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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/9] x86/idt: remove address argument to idt_invalidate()
On 5/14/21 6:43 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> From: "H. Peter Anvin (Intel)" <>
> There is no reason to specify any specific address to
> idt_invalidate(). It looks mostly like an artifact of unifying code
> done differently by accident. The most "sensible" address to set here
> is a NULL pointer - virtual address zero, just as a visual marker.
> This also makes it possible to mark the struct desc_ptr in
> idt_invalidate() as static const.
> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin (Intel) <>

Acked-by: Andy Lutomirski <>

> - idt_invalidate(phys_to_virt(0));
> + idt_invalidate();

This hunk is an actual change, but I'm not sure it needs to be mentioned
in the changelog.

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