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SubjectRe: next/master bisection: baseline.login on rk3288-rock2-square
On Fri, 5 Feb 2021 at 09:21, Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 4 Feb 2021 at 22:31, Guillaume Tucker
> <guillaume.tucker@collabora.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 04/02/2021 18:23, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 10:12 AM Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> On Thu, Feb 04, 2021 at 10:06:08AM -0800, 'Nick Desaulniers' via Clang Built Linux wrote:
> > >>> On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 8:02 AM Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Thu, 4 Feb 2021 at 16:53, Guillaume Tucker
> > >>>> <guillaume.tucker@collabora.com> wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> On 04/02/2021 15:42, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > >>>>>> On Thu, 4 Feb 2021 at 12:32, Guillaume Tucker
> > >>>>>> <guillaume.tucker@collabora.com> wrote:
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> Essentially:
> > >>>>>>>
> > >>>>>>> make -j18 ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnueabihf- LLVM=1 CC="ccache clang" zImage
> > >>>
> > >>> This command should link with BFD (and assemble with GAS; it's only
> > >>> using clang as the compiler.
> > >>
> > >> I think you missed the 'LLVM=1' before CC="ccache clang". That should
> > >> use all of the LLVM utilities minus the integrated assembler while
> > >> wrapping clang with ccache.
> > >
> > > You're right, I missed `LLVM=1`. Adding `LD=ld.bfd` I think should
> > > permit fallback to BFD.
> >
> > That was close, except we're cross-compiling with GCC for arm.
> > So I've now built a plain next-20210203 (without Ard's fix) using
> > this command line:
> >
> > make LD=arm-linux-gnueabihf-ld.bfd -j18 ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-gnueabihf- LLVM=1 CC="ccache clang" zImage
> >
> > I'm using a modified Docker image gtucker/kernelci-build-clang-11
> > with the very latest LLVM 11 and gcc-8-arm-linux-gnueabihf
> > packages added to be able to use the GNU linker. BTW I guess we
> > should enable this kind of hybrid build setup on kernelci.org as
> > well.
> >
> > Full build log + kernel binaries can be found here:
> >
> > https://storage.staging.kernelci.org/gtucker/next-20210203-ard-fix/v5.10-rc4-24722-g58b6c0e507b7-gtucker_single-staging-41/arm/multi_v7_defconfig/clang-11/
> >
> > And this booted fine, which confirms it's really down to how
> > ld.lld puts together the kernel image. Does it actually solve
> > the debate whether this is an issue to fix in the assembly code
> > or at link time?
> >
> > Full test job details for the record:
> >
> > https://lava.collabora.co.uk/scheduler/job/3176004
> >
>
>
> So the issue appears to be in the way the linker generates the
> _kernel_bss_size symbol, which obviously has an impact, given that the
> queued fix takes it into account in the cache_clean operation.
>
> On GNU ld, I see
>
> 479: 00065e14 0 NOTYPE GLOBAL DEFAULT ABS _kernel_bss_size
>
> whereas n LLVM ld.lld, I see
>
> 433: c1c86e98 0 NOTYPE GLOBAL DEFAULT ABS _kernel_bss_size
>
> and adding this value may cause the cache clean to operate on unmapped
> addresses, or cause the addition to wrap and not perform a cache clean
> at all.
>
> AFAICT, this also breaks the appended DTB case in LLVM, so this needs
> a separate fix in any case.

I pushed a combined branch of torvalds/master, rmk/fixes (still
containing my 9052/1 fix) and this patch to my for-kernelci branch

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ardb/linux.git/log/

Guillaume,

It seems there is no Clang-11 coverage there, right? Mind giving this
branch a spin? If this fixes the regressions, we can get these queued
up.

Thanks,
Ard.

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