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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v1 1/3] arm64/ras: support sea error recovery
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Hi Julien,

On 2017/9/1 23:51, Julien Thierry wrote:
> Hi Xie,
>
> On 01/09/17 11:31, Xie XiuQi wrote:
>> With ARM v8.2 RAS Extension, SEA are usually triggered when memory errors
>> are consumed. In some cases, if the error address is in a clean page or a
>> read-only page, there is a chance to recover. Such as error occurs in a
>> instruction page, we can reread this page from disk instead of killing process.
>>
>> Because memory_failure() may sleep, we can not call it directly in SEA exception
>> context. So we saved faulting physical address associated with a process in the
>> ghes handler and set __TIF_SEA_NOTIFY. When we return from SEA exception context
>> and get into do_notify_resume() before the process running, we could check it
>> and call memory_failure() to do recovery. It's safe, because we are in process
>> context.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Xie XiuQi <xiexiuqi@huawei.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Wang Xiongfeng <wangxiongfeng2@huawei.com>

...

>> +
>> +void arm_proc_error_check(struct ghes *ghes, struct cper_sec_proc_arm *err)
>> +{
>> + int i, ret = -1;
>> + struct cper_arm_err_info *err_info;
>> +
>> + if ((ghes->generic->notify.type != ACPI_HEST_NOTIFY_SEA) ||
>> + (ghes->estatus->error_severity != CPER_SEV_RECOVERABLE))
>> + return;
>> +
>> + err_info = (struct cper_arm_err_info *)(err + 1);
>> + for (i = 0; i < err->err_info_num; i++, err_info++) {
>> + if (err_info->validation_bits & CPER_ARM_INFO_VALID_PHYSICAL_ADDR) {
>> + ret |= sea_save_info(err_info->physical_fault_addr);
>> + }
>> + }
>> +
>> + if (!ret)
>
> If ret is initialized to -1, this is never true since you only OR bits in ret.
>
> Should the body of the loop be:
> ret &= sea_save_info(err_info->physical_fault_addr);
>
> so as long as you as you manage to store 1 sea_info you set the thread flag?
>
> But if that's the case a boolean might make more sense:
>
> bool info_saved = false;
> [...]
> info_saved |= !sea_save_info(err_info->physical_fault_addr);
> [...]
> if (info_saved)
> [...]
>

You are right, I'll fix this issue, thanks.

>
>> + set_thread_flag(TIF_SEA_NOTIFY);
>> +}
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/signal.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/signal.c
>> index 089c3747..71e314e 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/signal.c
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/signal.c
>> @@ -38,6 +38,7 @@
>> #include <asm/fpsimd.h>
>> #include <asm/signal32.h>
>> #include <asm/vdso.h>
>> +#include <asm/ras.h>
>> /*
>> * Do a signal return; undo the signal stack. These are aligned to 128-bit.
>> @@ -749,6 +750,13 @@ asmlinkage void do_notify_resume(struct pt_regs *regs,
>> * Update the trace code with the current status.
>> */
>> trace_hardirqs_off();
>> +
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_ARM64_ERR_RECOV
>> + /* notify userspace of pending SEAs */
>> + if (thread_flags & _TIF_SEA_NOTIFY)
>> + sea_notify_process();
>> +#endif /* CONFIG_ARM64_ERR_RECOV */
>> +
>> do {
>> if (thread_flags & _TIF_NEED_RESCHED) {
>> schedule();
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/mm/fault.c b/arch/arm64/mm/fault.c
>> index 1f22a41..b38476d 100644
>> --- a/arch/arm64/mm/fault.c
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/mm/fault.c
>> @@ -594,14 +594,25 @@ static int do_sea(unsigned long addr, unsigned int esr, struct pt_regs *regs)
>> nmi_exit();
>> }
>> - info.si_signo = SIGBUS;
>> - info.si_errno = 0;
>> - info.si_code = 0;
>> - if (esr & ESR_ELx_FnV)
>> - info.si_addr = NULL;
>> - else
>> - info.si_addr = (void __user *)addr;
>> - arm64_notify_die("", regs, &info, esr);
>> + if (user_mode(regs)) {
>> + if (test_thread_flag(TIF_SEA_NOTIFY))
>> + return ret;
>> +
>> + info.si_signo = SIGBUS;
>> + info.si_errno = 0;
>> + info.si_code = 0;
>> + if (esr & ESR_ELx_FnV)
>> + info.si_addr = NULL;
>> + else
>> + info.si_addr = (void __user *)addr;
>> +
>> + current->thread.fault_address = 0;
>> + current->thread.fault_code = esr;
>> + force_sig_info(info.si_signo, &info, current);
>> + } else {
>> + die("Uncorrected hardware memory error in kernel-access\n",
>> + regs, esr);
>> + }
>> return ret;
>> }
>> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> index d661d45..fa9400d 100644
>> --- a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> +++ b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
>> @@ -52,6 +52,7 @@
>> #include <acpi/ghes.h>
>> #include <acpi/apei.h>
>> #include <asm/tlbflush.h>
>> +#include <asm/ras.h>
>> #include <ras/ras_event.h>
>> #include "apei-internal.h"
>> @@ -520,6 +521,7 @@ static void ghes_do_proc(struct ghes *ghes,
>> else if (guid_equal(sec_type, &CPER_SEC_PROC_ARM)) {
>> struct cper_sec_proc_arm *err = acpi_hest_get_payload(gdata);
>> + arm_proc_error_check(ghes, err);
>
> If I understand the Makefile change correctly, arm_proc_error_check is compiled only when CONFIG_ARM64_ERR_RECOV, don't you get a linker error here if this config is not selected?
>

Yes, it's a problem if CONFIG_ARM64_ERR_RECOV is not selected.
I'll fix it in next version.

> Otherwise patch looks fine.
>

Thanks for your comments.

> Cheers,
>

--
Thanks,
Xie XiuQi

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