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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/14] powerpc: Add support for restartable sequences
On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 04:14:39PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> ----- On May 20, 2018, at 10:08 AM, Boqun Feng boqun.feng@gmail.com wrote:
>
> > On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 02:17:17PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> >> ----- On May 17, 2018, at 7:50 PM, Boqun Feng boqun.feng@gmail.com wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> >> > I think you're right. So we have to introduce callsite to rseq_syscall()
> >> >> > in syscall path, something like:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> >> >> > index 51695608c68b..a25734a96640 100644
> >> >> > --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> >> >> > +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> >> >> > @@ -222,6 +222,9 @@ system_call_exit:
> >> >> > mtmsrd r11,1
> >> >> > #endif /* CONFIG_PPC_BOOK3E */
> >> >> >
> >> >> > + addi r3,r1,STACK_FRAME_OVERHEAD
> >> >> > + bl rseq_syscall
> >> >> > +
> >> >> > ld r9,TI_FLAGS(r12)
> >> >> > li r11,-MAX_ERRNO
> >> >> > andi.
> >> >> > r0,r9,(_TIF_SYSCALL_DOTRACE|_TIF_SINGLESTEP|_TIF_USER_WORK_MASK|_TIF_PERSYSCALL_MASK)
> >> >> >
> >>
> >> By the way, I think this is not the right spot to call rseq_syscall, because
> >> interrupts are disabled. I think we should move this hunk right after
> >> system_call_exit.
> >>
> >
> > Good point.
> >
> >> Would you like to implement and test an updated patch adding those calls for ppc
> >> 32 and 64 ?
> >>
> >
> > I'd like to help, but I don't have a handy ppc environment for test...
> > So I made the below patch which has only been build-tested, hope it
> > could be somewhat helpful.
>
> Hi Boqun,
>
> I tried your patch in a ppc64 le environment, and it does not survive boot
> with CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ=y. init gets killed right away.
>
> Moreover, I'm not sure that the r3 register don't contain something worth
> saving before the call on ppc32. Just after there is a "mr" instruction
> which AFAIU takes r3 as input register.
>
> Can you look into it ?

Hello, Boqun,

You can also request access to a ppc64 environment here:

http://osuosl.org/services/powerdev/request_hosting/

Thanx, Paul

> Thanks,
>
> Mathieu
>
> >
> > Regards,
> > Boqun
> >
> > --------------------------------->8
> > Subject: [PATCH] powerpc: Add syscall detection for restartable sequences
> >
> > Syscalls are not allowed inside restartable sequences, so add a call to
> > rseq_syscall() at the very beginning of system call exiting path for
> > CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ=y kernel. This could help us to detect whether there
> > is a syscall issued inside restartable sequences.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_32.S | 5 +++++
> > arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S | 5 +++++
> > 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_32.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_32.S
> > index eb8d01bae8c6..2f134eebe7ed 100644
> > --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_32.S
> > +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_32.S
> > @@ -365,6 +365,11 @@ syscall_dotrace_cont:
> > blrl /* Call handler */
> > .globl ret_from_syscall
> > ret_from_syscall:
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ
> > + /* Check whether the syscall is issued inside a restartable sequence */
> > + addi r3,r1,STACK_FRAME_OVERHEAD
> > + bl rseq_syscall
> > +#endif
> > mr r6,r3
> > CURRENT_THREAD_INFO(r12, r1)
> > /* disable interrupts so current_thread_info()->flags can't change */
> > diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> > index 2cb5109a7ea3..2e2d59bb45d0 100644
> > --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> > +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.S
> > @@ -204,6 +204,11 @@ system_call: /* label this so stack traces look sane */
> > * This is blacklisted from kprobes further below with _ASM_NOKPROBE_SYMBOL().
> > */
> > system_call_exit:
> > +#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ
> > + /* Check whether the syscall is issued inside a restartable sequence */
> > + addi r3,r1,STACK_FRAME_OVERHEAD
> > + bl rseq_syscall
> > +#endif
> > /*
> > * Disable interrupts so current_thread_info()->flags can't change,
> > * and so that we don't get interrupted after loading SRR0/1.
> > --
> > 2.16.2
>
> --
> Mathieu Desnoyers
> EfficiOS Inc.
> http://www.efficios.com
>

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