Commit 5b1cbac3 authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds
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i387: make irq_fpu_usable() tests more robust

Some code - especially the crypto layer - wants to use the x86
FP/MMX/AVX register set in what may be interrupt (typically softirq)

That *can* be ok, but the tests for when it was ok were somewhat
suspect.  We cannot touch the thread-specific status bits either, so
we'd better check that we're not going to try to save FP state or
anything like that.

Now, it may be that the TS bit is always cleared *before* we set the
USEDFPU bit (and only set when we had already cleared the USEDFP
before), so the TS bit test may actually have been sufficient, but it
certainly was not obviously so.

So this explicitly verifies that we will not touch the TS_USEDFPU bit,
and adds a few related sanity-checks.  Because it seems that somehow
AES-NI is corrupting user FP state.  The cause is not clear, and this
patch doesn't fix it, but while debugging it I really wanted the code to
be more obviously correct and robust.
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent be98c2cd
......@@ -307,9 +307,54 @@ static inline void __clear_fpu(struct task_struct *tsk)
* Were we in an interrupt that interrupted kernel mode?
* We can do a kernel_fpu_begin/end() pair *ONLY* if that
* pair does nothing at all: TS_USEDFPU must be clear (so
* that we don't try to save the FPU state), and TS must
* be set (so that the clts/stts pair does nothing that is
* visible in the interrupted kernel thread).
static inline bool interrupted_kernel_fpu_idle(void)
return !(current_thread_info()->status & TS_USEDFPU) &&
(read_cr0() & X86_CR0_TS);
* Were we in user mode (or vm86 mode) when we were
* interrupted?
* Doing kernel_fpu_begin/end() is ok if we are running
* in an interrupt context from user mode - we'll just
* save the FPU state as required.
static inline bool interrupted_user_mode(void)
struct pt_regs *regs = get_irq_regs();
return regs && user_mode_vm(regs);
* Can we use the FPU in kernel mode with the
* whole "kernel_fpu_begin/end()" sequence?
* It's always ok in process context (ie "not interrupt")
* but it is sometimes ok even from an irq.
static inline bool irq_fpu_usable(void)
return !in_interrupt() ||
interrupted_user_mode() ||
static inline void kernel_fpu_begin(void)
struct thread_info *me = current_thread_info();
if (me->status & TS_USEDFPU)
......@@ -323,14 +368,6 @@ static inline void kernel_fpu_end(void)
static inline bool irq_fpu_usable(void)
struct pt_regs *regs;
return !in_interrupt() || !(regs = get_irq_regs()) || \
user_mode(regs) || (read_cr0() & X86_CR0_TS);
* Some instructions like VIA's padlock instructions generate a spurious
* DNA fault but don't modify SSE registers. And these instructions
......@@ -367,6 +404,7 @@ static inline void irq_ts_restore(int TS_state)
static inline void save_init_fpu(struct task_struct *tsk)
WARN_ON_ONCE(task_thread_info(tsk)->status & TS_USEDFPU);
......@@ -631,6 +631,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(math_state_restore);
dotraplinkage void __kprobes
do_device_not_available(struct pt_regs *regs, long error_code)
if (read_cr0() & X86_CR0_EM) {
struct math_emu_info info = { };
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