Re: [PATCH 2/3] x86, fpu: always allow FPU in interrupt if use_eager_fpu()

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Fri Feb 20 2015 - 16:49:05 EST

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 07:51:51PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> The __thread_has_fpu() check in interrupted_kernel_fpu_idle() was needed
> to prevent the nested kernel_fpu_begin(). Now that we have in_kernel_fpu
> and !__thread_has_fpu() case in __kernel_fpu_begin() does not depend on
> use_eager_fpu() (except clts) we can remove it.
> __thread_has_fpu() can be false even if use_eager_fpu(), but this case
> does not differ from !use_eager_fpu() case except we should not worry
> about X86_CR0_TS, __kernel_fpu_begin/end will not touch this bit.
> Note: I think we can kill all irq_fpu_usable() checks except in_kernel_fpu,
> just we need to record the state of X86_CR0_TS in __kernel_fpu_begin() and
> conditionalize stts() in __kernel_fpu_end(), but this needs another patch.
> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.


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