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Subject[RFC PATCH 7/7] riscv: Explicit comment about user virtual address space size
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Define precisely the size of the user accessible virtual space size
for sv32/39/48 mmu types and explain why the whole virtual address
space is split into 2 equal chunks between kernel and user space.

Signed-off-by: Alexandre Ghiti <alex@ghiti.fr>
---
arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h | 11 +++++++++--
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h b/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
index 06361db3f486..be117a0b4ea1 100644
--- a/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
+++ b/arch/riscv/include/asm/pgtable.h
@@ -456,8 +456,15 @@ static inline int ptep_clear_flush_young(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
#define FIXADDR_START (FIXADDR_TOP - FIXADDR_SIZE)

/*
- * Task size is 0x4000000000 for RV64 or 0x9fc00000 for RV32.
- * Note that PGDIR_SIZE must evenly divide TASK_SIZE.
+ * Task size is:
+ * - 0x9fc00000 (~2.5GB) for RV32.
+ * - 0x4000000000 ( 256GB) for RV64 using SV39 mmu
+ * - 0x800000000000 ( 128TB) for RV64 using SV48 mmu
+ *
+ * Note that PGDIR_SIZE must evenly divide TASK_SIZE since "RISC-V
+ * Instruction Set Manual Volume II: Privileged Architecture" states that
+ * "load and store effective addresses, which are 64bits, must have bits
+ * 63–48 all equal to bit 47, or else a page-fault exception will occur."
*/
#ifdef CONFIG_64BIT
#define TASK_SIZE (PGDIR_SIZE * PTRS_PER_PGD / 2)
--
2.20.1
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