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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86_64, vmcoreinfo: Append 'page_offset_base' to vmcoreinfo
On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 3:29 PM, Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/27/18 at 02:16pm, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Why is KERNELOFFSET= not sufficient?
>>
>> See commit b6085a865762 ("x86, kaslr: export offset in VMCOREINFO ELF notes")
>>
>> + vmcoreinfo_append_str("KERNELOFFSET=%lx\n",
>> + (unsigned long)&_text - __START_KERNEL);
>
> KERNELOFFSET is virtual address delta after kernel text KASLR, namely
> the offset from the original default kernel text virtual address,
> 0xffffffff88000000.
>
> While after memory region KASLR in kernel_randomize_memory(), the
> starting address of the direct mapping of physical memory, PAGE_OFFSET,
> is changed too. We need get it to analyze memory in makedumpfile/crash.
> Currently we deduce it from elf program segment of kcore:
> Program Headers:
> Type Offset VirtAddr PhysAddr
> FileSiz MemSiz Flags Align
> ......
>
> LOAD 0x00000a62c0004000 0xffff8a62c0001000 0x0000000000001000
> 0x000000000009c000 0x000000000009c000 RWE 1000
>
> page_offset = 0xffff8a62c0001000 - 0x0000000000001000;
> Since we put the direct mapping segments at the bottom part of kcore, we
> can always get page_offset right.
>
> Thanks
> Baoquan
>
>>
>> -Kees
>>
>> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c
>> >> index 4c8acdfdc5a7..6161d77c5bfb 100644
>> >> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c
>> >> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/machine_kexec_64.c
>> >> @@ -356,6 +356,9 @@ void arch_crash_save_vmcoreinfo(void)
>> >> VMCOREINFO_SYMBOL(init_top_pgt);
>> >> vmcoreinfo_append_str("NUMBER(pgtable_l5_enabled)=%d\n",
>> >> pgtable_l5_enabled());
>> >> +#ifdef CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE

Okay, gotcha. In that case, shouldn't this be CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_MEMORY?

-Kees

>> >> + VMCOREINFO_NUMBER(page_offset_base);
>> >> +#endif
>> >>
>> >> #ifdef CONFIG_NUMA
>> >> VMCOREINFO_SYMBOL(node_data);
>>
>> --
>> Kees Cook
>>
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Kees Cook

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