[PATCH 4.18 111/158] x86/mm: Remove in_nmi() warning from vmalloc_fault()

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Sep 17 2018 - 19:14:20 EST

4.18-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@xxxxxxx>

[ Upstream commit 6863ea0cda8725072522cd78bda332d9a0b73150 ]

It is perfectly okay to take page-faults, especially on the
vmalloc area while executing an NMI handler. Remove the

Signed-off-by: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@xxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: David H. Gutteridge <dhgutteridge@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
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Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Laight <David.Laight@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1532533683-5988-2-git-send-email-joro@xxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/mm/fault.c | 2 --
1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)

--- a/arch/x86/mm/fault.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/fault.c
@@ -317,8 +317,6 @@ static noinline int vmalloc_fault(unsign
if (!(address >= VMALLOC_START && address < VMALLOC_END))
return -1;

- WARN_ON_ONCE(in_nmi());
* Synchronize this task's top level page-table
* with the 'reference' page table.