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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RISC-V: insn: Use a raw spinlock to protect TEXT_POKE*
On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 11:50 AM Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@dabbelt.com> wrote:
>
> From: Palmer Dabbelt <palmerdabbelt@google.com>
>
> We currently use text_mutex to protect the fixmap sections from
> concurrent callers. This is convienent for kprobes as the generic code
> already holds text_mutex, but ftrace doesn't which triggers a lockdep
> assertion. We could take text_mutex for ftrace, but the jump label
> implementation (which is currently taking text_mutex) isn't explicitly
> listed as being sleepable and it's called from enough places it seems
> safer to just avoid sleeping.
>
> arm64 and parisc, the other two TEXT_POKE-style patching
> implemnetations, already use raw spinlocks. abffa6f3b157 ("arm64:
> convert patch_lock to raw lock") lays out the case for a raw spinlock as
> opposed to a regular spinlock, and while I don't know of anyone using rt
> on RISC-V I'm sure it'll eventually show up and I don't see any reason
> to wait.
>
> Fixes: ebc00dde8a97 ("riscv: Add jump-label implementation")
> Reported-by: Changbin Du <changbin.du@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmerdabbelt@google.com>

Looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Anup Patel <anup@brainfault.org>

Regards,
Anup

> ---
> arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h | 3 +++
> arch/riscv/kernel/jump_label.c | 2 --
> arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c | 13 +++++++++----
> 3 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h b/arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h
> index 54cbf07fb4e9..d1c0a1f123cf 100644
> --- a/arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h
> +++ b/arch/riscv/include/asm/fixmap.h
> @@ -24,8 +24,11 @@ enum fixed_addresses {
> FIX_HOLE,
> FIX_PTE,
> FIX_PMD,
> +
> + /* Only used in kernel/insn.c */
> FIX_TEXT_POKE1,
> FIX_TEXT_POKE0,
> +
> FIX_EARLYCON_MEM_BASE,
>
> __end_of_permanent_fixed_addresses,
> diff --git a/arch/riscv/kernel/jump_label.c b/arch/riscv/kernel/jump_label.c
> index 20e09056d141..45bb32f91b5c 100644
> --- a/arch/riscv/kernel/jump_label.c
> +++ b/arch/riscv/kernel/jump_label.c
> @@ -35,9 +35,7 @@ void arch_jump_label_transform(struct jump_entry *entry,
> insn = RISCV_INSN_NOP;
> }
>
> - mutex_lock(&text_mutex);
> patch_text_nosync(addr, &insn, sizeof(insn));
> - mutex_unlock(&text_mutex);
> }
>
> void arch_jump_label_transform_static(struct jump_entry *entry,
> diff --git a/arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c b/arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c
> index 0b552873a577..dfa7ee8eb63f 100644
> --- a/arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c
> +++ b/arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c
> @@ -19,6 +19,8 @@ struct patch_insn {
> atomic_t cpu_count;
> };
>
> +static DEFINE_RAW_SPINLOCK(patch_lock);
> +
> #ifdef CONFIG_MMU
> /*
> * The fix_to_virt(, idx) needs a const value (not a dynamic variable of
> @@ -54,13 +56,14 @@ static int patch_insn_write(void *addr, const void *insn, size_t len)
> void *waddr = addr;
> bool across_pages = (((uintptr_t) addr & ~PAGE_MASK) + len) > PAGE_SIZE;
> int ret;
> + unsigned long flags = 0;
>
> /*
> - * Before reaching here, it was expected to lock the text_mutex
> - * already, so we don't need to give another lock here and could
> - * ensure that it was safe between each cores.
> + * FIX_TEXT_POKE{0,1} are only used for text patching, but we must
> + * ensure that concurrent callers do not re-map these before we're done
> + * with them.
> */
> - lockdep_assert_held(&text_mutex);
> + raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&patch_lock, flags);
>
> if (across_pages)
> patch_map(addr + len, FIX_TEXT_POKE1);
> @@ -74,6 +77,8 @@ static int patch_insn_write(void *addr, const void *insn, size_t len)
> if (across_pages)
> patch_unmap(FIX_TEXT_POKE1);
>
> + raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore(&patch_lock, flags);
> +
> return ret;
> }
> NOKPROBE_SYMBOL(patch_insn_write);
> --
> 2.31.1.498.g6c1eba8ee3d-goog
>
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