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Subject[PATCH v3 4/6] powerpc/fsl_booke/64: do not clear the BSS for the second pass
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The BSS section has already cleared out in the first pass. No need to
clear it again. This can save some time when booting with KASLR
enabled.

Signed-off-by: Jason Yan <yanaijie@huawei.com>
Cc: Scott Wood <oss@buserror.net>
Cc: Diana Craciun <diana.craciun@nxp.com>
Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S | 7 +++++++
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
index 744624140fb8..8c644e7c3eaf 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.S
@@ -914,6 +914,13 @@ start_here_multiplatform:
bl relative_toc
tovirt(r2,r2)

+ /* Do not clear the BSS for the second pass if randomized */
+ LOAD_REG_ADDR(r3, kernstart_virt_addr)
+ lwz r3,0(r3)
+ LOAD_REG_IMMEDIATE(r4, KERNELBASE)
+ cmpw r3,r4
+ bne 4f
+
/* Clear out the BSS. It may have been done in prom_init,
* already but that's irrelevant since prom_init will soon
* be detached from the kernel completely. Besides, we need
--
2.17.2
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