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SubjectRe: 2.6.19-rc6-mm2
Avi Kivity wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 19:24:45 -0500
>> Thomas Tuttle <thinkinginbinary@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I've found a couple of bugs so far...
>>>
>>> 1. I did `modprobe kvm' and then tried running a version of the KVM
>>> Qemu
>>> compiled for a different kernel. My mistake. But I got an oops:
>>>
>>> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual
>>> address 00000008
>>> Code: 14 0f 87 77 02 00 00 8b 0c b5 00 15 20 f9 85 c9 0f 84 68 02 00
>>> 00 89 ea 89 f8 ff d1 85 c0 0f 84 4c 02 00 00 89 f8 e8 31 e9 ff ff
>>> <65> a1 08 00 00 00 8b 40 04 8b 40 08 a8 04 0f 85 ae 02 00 00 e8
>>> EIP: [<f91f9c3f>] kvm_vmx_return+0xef/0x4d0 [kvm] SS:ESP 0068:e5a4fd54
>>>
>>>
>
> 65 a1 08 00 00 00 mov %gs:0x8,%eax
>
> kvm isn't restoring gs properly.
>
> I'll look into it.

This comes from the pda patches.

Does the attached patch fix it?


--
error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

diff -X /home/avi/kvm/linux-2.6/Documentation/dontdiff --exclude=Makefile -ru /home/avi/kvm/linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/kvm_main.c /home/avi/kvm-release/kernel/kvm_main.c
--- linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/kvm_main.c 2006-12-03 10:43:09.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/kvm_main.c 2006-12-03 10:42:36.000000000 +0200
@@ -90,6 +90,9 @@
typedef unsigned long ul;
unsigned long v;

+ if (selector == 0)
+ return 0;
+
asm ("sgdt %0" : "=m"(gdt));
table_base = gdt.base;

diff -X /home/avi/kvm/linux-2.6/Documentation/dontdiff --exclude=Makefile -ru /home/avi/kvm/linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/vmx.c /home/avi/kvm-release/kernel/vmx.c
--- linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/vmx.c 2006-12-03 10:43:09.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/kvm/vmx.c 2006-12-03 10:41:44.000000000 +0200
@@ -1702,6 +1702,9 @@
#ifdef __x86_64__
vmcs_writel(HOST_FS_BASE, read_msr(MSR_FS_BASE));
vmcs_writel(HOST_GS_BASE, read_msr(MSR_GS_BASE));
+#else
+ vmcs_writel(HOST_FS_BASE, segment_base(fs_sel));
+ vmcs_writel(HOST_GS_BASE, segment_base(gs_sel));
#endif

if (vcpu->irq_summary &&
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