[PATCH 3/4] arm64: fix hyp mode mismatch detection

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Fri Mar 13 09:14:36 PDT 2015

Commit 828e9834e9a5b7e6 ("arm64: head: create a new function for setting
the boot_cpu_mode flag") added BOOT_CPU_MODE_EL1, a nonzero value
replacing uses of zero. However it failed to update __boot_cpu_mode

A CPU booted at EL2 writes BOOT_CPU_MODE_EL2 to __boot_cpu_mode[0], and
a CPU booted at EL1 writes BOOT_CPU_MODE_EL1 to __boot_cpu_mode[1].
Later is_hyp_mode_mismatched() determines there to be a mismatch if
__boot_cpu_mode[0] != __boot_cpu_mode[1].

If all CPUs are booted at EL1, __boot_cpu_mode[0] will be set to
BOOT_CPU_MODE_EL1, but __boot_cpu_mode[1] will retain its initial value
of zero, and is_hyp_mode_mismatched will erroneously determine that the
boot modes are mismatched. This hasn't been a problem so far, but later
patches which will make use of is_hyp_mode_mismatched() expect it to
work correctly.

This patch initialises __boot_cpu_mode[1] to BOOT_CPU_MODE_EL1, fixing
the erroneous mismatch detection when all CPUs are booted at EL1.

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 07f9305..d17649d 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/head.S
@@ -588,7 +588,7 @@ ENDPROC(set_cpu_boot_mode_flag)
 	.align	L1_CACHE_SHIFT
-	.long	0
 #ifdef CONFIG_SMP

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