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SubjectRe: [PATCH] of/fdt: Make sure no-map does not remove already reserved regions
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On 7/16/19 4:12 PM, Rob Herring wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 4:46 PM Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 7/2/19 10:08 PM, Nicolas Boichat wrote:
>>> If the device tree is incorrectly configured, and attempts to
>>> define a "no-map" reserved memory that overlaps with the kernel
>>> data/code, the kernel would crash quickly after boot, with no
>>> obvious clue about the nature of the issue.
>>>
>>> For example, this would happen if we have the kernel mapped at
>>> these addresses (from /proc/iomem):
>>> 40000000-41ffffff : System RAM
>>> 40080000-40dfffff : Kernel code
>>> 40e00000-411fffff : reserved
>>> 41200000-413e0fff : Kernel data
>>>
>>> And we declare a no-map shared-dma-pool region at a fixed address
>>> within that range:
>>> mem_reserved: mem_region {
>>> compatible = "shared-dma-pool";
>>> reg = <0 0x40000000 0 0x01A00000>;
>>> no-map;
>>> };
>>>
>>> To fix this, when removing memory regions at early boot (which is
>>> what "no-map" regions do), we need to make sure that the memory
>>> is not already reserved. If we do, __reserved_mem_reserve_reg
>>> will throw an error:
>>> [ 0.000000] OF: fdt: Reserved memory: failed to reserve memory
>>> for node 'mem_region': base 0x0000000040000000, size 26 MiB
>>> and the code that will try to use the region should also fail,
>>> later on.
>>>
>>> We do not do anything for non-"no-map" regions, as memblock
>>> explicitly allows reserved regions to overlap, and the commit
>>> that this fixes removed the check for that precise reason.
>>>
>>> Fixes: 094cb98179f19b7 ("of/fdt: memblock_reserve /memreserve/ regions in the case of partial overlap")
>>> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Boichat <drinkcat@chromium.org>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/of/fdt.c | 10 +++++++++-
>>> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/of/fdt.c b/drivers/of/fdt.c
>>> index cd17dc62a71980a..a1ded43fc332d0c 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/of/fdt.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/of/fdt.c
>>> @@ -1138,8 +1138,16 @@ int __init __weak early_init_dt_mark_hotplug_memory_arch(u64 base, u64 size)
>>> int __init __weak early_init_dt_reserve_memory_arch(phys_addr_t base,
>>> phys_addr_t size, bool nomap)
>>> {
>>> - if (nomap)
>>> + if (nomap) {
>>> + /*
>>> + * If the memory is already reserved (by another region), we
>>> + * should not allow it to be removed altogether.
>>> + */
>>> + if (memblock_is_region_reserved(base, size))
>>> + return -EBUSY;
>>> +
>>> return memblock_remove(base, size);
>>
>> While you are it, the nomap argument (introduced with
>> e8d9d1f5485b52ec3c4d7af839e6914438f6c285) predates the introduction of
>> memblock_is_nomap() (bf3d3cc580f9960883ebf9ea05868f336d9491c2), so
>> should just remove memblock_remove() and use memblock_mark_nomap()
>> instead here.
>
> Perhaps like this patch[1]? Though the reasoning is different and the
> commit message here is more thorough, so can I get a combined patch.

From a quick reading it does look like memblock_isolate_range(), as
called by memblock_setclr_flag() should be able to detect this region
was already reserved, though I have not tried it.

> However, I don't under how handling a misconfigured DT and aligned
> with EFI are the same patch. What's considered valid for EFI is not
> for DT regions?

That I don't know how to answer.
--
Florian

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