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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 09/17] media/videbuf1|2: Mark follow_pfn usage as unsafe
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On 19/11/2020 15:41, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> The media model assumes that buffers are all preallocated, so that
> when a media pipeline is running we never miss a deadline because the
> buffers aren't allocated or available.
>
> This means we cannot fix the v4l follow_pfn usage through
> mmu_notifier, without breaking how this all works. The only real fix
> is to deprecate userptr support for VM_IO | VM_PFNMAP mappings and
> tell everyone to cut over to dma-buf memory sharing for zerocopy.
>
> userptr for normal memory will keep working as-is, this only affects
> the zerocopy userptr usage enabled in 50ac952d2263 ("[media]
> videobuf2-dma-sg: Support io userptr operations on io memory").
>
> Acked-by: Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org>

Acked-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>

Thanks!

Hans

> Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
> Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
> Cc: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>
> Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
> Cc: linux-samsung-soc@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-media@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: Pawel Osciak <pawel@osciak.com>
> Cc: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@samsung.com>
> Cc: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com>
> Cc: Tomasz Figa <tfiga@chromium.org>
> Cc: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
> Cc: Daniel Jordan <daniel.m.jordan@oracle.com>
> Cc: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> --
> v3:
> - Reference the commit that enabled the zerocopy userptr use case to
> make it abundandtly clear that this patch only affects that, and not
> normal memory userptr. The old commit message already explained that
> normal memory userptr is unaffected, but I guess that was not clear
> enough.
> ---
> drivers/media/common/videobuf2/frame_vector.c | 2 +-
> drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-contig.c | 2 +-
> 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/frame_vector.c b/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/frame_vector.c
> index a0e65481a201..1a82ec13ea00 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/frame_vector.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/common/videobuf2/frame_vector.c
> @@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ int get_vaddr_frames(unsigned long start, unsigned int nr_frames,
> break;
>
> while (ret < nr_frames && start + PAGE_SIZE <= vma->vm_end) {
> - err = follow_pfn(vma, start, &nums[ret]);
> + err = unsafe_follow_pfn(vma, start, &nums[ret]);
> if (err) {
> if (ret == 0)
> ret = err;
> diff --git a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-contig.c b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-contig.c
> index 52312ce2ba05..821c4a76ab96 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-contig.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/videobuf-dma-contig.c
> @@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ static int videobuf_dma_contig_user_get(struct videobuf_dma_contig_memory *mem,
> user_address = untagged_baddr;
>
> while (pages_done < (mem->size >> PAGE_SHIFT)) {
> - ret = follow_pfn(vma, user_address, &this_pfn);
> + ret = unsafe_follow_pfn(vma, user_address, &this_pfn);
> if (ret)
> break;
>
>

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