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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] powerpc/pci: unmap legacy INTx interrupts when a PHB is removed

On 23/09/2020 17:06, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
> On 9/23/20 2:33 AM, Qian Cai wrote:
>> On Fri, 2020-08-07 at 12:18 +0200, Cédric Le Goater wrote:
>>> When a passthrough IO adapter is removed from a pseries machine using
>>> hash MMU and the XIVE interrupt mode, the POWER hypervisor expects the
>>> guest OS to clear all page table entries related to the adapter. If
>>> some are still present, the RTAS call which isolates the PCI slot
>>> returns error 9001 "valid outstanding translations" and the removal of
>>> the IO adapter fails. This is because when the PHBs are scanned, Linux
>>> maps automatically the INTx interrupts in the Linux interrupt number
>>> space but these are never removed.
>>> To solve this problem, we introduce a PPC platform specific
>>> pcibios_remove_bus() routine which clears all interrupt mappings when
>>> the bus is removed. This also clears the associated page table entries
>>> of the ESB pages when using XIVE.
>>> For this purpose, we record the logical interrupt numbers of the
>>> mapped interrupt under the PHB structure and let pcibios_remove_bus()
>>> do the clean up.
>>> Since some PCI adapters, like GPUs, use the "interrupt-map" property
>>> to describe interrupt mappings other than the legacy INTx interrupts,
>>> we can not restrict the size of the mapping array to PCI_NUM_INTX. The
>>> number of interrupt mappings is computed from the "interrupt-map"
>>> property and the mapping array is allocated accordingly.
>>> Cc: "Oliver O'Halloran" <>
>>> Cc: Alexey Kardashevskiy <>
>>> Signed-off-by: Cédric Le Goater <>
>> Some syscall fuzzing will trigger this on POWER9 NV where the traces pointed to
>> this patch.
>> .config:
> OK. The patch is missing a NULL assignement after kfree() and that
> might be the issue.
> I did try PHB removal under PowerNV, so I would like to understand
> how we managed to remove twice the PCI bus and possibly reproduce.
> Any chance we could grab what the syscall fuzzer (syzkaller) did ?

How do you remove PHBs exactly? There is no such thing in the powernv
platform, I thought someone added this and you are fixing it but no.
PHBs on powernv are created at the boot time and there is no way to
remove them, you can only try removing all the bridges.

So what exactly are you doing?


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