[PATCH 2/4] arm64: head.S: fix __boot_cpu_mode alignment

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Fri Mar 13 09:14:35 PDT 2015

We currently align the allocation of the __boot_cpu_mode data _after_
allocating the label. Thus the label may point to padding before the
data. While we seem to have gotten away with this so far, it's not a
good idea to rely on any existing alignment in the object.

Perform the alignment padding before allocating the label to avoid this

Fixes: c218bca74eeafa2f ("arm64: Relax the kernel cache requirements for boot")
Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
Cc: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier at arm.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
 arch/arm64/kernel/head.S | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S b/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
index 8ce88e0..07f9305 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
@@ -585,8 +585,8 @@ ENDPROC(set_cpu_boot_mode_flag)
  * zeroing of .bss would clobber it.
 	.pushsection	.data..cacheline_aligned
 	.align	L1_CACHE_SHIFT
 	.long	0

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