I need help understanding how to locate implementation of rdmsr_safe_regs() in the linux kernel

Ender Dai ender.dai at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 14:17:13 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 08:08:21AM -0700, Marty wrote:
> I am unable to find the implementation for rdmsr_safe_regs(). lxr
> <http://lxr.free-electrons.com/ident?i=rdmsr_safe_regs> only mentions
> references and a prototype definition.
> I've also manually grepped through the entire kernel source tree and have
> not been able to find where rdmsr_safe_regs is defined.

Try http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/arch/x86/lib/msr-reg.S

If I can not grep out the definition of a function by its name, I will
try to grep with part of its name again, because most likely it is
created by a macro. In your case, I tried "grep safe_regs" under
arch/x86/ and got what you need.

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