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SubjectRe: ARM64: kernel panics in DABT in sys_msync path
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On 9/27/2017 9:50 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 06:31:12PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 08:23:35AM -0600, Ruigrok, Richard wrote:
>>> On 9/26/2017 4:23 AM, Will Deacon wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 01:54:57PM -0600, Ruigrok, Richard wrote:
>>>>> I also found this issue with kernels from 4.11 through 4.13. In my tests, I
>>>>> found that it reproduces only with 4K page and Transparent Huge Pages. With 64K
>>>>> page I was not able to reproduce. RH also reported it here: https://
>>>>> bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1491504 Linaro reported on the RPK kernel
>>>>> (4.12) on Centriq2400 and ThunderX
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> https://bugs.linaro.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3191
>>>>>
>>>>> https://bugs.linaro.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3068.
>>>> These two aren't the same bug (that's a forward progress issue that we're
>>>> currently working on). I don't have permission to look at the redhat one,
>>>> but is it just an RCU stall or actually the Oops reported by Yury?
>>>>
>>>>> I was able to bisect down to a specific commit.
>>>> I think we're chasing two different things here, so not sure I trust the
>>>> bisect!
>>>>
>>> The RCU stall is side effect.  The issue I'm seeing has the same stack
>>> trace and same stimulus (rwtest).  Following are the details.
>> FWIW, I think I've worked out what's going on here and I should have a patch
>> tomorrow.
> Diff below. I'm going to follow up with a separate thread about this,
> because the proper fix is going to be invasive. I'll keep you on cc.
>
> Out of curiosity: what version of GCC are you using to compile the kernel?
I'm using gcc-linaro-6.3.1-2017.02-x86_64_aarch64-linux-gnu
Thanks for the patch, test results to follow.
Richard
>
> Will
>
> --->8
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
> index bc4e92337d16..b46e54c2399b 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h
> @@ -401,7 +401,7 @@ static inline phys_addr_t pmd_page_paddr(pmd_t pmd)
> /* Find an entry in the third-level page table. */
> #define pte_index(addr) (((addr) >> PAGE_SHIFT) & (PTRS_PER_PTE - 1))
>
> -#define pte_offset_phys(dir,addr) (pmd_page_paddr(*(dir)) + pte_index(addr) * sizeof(pte_t))
> +#define pte_offset_phys(dir,addr) (pmd_page_paddr(READ_ONCE(*(dir))) + pte_index(addr) * sizeof(pte_t))
> #define pte_offset_kernel(dir,addr) ((pte_t *)__va(pte_offset_phys((dir), (addr))))
>
> #define pte_offset_map(dir,addr) pte_offset_kernel((dir), (addr))

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