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[PATCH 4.9 067/171] ARM: 8677/1: boot/compressed: fix decompressor header layout for v7-M

4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


[ Upstream commit 06a4b6d009a1b74a6ec46c5418b46cc53a79fcb8 ]

As reported by Patrice, the header layout of the decompressor is
incorrect when building for v7-M. In this case, the __nop macro
resolves to 'mov r0, r0', which is emitted as a narrow encoding,
resulting in the header data fields to end up at lower offsets than

Given the variety of targets we need to support with the same code,
the startup sequence is a bit of a jumble, and uses instructions
and macros whose encoding widths cannot be specified (badr), or only
exist in a narrow encoding (bx)

So force the use of a wide encoding in __nop, and replace the start
sequence with a simple jump to the label marking the start of code,
preceded by a Thumb2 mode switch if required (using explicit wide
encodings where appropriate). The label itself can be moved to the
start of code [where it belongs] due to the larger range of branch
instructions as compared to adr instructions.

Reported-by: Patrice CHOTARD <patrice.chotard@xxxxxx>
Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx>
 arch/arm/boot/compressed/efi-header.S |  4 +---
 arch/arm/boot/compressed/head.S       | 17 ++++++++++-------
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/efi-header.S b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/efi-header.S
index 9d5dc4fda3c1..3f7d1b74c5e0 100644
--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/efi-header.S
+++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/efi-header.S
@@ -17,14 +17,12 @@
 		@ there.
 		.inst	'M' | ('Z' << 8) | (0x1310 << 16)   @ tstne r0, #0x4d000
-		mov	r0, r0
+		W(mov)	r0, r0
 		.macro	__EFI_HEADER
-		b	__efi_start
 		.set	start_offset, __efi_start - start
 		.org	start + 0x3c
diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/head.S b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/head.S
index fc6d541549a2..2d7f2bb0d66a 100644
--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/head.S
+++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/head.S
@@ -130,19 +130,22 @@ start:
 		.rept	7
-   ARM(		mov	r0, r0		)
-   ARM(		b	1f		)
- THUMB(		badr	r12, 1f		)
- THUMB(		bx	r12		)
+		mov	r0, r0
+ AR_CLASS(	sub	pc, pc, #3	)	@ A/R: switch to Thumb2 mode
+  M_CLASS(	nop.w			)	@ M: already in Thumb2 mode
+		.thumb
+		W(b)	1f
 		.word	_magic_sig	@ Magic numbers to help the loader
 		.word	_magic_start	@ absolute load/run zImage address
 		.word	_magic_end	@ zImage end address
 		.word	0x04030201	@ endianness flag
- THUMB(		.thumb			)
  ARM_BE8(	setend	be		)	@ go BE8 if compiled for BE8
  AR_CLASS(	mrs	r9, cpsr	)