hw-breakpoints: cleanup HW Breakpoint registers before kexec

This patch disables Hardware breakpoints before doing a 'kexec' on the machine
so that the cpu doesn't keep debug registers values which would be out of
sync for the new image.

Original-patch-by: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
Signed-off-by: K.Prasad <prasad@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
master
K.Prasad 14 years ago committed by Frederic Weisbecker
parent 72f674d203
commit 17f557e5b5
  1. 2
      arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_32.c
  2. 2
      arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c

@ -25,6 +25,7 @@
#include <asm/desc.h>
#include <asm/system.h>
#include <asm/cacheflush.h>
#include <asm/debugreg.h>
static void set_idt(void *newidt, __u16 limit)
{
@ -202,6 +203,7 @@ void machine_kexec(struct kimage *image)
/* Interrupts aren't acceptable while we reboot */
local_irq_disable();
hw_breakpoint_disable();
if (image->preserve_context) {
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC

@ -18,6 +18,7 @@
#include <asm/pgtable.h>
#include <asm/tlbflush.h>
#include <asm/mmu_context.h>
#include <asm/debugreg.h>
static int init_one_level2_page(struct kimage *image, pgd_t *pgd,
unsigned long addr)
@ -282,6 +283,7 @@ void machine_kexec(struct kimage *image)
/* Interrupts aren't acceptable while we reboot */
local_irq_disable();
hw_breakpoint_disable();
if (image->preserve_context) {
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC

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