Re: [PATCH] ARM64: TTY: hvc_dcc: Add support for ARM64 dcc
From: Will Deacon
Date: Mon Jun 22 2015 - 09:13:07 EST
On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:08:54PM +0100, Timur Tabi wrote:
> From: Abhimanyu Kapur <abhimany@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Add support for debug communications channel based
> hvc console for arm64 cpus.
I still think we should be disabling userspace access to the DCC if the
kernel is using it as its console.
> Signed-off-by: Abhimanyu Kapur <abhimany@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Timur Tabi <timur@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> arch/arm64/include/asm/dcc.h | 49 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> drivers/tty/hvc/Kconfig | 2 +-
> 2 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> create mode 100644 arch/arm64/include/asm/dcc.h
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/dcc.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/dcc.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..f038d61
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/dcc.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,49 @@
> +/* Copyright (c) 2014 The Linux Foundation. All rights reserved.
> + *
> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 and
> + * only version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
> + *
> + * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> + * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> + * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> + * GNU General Public License for more details.
> + *
> + * A call to __dcc_getchar() or __dcc_putchar() is typically followed by
> + * a call to __dcc_getstatus(). We want to make sure that the CPU does
> + * not speculative read the DCC status before executing the read or write
> + * instruction. That's what the ISBs are for.
> + *
> + * The 'volatile' ensures that the compiler does not cache the status bits,
> + * and instead reads the DCC register every time.
> + */
Missing header guards.
> +#include <asm/barrier.h>
> +static inline u32 __dcc_getstatus(void)
> + u32 __ret;
> + asm volatile("mrs %0, mdccsr_el0" : "=r" (__ret)
> + : : "cc");
You don't need the "cc" clobber.
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