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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 14/14] arm64: implement Shadow Call Stack
On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 7:20 AM Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 03:56:08PM -0800, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> > This change implements shadow stack switching, initial SCS set-up,
> > and interrupt shadow stacks for arm64.
>
> Each CPU also has an overflow stack, and two SDEI stacks, which should
> presumably be given their own SCS. SDEI is effectively a software-NMI,
> so it should almost certainly have the same treatement as IRQ.

Makes sense. I'll take a look at adding shadow stacks for the SDEI handler.

> Can we please fold this comment into the one above, and have:
>
> /*
> * The callee-saved regs (x19-x29) should be preserved between
> * irq_stack_entry and irq_stack_exit.
> */
> .macro irq_stack_exit
> mov sp, x19
> #ifdef CONFIG_SHADOW_CALL_STACK
> mov x18, x20
> #endif
> .endm

Sure, I'll change this in the next version.

Sami

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