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authorSteven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>2012-01-26 23:16:15 (GMT)
committerSteven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>2013-08-07 01:43:18 (GMT)
commit11570da1c5b1dee1dc1439159e967ee44214a78b (patch)
tree186933d1597c8511c4fc8cdc0dc51062ed3f01b1 /arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
parentc3c7f14a116c24d6fba185c95cd7454f3764f8a9 (diff)
x86/jump-label: Do not bother updating nops if they are correct
On boot up, the jump label init function scans all the jump label locations and converts them to the best nop for the machine. If the nop is already the ideal nop, do not bother with changing it. Cc: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c')
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c25
1 files changed, 24 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c b/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
index 2889b3d..ae3d8fb 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/jump_label.c
@@ -50,10 +50,33 @@ void arch_jump_label_transform(struct jump_entry *entry,
put_online_cpus();
}
+static enum {
+ JL_STATE_START,
+ JL_STATE_NO_UPDATE,
+ JL_STATE_UPDATE,
+} jlstate __initdata_or_module = JL_STATE_START;
+
__init_or_module void arch_jump_label_transform_static(struct jump_entry *entry,
enum jump_label_type type)
{
- __jump_label_transform(entry, type, text_poke_early);
+ /*
+ * This function is called at boot up and when modules are
+ * first loaded. Check if the default nop, the one that is
+ * inserted at compile time, is the ideal nop. If it is, then
+ * we do not need to update the nop, and we can leave it as is.
+ * If it is not, then we need to update the nop to the ideal nop.
+ */
+ if (jlstate == JL_STATE_START) {
+ const unsigned char default_nop[] = { STATIC_KEY_INIT_NOP };
+ const unsigned char *ideal_nop = ideal_nops[NOP_ATOMIC5];
+
+ if (memcmp(ideal_nop, default_nop, 5) != 0)
+ jlstate = JL_STATE_UPDATE;
+ else
+ jlstate = JL_STATE_NO_UPDATE;
+ }
+ if (jlstate == JL_STATE_UPDATE)
+ __jump_label_transform(entry, type, text_poke_early);
}
#endif

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