[for-4.9,3/7] MIPS: Only change $28 to thread_info if coming from user mode

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  • mips: IRQ stack patches from LEDE
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Amit Pundir April 6, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
From: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@imgtec.com>

The SAVE_SOME macro is used to save the execution context on all
If an exception occurs while executing user code, the stack is switched
to the kernel's stack for the current task, and register $28 is switched
to point to the current_thread_info, which is at the bottom of the stack
If the exception occurs while executing kernel code, the stack is left,
and this change ensures that register $28 is not updated. This is the
correct behaviour when the kernel can be executing on the separate irq
stack, because the thread_info will not be at the base of it.

With this change, register $28 is only switched to it's kernel
conventional usage of the currrent thread info pointer at the point at
which execution enters kernel space. Doing it on every exception was
redundant, but OK without an IRQ stack, but will be erroneous once that
is introduced.

Signed-off-by: Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@imgtec.com>

Acked-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <jason@zx2c4.com>

Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: James Hogan <james.hogan@imgtec.com>
Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton@imgtec.com>
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Patchwork: https://patchwork.linux-mips.org/patch/14742/
Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>

(cherry picked from commit 510d86362a27577f5ee23f46cfb354ad49731e61)
Signed-off-by: Amit Pundir <amit.pundir@linaro.org>

 arch/mips/include/asm/stackframe.h | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)



diff --git a/arch/mips/include/asm/stackframe.h b/arch/mips/include/asm/stackframe.h
index eebf395..2f182bd 100644
--- a/arch/mips/include/asm/stackframe.h
+++ b/arch/mips/include/asm/stackframe.h
@@ -216,12 +216,19 @@ 
 		LONG_S	$25, PT_R25(sp)
 		LONG_S	$28, PT_R28(sp)
 		LONG_S	$31, PT_R31(sp)
+		/* Set thread_info if we're coming from user mode */
+		mfc0	k0, CP0_STATUS
+		sll	k0, 3		/* extract cu0 bit */
+		bltz	k0, 9f
 		ori	$28, sp, _THREAD_MASK
 		xori	$28, _THREAD_MASK
 		.set    mips64
 		pref    0, 0($28)       /* Prefetch the current pointer */
 		.set	pop