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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/fpu: Disable BH while while loading FPU registers in __fpu__restore_sig()
On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 06:11:29PM +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> On 2018-11-19 09:02:45 [-0800], Dave Hansen wrote:
> > On 11/19/18 8:04 AM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> > > v1…v2: A more verbose commit as message.
> >
> > I was really hoping for code comments. :)
>
> I though we agreed to make those in the larger series because those
> comments in __fpu__restore_sig() would be removed anyway (as part of the
> series).

Also, over local_bh_disable() does not really fit as this is generic
code and Sebastian said ARM does the whole thing a bit differently, for
one.

We probably should put that comment somewhere prominent in
arch/x86/kernel/fpu/core.c or similar - somewhere people poking at FPU
stuff will see it.

--
Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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