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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/4] ioremap: Implement TLB_INV before huge mapping
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On Fri, 2018-03-16 at 13:10 +0530, Chintan Pandya wrote:
>
> On 3/15/2018 9:42 PM, Kani, Toshi wrote:
> > On Thu, 2018-03-15 at 18:15 +0530, Chintan Pandya wrote:
> > > Huge mapping changes PMD/PUD which could have
> > > valid previous entries. This requires proper
> > > TLB maintanance on some architectures, like
> > > ARM64.
> > >
> > > Implent BBM (break-before-make) safe TLB
> > > invalidation.
> > >
> > > Here, I've used flush_tlb_pgtable() instead
> > > of flush_kernel_range() because invalidating
> > > intermediate page_table entries could have
> > > been optimized for specific arch. That's the
> > > case with ARM64 at least.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Chintan Pandya <cpandya@codeaurora.org>
> > > ---
> > > lib/ioremap.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++++------
> > > 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/lib/ioremap.c b/lib/ioremap.c
> > > index 54e5bba..55f8648 100644
> > > --- a/lib/ioremap.c
> > > +++ b/lib/ioremap.c
> > > @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@
> > > #include <linux/export.h>
> > > #include <asm/cacheflush.h>
> > > #include <asm/pgtable.h>
> > > +#include <asm-generic/tlb.h>
> > >
> > > #ifdef CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_HUGE_VMAP
> > > static int __read_mostly ioremap_p4d_capable;
> > > @@ -80,6 +81,7 @@ static inline int ioremap_pmd_range(pud_t *pud, unsigned long addr,
> > > unsigned long end, phys_addr_t phys_addr, pgprot_t prot)
> > > {
> > > pmd_t *pmd;
> > > + pmd_t old_pmd;
> > > unsigned long next;
> > >
> > > phys_addr -= addr;
> > > @@ -91,10 +93,15 @@ static inline int ioremap_pmd_range(pud_t *pud, unsigned long addr,
> > >
> > > if (ioremap_pmd_enabled() &&
> > > ((next - addr) == PMD_SIZE) &&
> > > - IS_ALIGNED(phys_addr + addr, PMD_SIZE) &&
> > > - pmd_free_pte_page(pmd)) {
> > > - if (pmd_set_huge(pmd, phys_addr + addr, prot))
> > > + IS_ALIGNED(phys_addr + addr, PMD_SIZE)) {
> > > + old_pmd = *pmd;
> > > + pmd_clear(pmd);
> >
> > pmd_clear() is one of the operations pmd_free_pte_page() needs to do.
> > See the x86 version.
> >
> > > + flush_tlb_pgtable(&init_mm, addr);
> >
> > You can call it in pmd_free_pte_page() on arm64 as well.
> >
> > > + if (pmd_set_huge(pmd, phys_addr + addr, prot)) {
> > > + pmd_free_pte_page(&old_pmd);
> > > continue;
> > > + } else
> > > + set_pmd(pmd, old_pmd);
> >
> > I do not understand why you needed to make this change.
> > pmd_free_pte_page() is defined as an arch-specific function so that you
> > can additionally perform TLB purges on arm64. Please try to make proper
> > arm64 implementation of this interface. And if you find any issue in
> > this interface, please let me know.
>
> TLB ops require VA at least. And this interface passes just the PMD/PUD.

You can add 'addr' as the 2nd arg. Such minor tweak is expected when
implementing on multiple arches.

> Second is, if we clear the previous table entry inside the arch specific
> code and then we fail in pmd/pud_set_huge, we can't fallback (x86 case).
>
> So, we can do something like this (following Mark's suggestion),
>
> if (ioremap_pmd_enabled() &&
> ((next - addr) == PMD_SIZE) &&
> IS_ALIGNED(phys_addr + addr, PMD_SIZE) &&
> pmd_can_set_huge(pmd, phys_addr + addr, prot)) {
> /*
> * Clear existing table entry,
> * Invalidate,
> * Free the page table
> * inside this code
> */
> pmd_free_pte_page(pmd, addr, addr + PMD_SIZE);
> pmd_set_huge(...) //without fail
> continue;
> }

That's not necessary. pmd being none is a legitimate state. In fact,
it is the case when pmd_alloc() allocated and populated a new pmd.

Thanks,
-Toshi
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