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SubjectRe: 答复: [RFC patch] ioremap: don't set up huge I/O mappings when p4d/pud/pmd is zero
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On Mon, 2018-02-26 at 20:53 +0800, Hanjun Guo wrote:
> On 2018/2/26 19:04, Will Deacon wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 06:57:20PM +0800, Hanjun Guo wrote:
> > > On 2018/2/21 19:57, Will Deacon wrote:
> > > > [sorry, trying to deal with top-posting here]
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 07:36:34AM +0000, Wangxuefeng (E) wrote:
> > > > > The old flow of reuse the 4k page as 2M page does not follow the BBM flow
> > > > > for page table reconstruction,not only the memory leak problems. If BBM flow
> > > > > is not followed,the speculative prefetch of tlb will made false tlb entries
> > > > > cached in MMU, the false address will be got, panic will happen.
> > > >
> > > > If I understand Toshi's suggestion correctly, he's saying that the PMD can
> > > > be cleared when unmapping the last PTE (like try_to_free_pte_page). In this
> > > > case, there's no issue with the TLB because this is exactly BBM -- the PMD
> > > > is cleared and TLB invalidation is issued before the PTE table is freed. A
> > > > subsequent 2M map request will see an empty PMD and put down a block
> > > > mapping.
> > > >
> > > > The downside is that freeing becomes more expensive as the last level table
> > > > becomes more sparsely populated and you need to ensure you don't have any
> > > > concurrent maps going on for the same table when you're unmapping. I also
> > > > can't see a neat way to fit this into the current vunmap code. Perhaps we
> > > > need an iounmap_page_range.
> > > >
> > > > In the meantime, the code in lib/ioremap.c looks totally broken so I think
> > > > we should deselect CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_HUGE_VMAP on arm64 until it's fixed.
> > >
> > > Simply do something below at now (before the broken code is fixed)?
> > >
> > > diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> > > index b2b95f7..a86148c 100644
> > > --- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> > > +++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
> > > @@ -84,7 +84,6 @@ config ARM64
> > > select HAVE_ALIGNED_STRUCT_PAGE if SLUB
> > > select HAVE_ARCH_AUDITSYSCALL
> > > select HAVE_ARCH_BITREVERSE
> > > - select HAVE_ARCH_HUGE_VMAP
> > > select HAVE_ARCH_JUMP_LABEL
> > > select HAVE_ARCH_KASAN if !(ARM64_16K_PAGES && ARM64_VA_BITS_48)
> > > select HAVE_ARCH_KGDB
> >
> > No, that actually breaks with the use of block mappings for the kernel
> > text. Anyway, see:
> >
> > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=15122ee2c515a253b0c66a3e618bc7ebe35105eb
>
> Sorry, just back from holidays and didn't catch up with all the emails,
> thanks for taking care of this.

I will work on a fix for the common/x86 code.

Thanks,
-Toshi


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