETURN	/* continues at repeat_nmi below */
+	iretq			/* continues at repeat_nmi below */
 	UNWIND_HINT_IRET_REGS
 1:
 #endif
@@ -1571,20 +1575,22 @@ nmi_restore:
 	/*
 	 * Clear "NMI executing".  Set DF first so that we can easily
 	 * distinguish the remaining code between here and IRET from
-	 * the SYSCALL entry and exit paths.  On a native kernel, we
-	 * could just inspect RIP, but, on paravirt kernels,
-	 * INTERRUPT_RETURN can translate into a jump into a
-	 * hypercall page.
+	 * the SYSCALL entry and exit paths.
+	 *
+	 * We arguably should just inspect RIP instead, but I (Andy) wrote
+	 * this code when I had the misapprehension that Xen PV supported
+	 * NMIs, and Xen PV would break that approach.
 	 */
 	std
 	movq	$0, 5*8(%rsp)		/* clear "NMI executing" */
 
 	/*
-	 * INTERRUPT_RETURN reads the "iret" frame and exits the NMI
-	 * stack in a single instruction.  We are returning to kernel
-	 * mode, so this cannot result in a fault.
+	 * iretq reads the "iret" frame and exits the NMI stack in a
+	 * single instruction.  We are returning to kernel mode, so this
+	 * cannot result in a fault.  Similarly, we don't need to worry
+	 * about espfix64 on the way back to kernel mode.
 	 */
-	INTERRUPT_RETURN
+	iretq
 END(nmi)
 
 ENTRY(ignore_sysret)

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