[PATCHv5,11/21] arm64: don't restore GPRs when context tracking

Message ID 20180711135656.20670-12-mark.rutland@arm.com
State Accepted
Commit d9be03256d745360a859b11091e5a43f7828382b
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  • arm64: invoke syscalls with pt_regs
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Commit Message

Mark Rutland July 11, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Now that syscalls are invoked with pt_regs, we no longer need to ensure
that the argument regsiters are live in the entry assembly, and it's
fine to not restore them after context_tracking_user_exit() has
corrupted them.

Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>

Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>

Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
---
 arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S | 12 +-----------
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 11 deletions(-)

-- 
2.11.0

Patch

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S b/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
index 156c4e3fd1a4..c41b84d06644 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/entry.S
@@ -41,19 +41,9 @@ 
  * Context tracking subsystem.  Used to instrument transitions
  * between user and kernel mode.
  */
-	.macro ct_user_exit, syscall = 0
+	.macro ct_user_exit
 #ifdef CONFIG_CONTEXT_TRACKING
 	bl	context_tracking_user_exit
-	.if \syscall == 1
-	/*
-	 * Save/restore needed during syscalls.  Restore syscall arguments from
-	 * the values already saved on stack during kernel_entry.
-	 */
-	ldp	x0, x1, [sp]
-	ldp	x2, x3, [sp, #S_X2]
-	ldp	x4, x5, [sp, #S_X4]
-	ldp	x6, x7, [sp, #S_X6]
-	.endif
 #endif
 	.endm