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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2 2/5] x86/boot/compressed/64: Find a place for 32-bit trampoline

* Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill@shutemov.name> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 06:42:14PM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > If a bootloader enables 64-bit mode with 4-level paging, we might need to
> > switch over to 5-level paging. The switching requires the disabling of
> > paging, which works fine if kernel itself is loaded below 4G.
> >
> > But if the bootloader puts the kernel above 4G (not sure if anybody does
> > this), we would lose control as soon as paging is disabled, because the
> > code becomes unreachable to the CPU.
> >
> > To handle the situation, we need a trampoline in lower memory that would
> > take care of switching on 5-level paging.
> >
> > This patch finds a spot in low memory for a trampoline.
> >
> > The heuristic is based on code in reserve_bios_regions().
> >
> > We find the end of low memory based on BIOS and EBDA start addresses.
> > The trampoline is put just before end of low memory. It's mimic approach
> > taken to allocate memory for realtime trampoline.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
> > Tested-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
> > ---
> > arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c | 4 ++++
> > arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable.h | 11 +++++++++++
> > arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 3 files changed, 49 insertions(+)
> > create mode 100644 arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable.h
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> > index b50c42455e25..e58409667b13 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> > @@ -14,6 +14,7 @@
> >
> > #include "misc.h"
> > #include "error.h"
> > +#include "pgtable.h"
> > #include "../string.h"
> > #include "../voffset.h"
> >
> > @@ -372,6 +373,9 @@ asmlinkage __visible void *extract_kernel(void *rmode, memptr heap,
> > debug_putaddr(output_len);
> > debug_putaddr(kernel_total_size);
> >
> > + /* Report address of 32-bit trampoline */
> > + debug_putaddr(trampoline_32bit);
> > +
> > /*
> > * The memory hole needed for the kernel is the larger of either
> > * the entire decompressed kernel plus relocation table, or the
>
> 0-day found problem with the patch on 32-bit config.
>
> Here's fixup:
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> index e58409667b13..8e4b55dd5df9 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
> @@ -373,8 +373,10 @@ asmlinkage __visible void *extract_kernel(void *rmode, memptr heap,
> debug_putaddr(output_len);
> debug_putaddr(kernel_total_size);
>
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
> /* Report address of 32-bit trampoline */
> debug_putaddr(trampoline_32bit);
> +#endif

The prototype of trampoline_32bit should be in an #ifdef as well, as the variable
only exists on 64-bit kernels.

Thanks,

Ingo

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