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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: PCI: Validate the node before setting node id for root bus
On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 10:49:57PM +0800, Baolin Wang wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 03:00:55PM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> > [+ Lorenzo]
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 06:33:24PM +0800, Baolin Wang wrote:
> > > If the BIOS disabled the NUMA configuration, but did not change the
> > > proximity domain description in the SRAT table, so the PCI root bus
> > > device may get a incorrect node id by acpi_get_node().
> >
> > How "incorrect" are we talking here? What actually goes wrong? At some
> > point, we have to trust what the firmware is telling us.
> What I mean is, if we disable the NUMA from BIOS

Please define what this means ie are you removing SRAT from ACPI static
tables ?

> but we did not change the PXM for the PCI devices,

If a _PXM maps to a proximity domain that is not described in the SRAT
your firmware is buggy.

> so the PCI devices can still get a numa node id from acpi_get_node().
> For example, we can still get the numa node id = 1 in this case from
> acpi_get_node(), but the numa_nodes_parsed is empty, which means the
> node id 1 is invalid. We should add a validation for the node id when
> setting the root bus node id.

The kernel is not a firmware validation test suite, so fix the firmware

Having said that, please provide a trace log of the issue this is
causing, if any.


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