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Merge branch 'x86-pti-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linu…

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Pull x86 page table isolation fixes from Thomas Gleixner:
 "A couple of urgent fixes for PTI:

   - Fix a PTE mismatch between user and kernel visible mapping of the
     cpu entry area (differs vs. the GLB bit) and causes a TLB mismatch
     MCE on older AMD K8 machines

   - Fix the misplaced CR3 switch in the SYSCALL compat entry code which
     causes access to unmapped kernel memory resulting in double faults.

   - Fix the section mismatch of the cpu_tss_rw percpu storage caused by
     using a different mechanism for declaration and definition.

   - Two fixes for dumpstack which help to decode entry stack issues
     better

   - Enable PTI by default in Kconfig. We should have done that earlier,
     but it slipped through the cracks.

   - Exclude AMD from the PTI enforcement. Not necessarily a fix, but if
     AMD is so confident that they are not affected, then we should not
     burden users with the overhead"

* 'x86-pti-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip:
  x86/process: Define cpu_tss_rw in same section as declaration
  x86/pti: Switch to kernel CR3 at early in entry_SYSCALL_compat()
  x86/dumpstack: Print registers for first stack frame
  x86/dumpstack: Fix partial register dumps
  x86/pti: Make sure the user/kernel PTEs match
  x86/cpu, x86/pti: Do not enable PTI on AMD processors
  x86/pti: Enable PTI by default

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