Commit 319f1e04 authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds

Merge branch 'x86-urgent-for-linus' of git://

Pull x86 kexec fix from Thomas Gleixner:
 "A single fix for the WBINVD issue introduced by the SME support which
  causes kexec fails on non AMD/SME capable CPUs. Issue WBINVD only when
  the CPU has SME and avoid doing so in a loop"

[ Side note: this patch fixes the problem, but it isn't entirely clear
  why it is required. The wbinvd should just work regardless, but there
  seems to be some system - as opposed to CPU - issue, since the wbinvd
  causes more problems later in the shutdown sequence, but wbinvd
  instructions while the system is still active are not problematic.

  Possibly some SMI or pending machine check issue on the affected system ]

* 'x86-urgent-for-linus' of git://
  x86/mm: Rework wbinvd, hlt operation in stop_this_cpu()
parents 66f81624 f23d74f6
......@@ -380,19 +380,24 @@ void stop_this_cpu(void *dummy)
* Use wbinvd on processors that support SME. This provides support
* for performing a successful kexec when going from SME inactive
* to SME active (or vice-versa). The cache must be cleared so that
* if there are entries with the same physical address, both with and
* without the encryption bit, they don't race each other when flushed
* and potentially end up with the wrong entry being committed to
* memory.
if (boot_cpu_has(X86_FEATURE_SME))
for (;;) {
* Use wbinvd followed by hlt to stop the processor. This
* provides support for kexec on a processor that supports
* SME. With kexec, going from SME inactive to SME active
* requires clearing cache entries so that addresses without
* the encryption bit set don't corrupt the same physical
* address that has the encryption bit set when caches are
* flushed. To achieve this a wbinvd is performed followed by
* a hlt. Even if the processor is not in the kexec/SME
* scenario this only adds a wbinvd to a halting processor.
* Use native_halt() so that memory contents don't change
* (stack usage and variables) after possibly issuing the
* native_wbinvd() above.
asm volatile("wbinvd; hlt" : : : "memory");
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