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Date:   Thu, 7 Dec 2017 09:24:23 +0100
From:   Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, x86@...nel.org,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Andy Lutomirsky <luto@...nel.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>,
        Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, keescook@...gle.com,
        hughd@...gle.com, Brian Gerst <brgerst@...il.com>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@...hat.com>,
        Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
        Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@...cle.com>,
        Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>,
        Eduardo Valentin <eduval@...zon.com>, aliguori@...zon.com,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>, daniel.gruss@...k.tugraz.at
Subject: Re: [patch 41/60] x86/mm/kpti: Share entry text PMD

On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 03:07:47PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> 
> Share the entry text PMD of the kernel mapping with the user space
> mapping. If large pages are enabled this is a single PMD entry and at the
> point where it is copied into the user page table the RW bit has not been
> cleared yet. Clear it right away so the user space visible map becomes RX.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> ---
>  arch/x86/mm/kpti.c |   10 ++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>

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