[PATCH] ARM64: TTY: hvc_dcc: Add support for ARM64 dcc
timur at codeaurora.org
Mon Jun 22 06:16:43 PDT 2015
Will Deacon wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:08:54PM +0100, Timur Tabi wrote:
>> From: Abhimanyu Kapur <abhimany at codeaurora.org>
>> Add support for debug communications channel based
>> hvc console for arm64 cpus.
> I still think we should be disabling userspace access to the DCC if the
> kernel is using it as its console.
I don't disagree, I just don't know how to do that.
>> + * A call to __dcc_getchar() or __dcc_putchar() is typically followed by
>> + * a call to __dcc_getstatus(). We want to make sure that the CPU does
>> + * not speculative read the DCC status before executing the read or write
>> + * instruction. That's what the ISBs are for.
>> + *
>> + * The 'volatile' ensures that the compiler does not cache the status bits,
>> + * and instead reads the DCC register every time.
>> + */
> Missing header guards.
>> +#include <asm/barrier.h>
>> +static inline u32 __dcc_getstatus(void)
>> + u32 __ret;
>> + asm volatile("mrs %0, mdccsr_el0" : "=r" (__ret)
>> + : : "cc");
> You don't need the "cc" clobber.
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