[ 12/27] x86, fpu: Avoid FPU lazy restore after suspend

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Dec 06 2012 - 20:04:27 EST

3.6-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Vincent Palatin <vpalatin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

commit 644c154186386bb1fa6446bc5e037b9ed098db46 upstream.

When a cpu enters S3 state, the FPU state is lost.
After resuming for S3, if we try to lazy restore the FPU for a process running
on the same CPU, this will result in a corrupted FPU context.

Ensure that "fpu_owner_task" is properly invalided when (re-)initializing a CPU,
so nobody will try to lazy restore a state which doesn't exist in the hardware.

Tested with a 64-bit kernel on a 4-core Ivybridge CPU with eagerfpu=off,
by doing thousands of suspend/resume cycles with 4 processes doing FPU
operations running. Without the patch, a process is killed after a
few hundreds cycles by a SIGFPE.

Signed-off-by: Vincent Palatin <vpalatin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Duncan Laurie <dlaurie@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Olof Johansson <olofj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1354306532-1014-1-git-send-email-vpalatin@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

arch/x86/include/asm/fpu-internal.h | 15 +++++++++------
arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 5 +++++
2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu-internal.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu-internal.h
@@ -334,14 +334,17 @@ static inline void __thread_fpu_begin(st
typedef struct { int preload; } fpu_switch_t;

- * FIXME! We could do a totally lazy restore, but we need to
- * add a per-cpu "this was the task that last touched the FPU
- * on this CPU" variable, and the task needs to have a "I last
- * touched the FPU on this CPU" and check them.
+ * Must be run with preemption disabled: this clears the fpu_owner_task,
+ * on this CPU.
- * We don't do that yet, so "fpu_lazy_restore()" always returns
- * false, but some day..
+ * This will disable any lazy FPU state restore of the current FPU state,
+ * but if the current thread owns the FPU, it will still be saved by.
+static inline void __cpu_disable_lazy_restore(unsigned int cpu)
+ per_cpu(fpu_owner_task, cpu) = NULL;
static inline int fpu_lazy_restore(struct task_struct *new, unsigned int cpu)
return new == this_cpu_read_stable(fpu_owner_task) &&
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
@@ -68,6 +68,8 @@
#include <asm/mwait.h>
#include <asm/apic.h>
#include <asm/io_apic.h>
+#include <asm/i387.h>
+#include <asm/fpu-internal.h>
#include <asm/setup.h>
#include <asm/uv/uv.h>
#include <linux/mc146818rtc.h>
@@ -817,6 +819,9 @@ int __cpuinit native_cpu_up(unsigned int

per_cpu(cpu_state, cpu) = CPU_UP_PREPARE;

+ /* the FPU context is blank, nobody can own it */
+ __cpu_disable_lazy_restore(cpu);
err = do_boot_cpu(apicid, cpu, tidle);
if (err) {
pr_debug("do_boot_cpu failed %d\n", err);

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