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Date:   Tue, 26 May 2020 04:35:06 +0000
From:   Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...ux.alibaba.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        x86@...nel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] x86/entry: Don't write to CR3 when restoring to kernel CR3

Skip resuming KERNEL pages since it is already KERNEL CR3

Signed-off-by: Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...ux.alibaba.com>
---
 arch/x86/entry/calling.h | 13 ++++---------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/calling.h b/arch/x86/entry/calling.h
index 1c7f13bb6728..505246185624 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/calling.h
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/calling.h
@@ -268,14 +268,13 @@ For 32-bit we have the following conventions - kernel is built with
 .macro RESTORE_CR3 scratch_reg:req save_reg:req
 	ALTERNATIVE "jmp .Lend_\@", "", X86_FEATURE_PTI
 
-	ALTERNATIVE "jmp .Lwrcr3_\@", "", X86_FEATURE_PCID
-
 	/*
-	 * KERNEL pages can always resume with NOFLUSH as we do
-	 * explicit flushes.
+	 * Skip resuming KERNEL pages since it is already KERNEL CR3.
 	 */
 	bt	$PTI_USER_PGTABLE_BIT, \save_reg
-	jnc	.Lnoflush_\@
+	jnc	.Lend_\@
+
+	ALTERNATIVE "jmp .Lwrcr3_\@", "", X86_FEATURE_PCID
 
 	/*
 	 * Check if there's a pending flush for the user ASID we're
@@ -293,10 +292,6 @@ For 32-bit we have the following conventions - kernel is built with
 	SET_NOFLUSH_BIT \save_reg
 
 .Lwrcr3_\@:
-	/*
-	 * The CR3 write could be avoided when not changing its value,
-	 * but would require a CR3 read *and* a scratch register.
-	 */
 	movq	\save_reg, %cr3
 .Lend_\@:
 .endm
-- 
2.20.1

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