Gitweb:     
http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=fc2d625c4fac18e672a3b7c61af5de22d7ab7d87
Commit:     fc2d625c4fac18e672a3b7c61af5de22d7ab7d87
Parent:     4edc8f5454814201d2fb222354284365b4f0537c
Author:     Thomas Gleixner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Wed Jan 30 13:30:13 2008 +0100
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Wed Jan 30 13:30:13 2008 +0100

    x86: introduce ldt_write accessor
    
    Create a ldt write accessor like the 32 bit one.
    
    Preparatory patch for merging ldt.c and anyway necessary for
    64bit paravirt ops.
    
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/ldt_64.c  |    8 +++-----
 include/asm-x86/desc_64.h |    9 +++++++++
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/ldt_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/ldt_64.c
index 6c41db3..d72dc7a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/ldt_64.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/ldt_64.c
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@ static int write_ldt(void __user *ptr, unsigned long 
bytecount, int oldmode)
 {
        struct task_struct *me = current;
        struct mm_struct *mm = me->mm;
-       __u32 entry_1, entry_2, *lp;
+       __u32 entry_1, entry_2;
        int error;
        struct user_desc ldt_info;
 
@@ -202,8 +202,6 @@ static int write_ldt(void __user *ptr, unsigned long 
bytecount, int oldmode)
                        goto out_unlock;
        }
 
-       lp = (__u32 *)((ldt_info.entry_number << 3) + (char *)mm->context.ldt);
-
        /* Allow LDTs to be cleared by the user. */
        if (ldt_info.base_addr == 0 && ldt_info.limit == 0) {
                if (oldmode || LDT_empty(&ldt_info)) {
@@ -220,8 +218,8 @@ static int write_ldt(void __user *ptr, unsigned long 
bytecount, int oldmode)
 
        /* Install the new entry ...  */
 install:
-       *lp     = entry_1;
-       *(lp+1) = entry_2;
+       write_ldt_entry(mm->context.ldt, ldt_info.entry_number, entry_1,
+                       entry_2);
        error = 0;
 
 out_unlock:
diff --git a/include/asm-x86/desc_64.h b/include/asm-x86/desc_64.h
index bb2009e..7d48df7 100644
--- a/include/asm-x86/desc_64.h
+++ b/include/asm-x86/desc_64.h
@@ -38,6 +38,15 @@ extern struct desc_struct default_ldt[];
 extern struct gate_struct idt_table[];
 extern struct desc_ptr cpu_gdt_descr[];
 
+static inline void write_ldt_entry(struct desc_struct *ldt,
+                                  int entry, u32 entry_low, u32 entry_high)
+{
+       __u32 *lp = (__u32 *)((entry << 3) + (char *)ldt);
+
+       lp[0] = entry_low;
+       lp[1] = entry_high;
+}
+
 /* the cpu gdt accessor */
 #define cpu_gdt(_cpu) ((struct desc_struct *)cpu_gdt_descr[_cpu].address)
 
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