[v2,11/17] arm64: reserve x18 from general allocation with SCS
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Message ID 20191024225132.13410-12-samitolvanen@google.com
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  • [v2,01/17] arm64: mm: don't use x18 in idmap_kpti_install_ng_mappings
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Sami Tolvanen Oct. 24, 2019, 10:51 p.m. UTC
Reserve the x18 register from general allocation when SCS is enabled,
because the compiler uses the register to store the current task's
shadow stack pointer. Note that all external kernel modules must also be
compiled with -ffixed-x18 if the kernel has SCS enabled.

Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
---
 arch/arm64/Makefile | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/arch/arm64/Makefile b/arch/arm64/Makefile
index 2c0238ce0551..ef76101201b2 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Makefile
+++ b/arch/arm64/Makefile
@@ -72,6 +72,10 @@  stack_protector_prepare: prepare0
 					include/generated/asm-offsets.h))
 endif
 
+ifeq ($(CONFIG_SHADOW_CALL_STACK), y)
+KBUILD_CFLAGS	+= -ffixed-x18
+endif
+
 ifeq ($(CONFIG_CPU_BIG_ENDIAN), y)
 KBUILD_CPPFLAGS	+= -mbig-endian
 CHECKFLAGS	+= -D__AARCH64EB__