[PATCH] x86/kvm: Move kvm_fastop_exception to .fixup section

From: Josh Poimboeuf
Date: Wed Oct 04 2017 - 10:43:26 EST

When compiling the kernel with the '-frecord-gcc-switches' flag, objtool

arch/x86/kvm/emulate.o: warning: objtool: .GCC.command.line+0x0: special: can't find new instruction

And also the kernel fails to link.

The problem is that the 'kvm_fastop_exception' code gets placed into the
throwaway '.GCC.command.line' section instead of '.text'.

Exception fixup code is conventionally placed in the '.fixup' section,
so put it there where it belongs.

Reported-and-tested-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c | 6 ++++--
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c b/arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c
index a36254cbf776..d90cdc77e077 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c
@@ -425,8 +425,10 @@ static int fastop(struct x86_emulate_ctxt *ctxt, void (*fop)(struct fastop *));
#op " %al \n\t" \

-asm(".global kvm_fastop_exception \n"
- "kvm_fastop_exception: xor %esi, %esi; ret");
+asm(".pushsection .fixup, \"ax\"\n"
+ ".global kvm_fastop_exception \n"
+ "kvm_fastop_exception: xor %esi, %esi; ret\n"
+ ".popsection");