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Date:   Fri,  1 May 2020 17:19:38 +0100
From:   Daniel Thompson <>
To:     Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>
Cc:     Daniel Thompson <>,
        Douglas Anderson <>,
        Jason Wessel <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH] arm64: cacheflush: Fix KGDB trap detection

flush_icache_range() contains a bodge to avoid issuing IPIs when the kgdb
trap handler is running because issuing IPIs is unsafe (and unnecessary)
in this exection context. However the current test is flawed: it both
over-matches (could skip the IPI when the kgdb trap is not running) and
under-matches (does not skip the IPI for all kgdb cache operations).

Fix by replacing the ad-hoc check with the proper kgdb macro. This also
allows us to drop the #ifdef wrapper.

Fixes: 3b8c9f1cdfc5 ("arm64: IPI each CPU after invalidating the I-cache for kernel mappings")
Signed-off-by: Daniel Thompson <>
 arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h
index e6cca3d4acf7..ce50c1f1f1ea 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h
+++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ static inline void flush_icache_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
 	 * IPI all online CPUs so that they undergo a context synchronization
 	 * event and are forced to refetch the new instructions.
 	 * KGDB performs cache maintenance with interrupts disabled, so we
 	 * will deadlock trying to IPI the secondary CPUs. In theory, we can
@@ -89,9 +89,9 @@ static inline void flush_icache_range(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
 	 * the patching operation, so we don't need extra IPIs here anyway.
 	 * In which case, add a KGDB-specific bodge and return early.
-	if (kgdb_connected && irqs_disabled())
+	if (in_dbg_master())

base-commit: 6a8b55ed4056ea5559ebe4f6a4b247f627870d4c

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