Re: [PATCH 00/12] x86/crypto: Fix RBP usage in several crypto .S files

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Sep 15 2017 - 01:37:21 EST

* Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > So if this observation of mine is true we could go back to the old code for the
> > hotpath, but use RDI for TBL and not reload it in the hotpath.
> Thanks for the excellent breakdown.
> When I looked at the patch again, I came to the same conclusion as your
> #4, which is that RDI isn't being used in the inner loops. It *is* used
> in the outermost loop, however.
> So v2 of my sha512-avx2-asm.S patch spilled CTX onto the stack, instead
> of TBL:
> 20170913223303.pskmy2v7nto6rvtg@treble">

Indeed - I should have checked your v2 patch, but somehow missed it. Would have
saved me some looking+typing ;-)