Re: [PATCH] x86: Implement __WARN using UD0
From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Feb 23 2017 - 09:37:27 EST
On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:12:32AM -0600, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:28:13PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > +/*
> > + * Only UD2 is defined in the Intel SDM and AMD64 docs,
> > + * but the interweb provided UD0 and UD1:
> > + *
> > + * https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/alt.os.assembly/_rS4L0fnqGE
> FYI, the latest Intel SDM does have UD0 and UD1.
Ooh, shiny, a new one.
> > + * Since various instruction decoders disagree on the length of UD1,
> > + * we cannot use it either. So use UD0 for WARN.
> It shows up as "(bad)" in objtool and gdb, though it still gets the
> length right:
> 8b9: 0f ff (bad)
> It would be nice if the tools knew about it...
Now that the SDM lists them, I suppose that's going to be any day now