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    Subject[PATCH 2/3] e1000e: Useset_memory_ro()/set_memory_rw() to protect flash memory
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    From: Bruce Allan <bruce.w.allan@intel.com>

    A number of users have reported NVM corruption on various ICHx platform
    LOMs. One possible reasons for this could be unexpected and/or malicious
    writes to the flash memory area mapped into kernel memory. Once the
    interface is up, there should be very few reads/writes of the mapped flash
    memory. This patch makes use of the x86 set_memory_*() functions to set
    the mapped memory read-only and temporarily set it writable only when the
    driver needs to write to it. With the memory set read-only, any unexpected
    write will be logged with a stack dump indicating the offending code.

    Since these LOMs are only on x86 ICHx platforms, it does not matter that
    this API is not yet available on other architectures, however it is
    dependent on a previous patch that exports these function name symbols.

    Signed-off-by: Bruce Allan <bruce.w.allan@intel.com>
    Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
    ---

    drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h | 1 +
    drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h | 1 +
    drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c | 16 ++++++++++++++++
    drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c | 11 +++++++----
    4 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h b/drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h
    index ac4e506..2786754 100644
    --- a/drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h
    +++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h
    @@ -36,6 +36,7 @@
    #include <linux/workqueue.h>
    #include <linux/io.h>
    #include <linux/netdevice.h>
    +#include <asm/cacheflush.h>

    #include "hw.h"

    diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h b/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
    index 74f263a..dd25009 100644
    --- a/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
    +++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/hw.h
    @@ -863,6 +863,7 @@ struct e1000_hw {

    u8 __iomem *hw_addr;
    u8 __iomem *flash_address;
    + resource_size_t flash_len;

    struct e1000_mac_info mac;
    struct e1000_fc_info fc;
    diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c b/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
    index 9e38452..f47c60e 100644
    --- a/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
    +++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/ich8lan.c
    @@ -176,12 +176,28 @@ static inline u32 __er32flash(struct e1000_hw *hw, unsigned long reg)

    static inline void __ew16flash(struct e1000_hw *hw, unsigned long reg, u16 val)
    {
    +#ifdef _ASM_X86_CACHEFLUSH_H
    + set_memory_rw((unsigned long)hw->flash_address,
    + hw->flash_len >> PAGE_SHIFT);
    +#endif
    writew(val, hw->flash_address + reg);
    +#ifdef _ASM_X86_CACHEFLUSH_H
    + set_memory_ro((unsigned long)hw->flash_address,
    + hw->flash_len >> PAGE_SHIFT);
    +#endif
    }

    static inline void __ew32flash(struct e1000_hw *hw, unsigned long reg, u32 val)
    {
    +#ifdef _ASM_X86_CACHEFLUSH_H
    + set_memory_rw((unsigned long)hw->flash_address,
    + hw->flash_len >> PAGE_SHIFT);
    +#endif
    writel(val, hw->flash_address + reg);
    +#ifdef _ASM_X86_CACHEFLUSH_H
    + set_memory_ro((unsigned long)hw->flash_address,
    + hw->flash_len >> PAGE_SHIFT);
    +#endif
    }

    #define er16flash(reg) __er16flash(hw, (reg))
    diff --git a/drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c b/drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c
    index d266510..0e51841 100644
    --- a/drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c
    +++ b/drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c
    @@ -4364,7 +4364,6 @@ static int __devinit e1000_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev,
    struct e1000_hw *hw;
    const struct e1000_info *ei = e1000_info_tbl[ent->driver_data];
    resource_size_t mmio_start, mmio_len;
    - resource_size_t flash_start, flash_len;

    static int cards_found;
    int i, err, pci_using_dac;
    @@ -4434,11 +4433,15 @@ static int __devinit e1000_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev,

    if ((adapter->flags & FLAG_HAS_FLASH) &&
    (pci_resource_flags(pdev, 1) & IORESOURCE_MEM)) {
    - flash_start = pci_resource_start(pdev, 1);
    - flash_len = pci_resource_len(pdev, 1);
    - adapter->hw.flash_address = ioremap(flash_start, flash_len);
    + adapter->hw.flash_len = pci_resource_len(pdev, 1);
    + adapter->hw.flash_address = ioremap(pci_resource_start(pdev, 1),
    + adapter->hw.flash_len);
    if (!adapter->hw.flash_address)
    goto err_flashmap;
    +#ifdef _ASM_X86_CACHEFLUSH_H
    + set_memory_ro((unsigned long)adapter->hw.flash_address,
    + adapter->hw.flash_len >> PAGE_SHIFT);
    +#endif
    }

    /* construct the net_device struct */


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