[PATCH v12 6/7] arm64: mte: Save/Restore TFSR_EL1 during suspend

Vincenzo Frascino vincenzo.frascino at arm.com
Tue Feb 9 13:25:31 EST 2021

On 2/9/21 5:28 PM, Catalin Marinas wrote:
>> I don't think though you can "check" with IRQs disabled so I suspect
>> that TFSR_EL1 has to be saved/restored (which means that there is a
>> black out period where we run kernel code without being able to detect
>> faults but there is no solution to that other than delaying saving the
>> value to just before calling into PSCI). Likewise on resume from low
>> power.
> It depends on whether kasan_report can be called with IRQs disabled. I
> don't see why not, so if this works I'd rather just call mte_check_async
> (or whatever it's called) on the suspend path and zero the register on
> resume (mte_suspend_exit). We avoid any saving of the state.

Fine by me, I tried a quick test and can confirm that kasan_report can be
invoked with IRQ disabled.


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