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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf/x86/intel/uncore: Fix oops when counting IMC uncore events on some TGL

On 5/27/2020 8:59 AM, David Laight wrote:
> From:
>> Sent: 27 May 2020 13:31
>> From: Kan Liang <>
>> When counting IMC uncore events on some TGL machines, an oops will be
>> triggered.
>> [ 393.101262] BUG: unable to handle page fault for address:
>> ffffb45200e15858
>> [ 393.101269] #PF: supervisor read access in kernel mode
>> [ 393.101271] #PF: error_code(0x0000) - not-present page
>> Current perf uncore driver still use the IMC MAP SIZE inherited from
>> SNB, which is 0x6000.
>> However, the offset of IMC uncore counters for some TGL machines is
>> larger than 0x6000, e.g. 0xd8a0.
>> Enlarge the IMC MAP SIZE for TGL to 0xe000.
> Replacing one 'random' constant with a different one
> doesn't seem like a proper fix.
> Surely the actual bounds of the 'memory' area are properly
> defined somewhere.
> Or at least should come from a table.
> You also need to verify that the offsets are within the mapped area.
> An unexpected offset shouldn't try to access an invalid address.

Thanks for the review.

I agree that we should add a check before mapping the area to prevent
the issue happens again.

I think the check should be a generic check for all platforms which try
to map an area, not just for TGL. I will submit a separate patch for the


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