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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/x86: Adjust stack pointer in xen_sysexit

On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 3:18 PM, Boris Ostrovsky
<boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> After 32-bit syscall rewrite, and specifically after commit 5f310f739b4c
> ("x86/entry/32: Re-implement SYSENTER using the new C path"), the stack
> frame that is passed to xen_sysexit is no longer a "standard" one (i.e.
> it's not pt_regs).
> We need to adjust it so that subsequent xen_iret can use it.

I'm wondering if this should be more straightforward:

        movq    %rsp, %rdi
        call    do_fast_syscall_32
        testl   %eax, %eax
        jz      .Lsyscall_32_done

        /* Opportunistic SYSRET */

where XEN_DO_SYSRET32 is a simple pv op that, on Xen, jumps to a
variant of Xen's iret path that knows that the fast path is okay.


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