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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 7/7] riscv: Explicit comment about user virtual address space size
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On 4/3/20 11:53 AM, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Mar 2020 04:00:28 PDT (-0700), alex@ghiti.fr wrote:
>> Define precisely the size of the user accessible virtual space size
>> for sv32/39/48 mmu types and explain why the whole virtual address
>> space is split into 2 equal chunks between kernel and user space.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Alexandre Ghiti <alex@ghiti.fr>
>> ---
>>  arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h | 11 +++++++++--
>>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
>> b/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
>> index 06361db3f486..be117a0b4ea1 100644
>> --- a/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
>> +++ b/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
>> @@ -456,8 +456,15 @@ static inline int ptep_clear_flush_young(struct
>> vm_area_struct *vma,
>>  #define FIXADDR_START    (FIXADDR_TOP - FIXADDR_SIZE)
>>
>>  /*
>> - * Task size is 0x4000000000 for RV64 or 0x9fc00000 for RV32.
>> - * Note that PGDIR_SIZE must evenly divide TASK_SIZE.
>> + * Task size is:
>> + * -     0x9fc00000 (~2.5GB) for RV32.
>> + * -   0x4000000000 ( 256GB) for RV64 using SV39 mmu
>> + * - 0x800000000000 ( 128TB) for RV64 using SV48 mmu
>> + *
>> + * Note that PGDIR_SIZE must evenly divide TASK_SIZE since "RISC-V
>> + * Instruction Set Manual Volume II: Privileged Architecture" states
>> that
>> + * "load and store effective addresses, which are 64bits, must have bits
>> + * 63–48 all equal to bit 47, or else a page-fault exception will
>> occur."
>>   */
>>  #ifdef CONFIG_64BIT
>>  #define TASK_SIZE (PGDIR_SIZE * PTRS_PER_PGD / 2)
>
> Reviewed-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmerdabbelt@google.com>

Thanks,

Alex

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