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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] mm/ksm: ignore STABLE_FLAG of rmap_item->address in rmap_walk_ksm
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Hi Andrea
Thanks for the review.

On 6/8/2018 7:38 AM, Andrea Arcangeli Wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2018 at 03:13:44PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> This patch is quite urgent and is tagged for -stable backporting, yet
>> it remains in an unreviewed state. Any takers?
>
> It looks a straightforward safe fix, on x86 hva_to_gfn_memslot would
> zap those bits and hide the misalignment caused by the low metadata
> bits being erroneously left set in the address, but the arm code
> notices when that's the last page in the memslot and the hva_end is
> getting aligned and the size is below one page.
>
>> [35380.933345] [<ffff000008088f00>] dump_backtrace+0x0/0x22c
>> [35380.938723] [<ffff000008089150>] show_stack+0x24/0x2c
>> [35380.943759] [<ffff00000893c078>] dump_stack+0x8c/0xb0
>> [35380.948794] [<ffff00000820ab50>] bad_page+0xf4/0x154
>> [35380.953740] [<ffff000008211ce8>] free_pages_check_bad+0x90/0x9c
>> [35380.959642] [<ffff00000820c430>] free_pcppages_bulk+0x464/0x518
>> [35380.965545] [<ffff00000820db98>] free_hot_cold_page+0x22c/0x300
>> [35380.971448] [<ffff0000082176fc>] __put_page+0x54/0x60
>> [35380.976484] [<ffff0000080b1164>] unmap_stage2_range+0x170/0x2b4
>> [35380.982385] [<ffff0000080b12d8>] kvm_unmap_hva_handler+0x30/0x40
>> [35380.988375] [<ffff0000080b0104>] handle_hva_to_gpa+0xb0/0xec
>> [35380.994016] [<ffff0000080b2644>] kvm_unmap_hva_range+0x5c/0xd0
>> [35380.999833] [<ffff0000080a8054>]
>>
>> I even injected a fault on purpose in kvm_unmap_hva_range by seting
>> size=size-0x200, the call trace is similar as above. So I thought the
>> panic is similarly caused by the root cause of WARN_ON.
>
> I think the problem triggers in the addr += PAGE_SIZE of
> unmap_stage2_ptes that never matches end because end is aligned but
> addr is not.
>
> } while (pte++, addr += PAGE_SIZE, addr != end);
>
> x86 again only works on hva_start/hva_end after converting it to
> gfn_start/end and that being in pfn units the bits are zapped before
> they risk to cause trouble.
For this panic issue on arm64, I started another thread to discuss
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/5/2/61


--
Cheers,
Jia
>
>>
>> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1525403506-6750-1-git-send-email-hejianet@gmail.com
>> Signed-off-by: Jia He <jia.he@hxt-semitech.com>
>> Cc: Suzuki K Poulose <Suzuki.Poulose@arm.com>
>> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
>> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
>> Cc: Claudio Imbrenda <imbrenda@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Arvind Yadav <arvind.yadav.cs@gmail.com>
>> Cc: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Jia He <hejianet@gmail.com>
>> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>> ---
>>
>
> Reviewed-by: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
>

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