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Date:   Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:21:28 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>,
        Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@...tuozzo.com>,
        kasan-dev@...glegroups.com, Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/mm/kaiser: Fix IRQ entries text section mapping

On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 09:14:48AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 05:08:08PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Sat, 25 Nov 2017, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > >  	kaiser_add_user_map_ptrs_early(__entry_text_start, __entry_text_end,
> > >  				       __PAGE_KERNEL_RX | _PAGE_GLOBAL);
> > > +	kaiser_add_user_map_ptrs_early(__irqentry_text_start, __irqentry_text_end,
> > > +				       __PAGE_KERNEL_RX | _PAGE_GLOBAL);
> > 
> > The bad news is that this maps more stuff than actually needed:
> > 
> > ffffffff81ab1c20 T __irqentry_text_start
> > ffffffff81ab1c20 T apic_timer_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab1cf0 T x86_platform_ipi
> > ffffffff81ab1dc0 T threshold_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab1e90 T deferred_error_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab1f60 T thermal_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab2030 T call_function_single_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab2100 T call_function_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab21d0 T reschedule_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab22a0 T error_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab2370 T spurious_interrupt
> > ffffffff81ab2440 T irq_work_interrupt
> 
> I'm confused though; for IDT we have that trampoline Andy did. So the
> interrupt should land on the entry stack, do the switch magic and then
> call the 'real' IDT entry, no?
> 
> So why do these functions need to be mapped at all?

Aah, I see. The switch magic is in the generic macro and thus ends up in
the above functions...

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