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authorWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>2018-12-11 13:41:32 +0000
committerWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>2018-12-11 20:07:03 +0000
commit7faa313f05cad184e8b17750f0cbe5216ac6debb (patch)
treec876a0fc11afaf73fb876d4756cc34a338bf5fa9 /arch/arm64/Kconfig
parentarm64: kexec_file: include linux/vmalloc.h (diff)
arm64: preempt: Fix big-endian when checking preempt count in assembly
Commit 396244692232 ("arm64: preempt: Provide our own implementation of asm/preempt.h") extended the preempt count field in struct thread_info to 64 bits, so that it consists of a 32-bit count plus a 32-bit flag indicating whether or not the current task needs rescheduling. Whilst the asm-offsets definition of TSK_TI_PREEMPT was updated to point to this new field, the assembly usage was left untouched meaning that a 32-bit load from TSK_TI_PREEMPT on a big-endian machine actually returns the reschedule flag instead of the count. Whilst we could fix this by pointing TSK_TI_PREEMPT at the count field, we're actually better off reworking the two assembly users so that they operate on the whole 64-bit value in favour of inspecting the thread flags separately in order to determine whether a reschedule is needed. Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Reported-by: "kernelci.org bot" <bot@kernelci.org> Tested-by: Kevin Hilman <khilman@baylibre.com> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
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