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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 0/5] arm64: kvm: reset hyp context for kexec
On 01/04/15 06:06, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
> Marc
>
> On 03/31/2015 04:31 PM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:04:44 +0100
>> AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi@linaro.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Takahiro,
>>
>>> Marc,
>>>
>>> On 03/30/2015 05:54 PM, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
>>>> On 03/30/2015 04:16 PM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, 30 Mar 2015 02:39:53 +0100
>>>>> AKASHI Takahiro <takahiro.akashi@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 03/28/2015 02:40 AM, Kyle McMartin wrote:
>>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 03:37:04PM +0000, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>>>>>>>>> [ 236.260863] Kernel panic - not syncing: HYP panic:
>>>>>>>>> [ 236.260863] PS:600003c9 PC:000003ffffff0830 ESR:0000000096000006
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It would be interesting if you could find out what you have at offset
>>>>>>>> 0x830 of hyp-init.o (the stack trace is for EL1, and is not going to
>>>>>>>> help much).
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Given the alignment, i'm going to assume i'm looking at the right thing:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 0000000000000820 <__kvm_hyp_reset>:
>>>>>>> 820: d51c2000 msr ttbr0_el2, x0
>>>>>>> 824: d5033fdf isb
>>>>>>> 828: d50c871f tlbi alle2
>>>>>>> 82c: d5033f9f dsb sy
>>>>>>> 830: 10000060 adr x0, 83c <__kvm_hyp_reset+0x1c>
>>>>>>> 834: b3403c01 bfxil x1, x0, #0, #16
>>>>>>> 838: d61f0020 br x1
>>>>>>> 83c: d53c1000 mrs x0, sctlr_el2
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> but it seems fairly implausible to be trapping on ADR x0, 1f...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've never seen this panic on fast model...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ESR shows that
>>>>>> - Exception class: Data abort taken without a change in Exception level
>>>>>> - Data fault status code: Translation fault at EL2
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and FAR seems not to be a proper address.
>>>>>
>>>>> ... which is consistent with what we're seeing here (data fault on
>>>>> something that doesn't generate a load/store). I'm pretty sure the
>>>>> page tables are screwed.
>>>>>
>>>>> Have you tested it with 64k pages?
>>>>
>>>> Hmm... It seems that I was able to reproduce the problem if 64k pages enabled.
>>>
>>> The entry address in trampoline code calc'ed by kvm_virt_to_trampoline(__kvm_hyp_reset)
>>> seems to be wrong due to improper page-alignment in hyp-init.S.
>>> The following patch fixed this problem, at least, in my environment(fast model).
>>> (I don't know why it's PAGE_SHIFT - 1, not PAGE_SHIFT.)
>>>
>>> >diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp-init.S b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp-init.S
>>> >index d212990..45b8d98 100644
>>> >--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp-init.S
>>> >+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/hyp-init.S
>>> >@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
>>> > .text
>>> > .pushsection .hyp.idmap.text, "ax"
>>> >
>>> >- .align 11
>>> >+ .align (PAGE_SHIFT - 1)
>>
>> I'm afraid this is wrong. This alignment is for the vectors (which have
>> to be aligned on a 2kB boundary, hence the ".align 11"), not for the
>> code. Aligning it on a 32kB boundary doesn't make any sense, and just
>> hides the bug.
>>
>> I bet that without this hack, the hyp-init code is spread across two
>> 64kB pages, and the kernel generates a bounce page for this code. By
>> changing the alignment, you just end up having the code to fit in a
>> single page, and no bounce page gets generated.
>
> There seem to be two scenarios that make things go wrong:
> 1) As you mentioned above, trampoline code is spread across page boundary
> even though the whole size is less than a page.
> 2) The whole trampoline code fits into a single page, but the physical start address
> of this region (that is, __hyp_idmap_text_start) is not page-aligned.
> In this case, pa of __kvm_hyp_reset should also be offset.
>
> Given any combinations of #1 and #2, __kvm_virt_to_trampoline() would get a bit complicated.
>
>> If I'm right above the above, it means that you're computing something
>> against the wrong base. Can you please verify this scenario?
>>
>> Now, the good news is that Ard is removing the bounce page from the KVM
>> code (for unrelated reasons), and this may just be the saving grace.
>
> Ard's patch will fix #1, but not #2. So I modified __kvm_virt_to_trampoline
> as followed and it seems to work well both on 4k-page kernel and 64k-page kernel
> (in addition to Ard's patch).
>
> But please note that Ard's patch already makes __hyp_idmap_text_start 4kb-aligned.
> So why not PAGE_SIZE-aligned as my previous patch does?

Well, there is a difference between wasting up to 4kB, and wasting up to
64kB. We align it on the smallest page size so we can be sure the code
always fits in a single page, but I don't really want to bloat the
kernel for no reason.

> >diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
> >index c191432..facfd6d 100644
> >--- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
> >+++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/kvm_mmu.h
> >@@ -308,7 +308,9 @@ void kvm_toggle_cache(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu, bool was_enabled);
> >
> > extern char __hyp_idmap_text_start[];
> > #define kvm_virt_to_trampoline(x) \
> >- (TRAMPOLINE_VA + ((x) - __hyp_idmap_text_start))
> >+ (TRAMPOLINE_VA \
> >+ + ((unsigned long)(x) \
> >+ - ((unsigned long)__hyp_idmap_text_start & PAGE_MASK)))
> >
> > #endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
> > #endif /* __ARM64_KVM_MMU_H__ */

This seems like the sensible thing to do.

>>> >
>>> > ENTRY(__kvm_hyp_init)
>>> > ventry __invalid // Synchronous EL2t
>>>
>>>
>>> After applying this patch, I got another problem with kexec-tools on 64k page kernel,
>>> but I've already modified kexec-tools.
>>
>> The idea that userspace behavior is dependent on the kernel page size
>> is deeply worrying...
>
> The logic is not directly related to a page size.
> Kexec-tools try to allocate several small chunks of memory in a
> fixed-size region of last part of main memory. Due to increased page
> size, the total size of chunks were overflowed.

OK.

M.
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