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SubjectRe: [PATCH] efi: Fix the size not consistent issue when unmapping memory map
Hi Ard,

On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 02:05:51PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On 2 May 2018 at 08:17, Lee, Chun-Yi <joeyli.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
> > When using kdump, SOMETIMES the "size not consistent" warning message
> > shows up when the crash kernel boots with early_ioremap_debug parameter:
> >
> > WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 0 at ../mm/early_ioremap.c:182 early_iounmap+0x4f/0x12c()
> > early_iounmap(ffffffffff200180, 00000118) [0] size not consistent 00000120
> >
> > The root cause is that the unmapping size of memory map doesn't
> > match with the original size when mapping:
> >
> > in __efi_memmap_init()
> > map.map = early_memremap(phys_map, data->size);
> >
> > in efi_memmap_unmap()
> > size = efi.memmap.desc_size * efi.memmap.nr_map;
> > early_memunmap(efi.memmap.map, size);
> >
> > But the efi.memmap.nr_map is from __efi_memmap_init(). The remainder
> > of size was discarded when calculating the nr_map:
> > map.nr_map = data->size / data->desc_size;
> >
> > When the original size of memory map region does not equal to the
> > result of multiplication. The "size not consistent" warning
> > will be triggered.
> >
> > This issue sometimes was hit by kdump because kexec set the efi map
> > size to align with 16 when loading crash kernel image:
> >
> > in bzImage64_load()
> > efi_map_sz = efi_get_runtime_map_size();
> > efi_map_sz = ALIGN(efi_map_sz, 16);
> >
> > Dave Young's a841aa83d patch fixed kexec issue. On UEFI side, this
> > patch changes the logic in the unmapping function. Using the end
> > address of map to calcuate original size.
> >
>
> Why do we still need this patch? I.e., in which circumstances will
> efi_memory_map_data::size assume a value that is rounded up or
> otherwise incorrect?
>

There have no other case except kexec. But I think that it's better
to sync mapping/unmapping size between __efi_memmap_init() and
efi_memmap_unmap().


Thanks
Joey Lee

> > Thank Randy Wright for his report and testing. And also thank
> > Takashi Iwai for his help to trace issue.
> >
> > Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
> > Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
> > Cc: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> > Tested-by: Randy Wright <rwright@hpe.com>
> > Signed-off-by: "Lee, Chun-Yi" <jlee@suse.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c b/drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c
> > index 5fc7052..1f592d8 100644
> > --- a/drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c
> > +++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/memmap.c
> > @@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ void __init efi_memmap_unmap(void)
> > if (!efi.memmap.late) {
> > unsigned long size;
> >
> > - size = efi.memmap.desc_size * efi.memmap.nr_map;
> > + size = efi.memmap.map_end - efi.memmap.map;
> > early_memunmap(efi.memmap.map, size);
> > } else {
> > memunmap(efi.memmap.map);
> > --
> > 2.10.2
> >

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