Re: [PATCH] x86/xen: Initialize cr4 shadow for 64-bit PV(H) guests

From: Boris Ostrovsky
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 11:16:36 EST

On 02/23/2015 11:09 AM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 8:01 AM, Boris Ostrovsky
<boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Commit 1e02ce4cccdc ("x86: Store a per-cpu shadow copy of CR4")
introduced CR4 shadows.

These shadows are initialized in early boot code. The commit missed
initialization for 64-bit PV(H) guests that this patch adds.
Whoops, worry.

This is needed for 3.21, right?

It would have been 3.20, I think. Which is now 4.0.



Signed-off-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c b/arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c
index bd8b845..7393f3e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/enlighten.c
@@ -1741,6 +1741,7 @@ asmlinkage __visible void __init xen_start_kernel(void)
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
+ cr4_init_shadow(); /* 32b kernel does this in i386_start_kernel() */
x86_64_start_reservations((char *)__pa_symbol(&boot_params));

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