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2011-10-17ARM: 7031/1: entry: Fix Thumb-2 undef handling for multi-CPU kernelsDave Martin
When v6 and >=v7 boards are supported in the same kernel, the __und_usr code currently makes a build-time assumption that Thumb-2 instructions occurring in userspace don't need to be supported. Strictly speaking this is incorrect. This patch fixes the above case by doing a run-time check on the CPU architecture in these cases. This only affects kernels which support v6 and >=v7 CPUs together: plain v6 and plain v7 kernels are unaffected. Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org> Reviewed-by: Jon Medhurst <tixy@yxit.co.uk> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-10-17ARM: 7030/1: entry: Remove unnecessary masking when decoding Thumb-2 ↵Dave Martin
instructions When testing whether a Thumb-2 instruction is 32 bits long or not, the masking done in order to test bits 11-15 of the first instruction halfword won't affect the result of the comparison, so remove it. Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org> Reviewed-by: Jon Medhurst <tixy@yxit.co.uk> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-22Merge branch 'devel-stable' into for-nextRussell King
Conflicts: arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S
2011-07-02ARM: entry: no need to reload the SPSR value from struct pt_regsRussell King
The SVC IRQ, prefetch and data abort handlers preserve the SPSR value via r5 across the exception. Rather than re-loading it from pt_regs, use the preserved value instead. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: data abort: tail-call the main data abort handlerRussell King
Tail-call the main C data abort handler code from the per-CPU helper code. Update the comments in the code wrt the new calling and return register state. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: data abort: arrange for CPU abort helpers to take pc/psr in r4/r5Russell King
Re-jig the CPU abort helpers to take the PC/PSR in r4/r5 rather than r2/r3. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: prefetch abort: tail-call the main prefetch abort handlerRussell King
Tail-call the main C prefetch abort handler code from the per-CPU helper code. Also note that the helper function becomes ABI compliant in terms of the registers preserved. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: re-allocate registers in irq entry assembly macrosRussell King
This avoids the irq entry assembly corrupting r5, thereby allowing it to be preserved through to the svc exit code. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: consolidate trace_hardirqs_off into (svc|usr)_entry macrosRussell King
All handlers now call trace_hardirqs_off, so move this common code into the (svc|usr)_entry assembler macros. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: instrument usr exception handlers with irqsoff tracingRussell King
As we no longer re-enable interrupts in these exception handlers, add the irqsoff tracing calls to them so that the kernel tracks the state more accurately. Note that these calls are conditional on IRQSOFF_TRACER: kernel ----------> user ---------> kernel ^ irqs enabled ^ irqs disabled No kernel code can run on the local CPU until we've re-entered the kernel through one of the exception handlers - and userspace can not take any locks etc. So, the kernel doesn't care about the IRQ mask state while userspace is running unless we're doing IRQ off latency tracing. So, we can (and do) avoid the overhead of updating the IRQ mask state on every kernel->user and user->kernel transition. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: instrument svc undefined exception handler with irqtraceRussell King
Add irqtrace function calls to the undefined exception handler, so that we get sane lockdep traces from locking problems in undefined exception handlers. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-07-02ARM: entry: avoid enabling interrupts in prefetch/data abort handlersRussell King
Avoid enabling interrupts if the parent context had interrupts enabled in the abort handler assembly code, and move this into the breakpoint/ page/alignment fault handlers instead. This gets rid of some special-casing for the breakpoint fault handlers from the low level abort handler path. Acked-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-30ARM: entry: prefetch abort helper: pass aborted pc in r4 rather than r0Russell King
This avoids unnecessary instructions for CPUs which implement the IFAR (instruction fault address register). Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-30ARM: entry: rejig register allocation in exception entry handlersRussell King
This allows us to avoid moving registers twice to work around the clobbered registers when we add calls to trace_hardirqs_{on,off}. Ensure that all SVC handlers return with SPSR in r5 for consistency. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-29ARM: entry: no need to check parent IRQ mask in IRQ handler returnRussell King
There's no point checking to see whether IRQs were masked in the parent context when returning from IRQ handling - the fact that we're handling an IRQ means that the parent context must have had IRQs unmasked. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-29ARM: entry: no need to increase preempt count for IRQ handlersRussell King
irq_enter() and irq_exit() already take care of the preempt_count handling for interrupts, which increment and decrement the hardirq bits of the preempt count. So we can remove the preempt count handing in our IRQ entry/exit assembly, like x86 did some 9 years ago. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-29ARM: entry: prefetch/data abort helpers: avoid corrupting r4Russell King
Replace r4 with ip for calling abort helpers - ip is allowed to be corrupted by called functions in the ABI, so it makes more sense to use such a register. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-29ARM: entry: prefetch/data abort helpers: convert to macrosRussell King
Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-06-28Merge branch 'cmpxchg64' of git://git.linaro.org/people/nico/linux into ↵Russell King
2011-06-28ARM: add a kuser_cmpxchg64 user space helperNicolas Pitre
Some user space applications are designed around the ability to perform atomic operations on 64 bit values. Since this is natively possible only with ARMv6k and above, let's provide a new kuser helper to perform the operation with kernel supervision on pre ARMv6k hardware. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Tested-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org>
2011-06-20ARM: kuser: move interface documentation out of the source codeNicolas Pitre
Digging into some assembly file in order to get information about the kuser helpers is not that convivial. Let's move that information to a better formatted file in Documentation/arm/ and improve on it a bit. Thanks to Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org> for the initial cleanup and clarifications. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Acked-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org>
2011-06-06ARM: 6952/1: fix lockdep warning of "unannotated irqs-off"Ming Lei
This patch fixes the lockdep warning of "unannotated irqs-off"[1]. After entering __irq_usr, arm core will disable interrupt automatically, but __irq_usr does not annotate the irq disable, so lockdep may complain the warning if it has chance to check this in irq handler. This patch adds trace_hardirqs_off in __irq_usr before entering irq_handler to handle the irq, also calls ret_to_user_from_irq to avoid calling disable_irq again. This is also a fix for irq off tracer. [1], lockdep warning log of "unannotated irqs-off" [ 13.804687] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 13.809570] WARNING: at kernel/lockdep.c:3335 check_flags+0x78/0x1d0() [ 13.816467] Modules linked in: [ 13.819732] Backtrace: [ 13.822357] [<c01cb42c>] (dump_backtrace+0x0/0x100) from [<c06abb14>] (dump_stack+0x20/0x24) [ 13.831268] r6:c07d8c2c r5:00000d07 r4:00000000 r3:00000000 [ 13.837280] [<c06abaf4>] (dump_stack+0x0/0x24) from [<c01ffc04>] (warn_slowpath_common+0x5c/0x74) [ 13.846649] [<c01ffba8>] (warn_slowpath_common+0x0/0x74) from [<c01ffc48>] (warn_slowpath_null+0x2c/0x34) [ 13.856781] r8:00000000 r7:00000000 r6:c18b8194 r5:60000093 r4:ef182000 [ 13.863708] r3:00000009 [ 13.866485] [<c01ffc1c>] (warn_slowpath_null+0x0/0x34) from [<c0237d84>] (check_flags+0x78/0x1d0) [ 13.875823] [<c0237d0c>] (check_flags+0x0/0x1d0) from [<c023afc8>] (lock_acquire+0x4c/0x150) [ 13.884704] [<c023af7c>] (lock_acquire+0x0/0x150) from [<c06af638>] (_raw_spin_lock+0x4c/0x84) [ 13.893798] [<c06af5ec>] (_raw_spin_lock+0x0/0x84) from [<c01f9a44>] (sched_ttwu_pending+0x58/0x8c) [ 13.903320] r6:ef92d040 r5:00000003 r4:c18b8180 [ 13.908233] [<c01f99ec>] (sched_ttwu_pending+0x0/0x8c) from [<c01f9a90>] (scheduler_ipi+0x18/0x1c) [ 13.917663] r6:ef183fb0 r5:00000003 r4:00000000 r3:00000001 [ 13.923645] [<c01f9a78>] (scheduler_ipi+0x0/0x1c) from [<c01bc458>] (do_IPI+0x9c/0xfc) [ 13.932006] [<c01bc3bc>] (do_IPI+0x0/0xfc) from [<c06b0888>] (__irq_usr+0x48/0xe0) [ 13.939971] Exception stack(0xef183fb0 to 0xef183ff8) [ 13.945281] 3fa0: ffffffc3 0001500c 00000001 0001500c [ 13.953948] 3fc0: 00000050 400b45f0 400d9000 00000000 00000001 400d9600 6474e552 bea05b3c [ 13.962585] 3fe0: 400d96c0 bea059c0 400b6574 400b65d8 20000010 ffffffff [ 13.969573] r6:00000403 r5:fa240100 r4:ffffffff r3:20000010 [ 13.975585] ---[ end trace efc4896ab0fb62cb ]--- [ 13.980468] possible reason: unannotated irqs-off. [ 13.985534] irq event stamp: 1610 [ 13.989044] hardirqs last enabled at (1610): [<c01c703c>] no_work_pending+0x8/0x2c [ 13.997131] hardirqs last disabled at (1609): [<c01c7024>] ret_slow_syscall+0xc/0x1c [ 14.005371] softirqs last enabled at (0): [<c01fe5e4>] copy_process+0x2cc/0xa24 [ 14.013183] softirqs last disabled at (0): [< (null)>] (null) Signed-off-by: Ming Lei <ming.lei@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-02-12ARM: move cache/processor/fault glue to separate include filesRussell King
This allows the cache/processor/fault glue to be more easily used from assembler code. Tested on Assabet and Tegra 2. Tested-by: Colin Cross <ccross@android.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2011-01-06Merge branch 'devel-stable' into develRussell King
Conflicts: arch/arm/mach-pxa/clock.c arch/arm/mach-pxa/clock.h
2011-01-06Merge branch 'misc' into develRussell King
Conflicts: arch/arm/Kconfig arch/arm/common/Makefile arch/arm/kernel/Makefile arch/arm/kernel/smp.c
2011-01-06Merge branch 'smp' into miscRussell King
Conflicts: arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S arch/arm/mm/ioremap.c
2010-12-24ARM: 6538/1: Subarch IRQ handler macros V3Magnus Damm
Per subarch interrupt handler macros V3. This patch breaks out code from the irq_handler macro into arch_irq_handler and arch_irq_handler_default. The macros are put in the header file "entry-macro-multi.S" The arch_irq_handler_default macro is designed to be used by irq_handler in entry-armv.S while arch_irq_handler is suitable for per-subarch use. Signed-off-by: Magnus Damm <damm@opensource.se> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-12-24ARM: 6532/1: Allow machine to specify it's own IRQ handlers at run-timeeric miao
Normally different ARM platform has different way to decode the IRQ hardware status and demultiplex to the corresponding IRQ handler. This is highly optimized by macro irq_handler in entry-armv.S, and each machine defines their own macro to decode the IRQ number. However, this prevents multiple machine classes to be built into a single kernel. By allowing each machine to specify thier own handler, and making function pointer 'handle_arch_irq' to point to it at run time, this can be solved. And introduce CONFIG_MULTI_IRQ_HANDLER to allow both solutions to work. Comparing with the highly optimized macro of irq_handler, the new function must be written with care not to lose too much performance. And the IPI stuff on SMP is expected to move to the provided arch IRQ handler as well. The assembly code to invoke handle_arch_irq is optimized by Russell King. Signed-off-by: Eric Miao <eric.miao@canonical.com> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-12-22Merge branch 'devel' of ↵Russell King
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ycmiao/pxa-linux-2.6 into devel-stable
2010-12-20ARM: 6516/1: Allow SMP_ON_UP to work with Thumb-2 kernels.Dave Martin
* __fixup_smp_on_up has been modified with support for the THUMB2_KERNEL case. For THUMB2_KERNEL only, fixups are split into halfwords in case of misalignment, since we can't rely on unaligned accesses working before turning the MMU on. No attempt is made to optimise the aligned case, since the number of fixups is typically small, and it seems best to keep the code as simple as possible. * Add a rotate in the fixup_smp code in order to support CPU_BIG_ENDIAN, as suggested by Nicolas Pitre. * Add an assembly-time sanity-check to ALT_UP() to ensure that the content really is the right size (4 bytes). (No check is done for ALT_SMP(). Possibly, this could be fixed by splitting the two uses ot ALT_SMP() (ALT_SMP...SMP_UP versus ALT_SMP...SMP_UP_B) into two macros. In the first case, ALT_SMP needs to expand to >= 4 bytes, not == 4.) * smp_mpidr.h (which implements ALT_SMP()/ALT_UP() manually due to macro limitations) has not been modified: the affected instruction (mov) has no 16-bit encoding, so the correct instruction size is satisfied in this case. * A "mode" parameter has been added to smp_dmb: smp_dmb arm @ assumes 4-byte instructions (for ARM code, e.g. kuser) smp_dmb @ uses W() to ensure 4-byte instructions for ALT_SMP() This avoids assembly failures due to use of W() inside smp_dmb, when assembling pure-ARM code in the vectors page. There might be a better way to achieve this. * Kconfig: make SMP_ON_UP depend on (!THUMB2_KERNEL || !BIG_ENDIAN) i.e., THUMB2_KERNEL is now supported, but only if !BIG_ENDIAN (The fixup code for Thumb-2 currently assumes little-endian order.) Tested using a single generic realview kernel on: ARM RealView PB-A8 (CONFIG_THUMB2_KERNEL={n,y}) ARM RealView PBX-A9 (SMP) Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-12-06ARM: hw_breakpoint: disable preemption during debug exception handlingWill Deacon
On ARM, debug exceptions occur in the form of data or prefetch aborts. One difference is that debug exceptions require access to per-cpu banked registers and data structures which are not saved in the low-level exception code. For kernels built with CONFIG_PREEMPT, there is an unlikely scenario that the debug handler ends up running on a different CPU from the one that originally signalled the event, resulting in random data being read from the wrong registers. This patch adds a debug_entry macro to the low-level exception handling code which checks whether the taken exception is a debug exception. If it is, the preempt count for the faulting process is incremented. After the debug handler has finished, the count is decremented. Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
2010-12-04ARM: 6519/1: kuser: Fix incorrect cmpxchg syscall in kuser helpersDave Martin
The existing code invokes the syscall with rubbish in r7, due to what looks like an incorrect literal load idiom. Reviewed-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <dave.martin@linaro.org> Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-12-03ARM: SMP: pass an ipi number to smp_cross_call()Russell King
This allows us to use smp_cross_call() to trigger a number of different software generated interrupts, rather than combining them all on one SGI. Recover the SGI number via do_IPI. Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-11-04ARM: 6384/1: Remove the domain switching on ARMv6k/v7 CPUsCatalin Marinas
This patch removes the domain switching functionality via the set_fs and __switch_to functions on cores that have a TLS register. Currently, the ioremap and vmalloc areas share the same level 1 page tables and therefore have the same domain (DOMAIN_KERNEL). When the kernel domain is modified from Client to Manager (via the __set_fs or in the __switch_to function), the XN (eXecute Never) bit is overridden and newer CPUs can speculatively prefetch the ioremap'ed memory. Linux performs the kernel domain switching to allow user-specific functions (copy_to/from_user, get/put_user etc.) to access kernel memory. In order for these functions to work with the kernel domain set to Client, the patch modifies the LDRT/STRT and related instructions to the LDR/STR ones. The user pages access rights are also modified for kernel read-only access rather than read/write so that the copy-on-write mechanism still works. CPU_USE_DOMAINS gets disabled only if the hardware has a TLS register (CPU_32v6K is defined) since writing the TLS value to the high vectors page isn't possible. The user addresses passed to the kernel are checked by the access_ok() function so that they do not point to the kernel space. Tested-by: Anton Vorontsov <cbouatmailru@gmail.com> Cc: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com> Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-10-04ARM: Allow SMP kernels to boot on UP systemsRussell King
UP systems do not implement all the instructions that SMP systems have, so in order to boot a SMP kernel on a UP system, we need to rewrite parts of the kernel. Do this using an 'alternatives' scheme, where the kernel code and data is modified prior to initialization to replace the SMP instructions, thereby rendering the problematical code ineffectual. We use the linker to generate a list of 32-bit word locations and their replacement values, and run through these replacements when we detect a UP system. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-07-31Merge branch 'devel-stable' into develRussell King
Conflicts: arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S arch/arm/kernel/setup.c arch/arm/mm/init.c
2010-07-31Merge branches 'at91', 'ep93xx', 'kexec', 'iop', 'lmb', 'nomadik', 'nuc', ↵Russell King
'pl', 'spear' and 'versatile' into devel
2010-07-21Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nico/orion into devel-stableRussell King
2010-07-10ARM: lockdep: fix unannotated irqs-onRussell King
CPU: Testing write buffer coherency: ok ------------[ cut here ]------------ WARNING: at kernel/lockdep.c:3145 check_flags+0xcc/0x1dc() Modules linked in: [<c0035120>] (unwind_backtrace+0x0/0xf8) from [<c0355374>] (dump_stack+0x20/0x24) [<c0355374>] (dump_stack+0x20/0x24) from [<c0060c04>] (warn_slowpath_common+0x58/0x70) [<c0060c04>] (warn_slowpath_common+0x58/0x70) from [<c0060c3c>] (warn_slowpath_null+0x20/0x24) [<c0060c3c>] (warn_slowpath_null+0x20/0x24) from [<c008f224>] (check_flags+0xcc/0x1dc) [<c008f224>] (check_flags+0xcc/0x1dc) from [<c00945dc>] (lock_acquire+0x50/0x140) [<c00945dc>] (lock_acquire+0x50/0x140) from [<c0358434>] (_raw_spin_lock+0x50/0x88) [<c0358434>] (_raw_spin_lock+0x50/0x88) from [<c00fd114>] (set_task_comm+0x2c/0x60) [<c00fd114>] (set_task_comm+0x2c/0x60) from [<c007e184>] (kthreadd+0x30/0x108) [<c007e184>] (kthreadd+0x30/0x108) from [<c0030104>] (kernel_thread_exit+0x0/0x8) ---[ end trace 1b75b31a2719ed1c ]--- possible reason: unannotated irqs-on. irq event stamp: 3 hardirqs last enabled at (2): [<c0059bb0>] finish_task_switch+0x48/0xb0 hardirqs last disabled at (3): [<c002f0b0>] ret_slow_syscall+0xc/0x1c softirqs last enabled at (0): [<c005f3e0>] copy_process+0x394/0xe5c softirqs last disabled at (0): [<(null)>] (null) Fix this by ensuring that the lockdep interrupt state is manipulated in the appropriate places. We essentially treat userspace as an entirely separate environment which isn't relevant to lockdep (lockdep doesn't monitor userspace.) We don't tell lockdep that IRQs will be enabled in that environment. Instead, when creating kernel threads (which is a rare event compared to entering/leaving userspace) we have to update the lockdep state. Do this by starting threads with IRQs disabled, and in the kthread helper, tell lockdep that IRQs are enabled, and enable them. This provides lockdep with a consistent view of the current IRQ state in kernel space. This also revert portions of 0d928b0b616d1c5c5fe76019a87cba171ca91633 which didn't fix the problem. Tested-by: Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-07-09ARM: 6207/1: Replace CONFIG_HAS_TLS_REG with HWCAP_TLS and check for it on V6Tony Lindgren
The TLS register is only available on ARM1136 r1p0 and later. Set HWCAP_TLS flags if hardware TLS is available and test for it if CONFIG_CPU_32v6K is not set for V6. Note that we set the TLS instruction in __kuser_get_tls dynamically as suggested by Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>. Also the __switch_to code is optimized out in most cases as suggested by Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net>. Reviewed-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-06-14ARM: stack protector: change the canary value per taskNicolas Pitre
A new random value for the canary is stored in the task struct whenever a new task is forked. This is meant to allow for different canary values per task. On ARM, GCC expects the canary value to be found in a global variable called __stack_chk_guard. So this variable has to be updated with the value stored in the task struct whenever a task switch occurs. Because the variable GCC expects is global, this cannot work on SMP unfortunately. So, on SMP, the same initial canary value is kept throughout, making this feature a bit less effective although it is still useful. One way to overcome this GCC limitation would be to locate the __stack_chk_guard variable into a memory page of its own for each CPU, and then use TLB locking to have each CPU see its own page at the same virtual address for each of them. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org>
2010-05-01ARM: 6068/1: Fix build break with KPROBES enabledSantosh Shilimkar
With CONFIG_KPROBES enabled two section are getting created which leads to below build break. LOG: AS arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.o arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S: Assembler messages: arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S:431: Error: symbol ret_from_exception is in a different section arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S:490: Error: symbol ret_from_exception is in a different section arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S:491: Error: symbol __und_usr_unknown is in a different section This was introduced by commit 4260415f6a3b92c5c986398d96c314df37a4ccbf Reported-by: Anand Gadiyar <gadiyar@ti.com> Signed-off-by: Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@ti.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-04-21ARM: fix build error in arch/arm/kernel/process.cRussell King
/tmp/ccJ3ssZW.s: Assembler messages: /tmp/ccJ3ssZW.s:1952: Error: can't resolve `.text' {.text section} - `.LFB1077' This is caused because: .section .data .section .text .section .text .previous does not return us to the .text section, but the .data section; this makes use of .previous dangerous if the ordering of previous sections is not known. Fix up the other users of .previous; .pushsection and .popsection are a safer pairing to use than .section and .previous. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2010-01-12ARM: Fix wrong dmbRussell King
The __kuser_cmpxchg code uses an ARMv6 dmb instruction, rather than one based upon the architecture being built for. Switch to using the macro provided for this purpose, which also eliminates the need for an ifdef. Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2009-11-10ARM: Use a definition for the userspace cmpxchg emulation syscallRussell King
Use a definition for the cmpxchg SWI instead of hard-coding the number. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net>
2009-10-14ARM: 5757/1: Thumb-2: Correct "mov.w pc, lr" instruction which is unpredictableCatalin Marinas
The 32-bit wide variant of "mov pc, reg" in Thumb-2 is unpredictable causing improper handling of the undefined instructions not caught by the kernel. This patch adds a movw_pc macro for such situations (currently only used in call_fpe). Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2009-10-02ARM: 5727/1: Pass IFSR register to do_PrefetchAbort()Kirill A. Shutemov
Instruction fault status register, IFSR, was introduced on ARMv6 to provide status information about the last insturction fault. It needed for proper prefetch abort handling. Now we have three prefetch abort model: * legacy - for CPUs before ARMv6. They doesn't provide neither IFSR nor IFAR. We simulate IFSR with section translation fault status for them to generalize code; * ARMv6 - provides IFSR, but not IFAR; * ARMv7 - provides both IFSR and IFAR. Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill@shutemov.name> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2009-09-18Thumb-2: Correctly handle undefined instructions in the kernelCatalin Marinas
VFP instructions in the kernel may trigger undefined exceptions if VFP hardware is not present. This patch corrects the loading of such Thumb-2 instructions. It also marks the "no_fp" label as a function so that the linker generate a Thumb address. Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
2009-09-18Clear the exclusive monitor when returning from an exceptionCatalin Marinas
The patch adds a CLREX or dummy STREX to the exception return path. This is needed because several atomic/locking operations use a pair of LDREX/STREXEQ and the EQ condition may not always be satisfied. This would leave the exclusive monitor status set and may cause problems with atomic/locking operations in the interrupted code. With this patch, the atomic_set() operation can be a simple STR instruction (on SMP systems, the global exclusive monitor is cleared by STR anyway). Clearing the exclusive monitor during context switch is no longer needed as this is handled by the exception return path anyway. Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Reported-by: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
2009-08-15Merge branch 'for-rmk-2.6.32' of git://git.pengutronix.de/git/ukl/linux-2.6 ↵Russell King
into devel-stable