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SubjectRe: [PATCH] KVM: arm/arm64: add WARN_ON if size is not PAGE_SIZE aligned in unmap_stage2_range
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On 17/05/18 13:46, Jia He wrote:
> Hi Suzuki
>
> On 5/17/2018 4:17 PM, Suzuki K Poulose Wrote:
>>
>> Hi Jia,
>>
>> On 17/05/18 07:11, Jia He wrote:
>>> I ever met a panic under memory pressure tests(start 20 guests and run
>>> memhog in the host).
>>
>> Please avoid using "I" in the commit description and preferably stick to
>> an objective description.
>
> Thanks for the pointing
>
>>
>>>
>>> The root cause might be what I fixed at [1]. But from arm kvm points of
>>> view, it would be better we caught the exception earlier and clearer.
>>>
>>> If the size is not PAGE_SIZE aligned, unmap_stage2_range might unmap the
>>> wrong(more or less) page range. Hence it caused the "BUG: Bad page
>>> state"
>>
>> I don't see why we should ever panic with a "positive" size value. Anyways,
>> the unmap requests must be in units of pages. So this check might be useful.
>>
>>
>
> good question,
>
> After further digging, maybe we need to harden the break condition as below?
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> index 7f6a944..dac9b2e 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/arm/mmu.c
> @@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ static void unmap_stage2_ptes(struct kvm *kvm, pmd_t *pmd,
>
> put_page(virt_to_page(pte));
> }
> - } while (pte++, addr += PAGE_SIZE, addr != end);
> + } while (pte++, addr += PAGE_SIZE, addr < end);

I don't think this change is need as stage2_pgd_addr_end(addr, end) must return
the smaller of the next entry or end. Thus we can't miss "addr" == "end".

Suzuki

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