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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] ubsan: don't handle misaligned address when support unaligned access
On Thu, 7 Dec 2017 16:31:23 +0300 Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com> wrote:

> On 12/07/2017 03:49 AM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > (correcting Andrey's email address)
> >
> >
> > From: Ding Tianhong <dingtianhong@huawei.com>
> > Subject: lib/ubsan.c: don't handle misaligned address when kernel supports unaligned access
> >
> > ubsan reports a warning like:
> >
> > UBSAN: Undefined behaviour in ../include/linux/etherdevice.h:386:9
> > load of misaligned address ffffffc069ba0482 for type 'long unsigned int'
> > which requires 8 byte alignment
> > CPU: 0 PID: 901 Comm: sshd Not tainted 4.xx+ #1
> > Hardware name: linux,dummy-virt (DT)
> > Call trace:
> > [<ffffffc000093600>] dump_backtrace+0x0/0x348
> > [<ffffffc000093968>] show_stack+0x20/0x30
> > [<ffffffc001651664>] dump_stack+0x144/0x1b4
> > [<ffffffc0016519b0>] ubsan_epilogue+0x18/0x74
> > [<ffffffc001651bac>] __ubsan_handle_type_mismatch+0x1a0/0x25c
> > [<ffffffc00125d8a0>] dev_gro_receive+0x17d8/0x1830
> > [<ffffffc00125d928>] napi_gro_receive+0x30/0x158
> > [<ffffffc000f4f93c>] virtnet_receive+0xad4/0x1fa8
> >
> > The reason is that when enabling the CONFIG_UBSAN_ALIGNMENT, ubsan will
> > report the unaligned access even if the system supports it
> > (CONFIG_HAVE_EFFICIENT_UNALIGNED_ACCESS=y). This produces a lot of noise
> > in the log and causes confusion.
> >
>
> NACK. This doesn't make sense. If you don't want to see misaligned access reports
> you simply shouldn't enable CONFIG_UBSAN_ALIGNMENT.

So should UBSAN Kconfig disable CONFIG_UBSAN_ALIGNMENT when
CONFIG_HAVE_EFFICIENT_UNALIGNED_ACCESS=y?

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