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SubjectRe: [PATCH stable 4.9] powerpc/lib: fix book3s/32 boot failure due to code patching
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Le 15/05/2019 à 15:08, Greg KH a écrit :
> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 02:35:36PM +0200, Christophe Leroy wrote:
>>
>>
>> Le 15/05/2019 à 10:29, Greg KH a écrit :
>>> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 06:40:47AM +0000, Christophe Leroy wrote:
>>>> [Backport of upstream commit b45ba4a51cde29b2939365ef0c07ad34c8321789]
>>>>
>>>> On powerpc32, patch_instruction() is called by apply_feature_fixups()
>>>> which is called from early_init()
>>>>
>>>> There is the following note in front of early_init():
>>>> * Note that the kernel may be running at an address which is different
>>>> * from the address that it was linked at, so we must use RELOC/PTRRELOC
>>>> * to access static data (including strings). -- paulus
>>>>
>>>> Therefore init_mem_is_free must be accessed with PTRRELOC()
>>>>
>>>> Fixes: 1c38a84d4586 ("powerpc: Avoid code patching freed init sections")
>>>> Link: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=203597
>>>> Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>> Can't apply the upstream commit as such due to several other unrelated stuff
>>>> like for instance STRICT_KERNEL_RWX which are missing.
>>>> So instead, using same approach as for commit 252eb55816a6f69ef9464cad303cdb3326cdc61d
>>>
>>> Now queued up, thanks.
>>>
>>
>> Should go to 4.4 as well since the commit it fixes is now queued for 4.4
>> ([PATCH 4.4 056/266] powerpc: Avoid code patching freed init sections)
>
> Ok, can someone send me a backport that actually applies there?
>

Done

Christophe

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