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From: David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>
To: 'christophe leroy' <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>,
	Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>,
	"Tobin C . Harding" <me@tobin.cc>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	"Sergey Senozhatsky" <sergey.senozhatsky.work@gmail.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Michael Ellerman" <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	"linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org" <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>,
	Russell Currey <ruscur@russell.cc>,
	"Stephen Rothwell" <sfr@ozlabs.org>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>,
	"linux-arch@vger.kernel.org" <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-s390@vger.kernel.org" <linux-s390@vger.kernel.org>,
	Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] vsprintf: Do not break early boot with probing addresses
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 08:52:41 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <096d6c9c17b3484484d9d9d3f3aa3a7c@AcuMS.aculab.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <daf4dfd1-7f4f-8b92-6866-437c3a2be28b@c-s.fr>

From: christophe leroy
> Sent: 10 May 2019 18:35
> Le 10/05/2019 à 18:24, Steven Rostedt a écrit :
> > On Fri, 10 May 2019 10:42:13 +0200
> > Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com> wrote:
> >
> >>   static const char *check_pointer_msg(const void *ptr)
> >>   {
> >> -	char byte;
> >> -
> >>   	if (!ptr)
> >>   		return "(null)";
> >>
> >> -	if (probe_kernel_address(ptr, byte))
> >> +	if ((unsigned long)ptr < PAGE_SIZE || IS_ERR_VALUE(ptr))
> >>   		return "(efault)";

"efault" looks a bit like a spellling mistake for "default".

> > 	< PAGE_SIZE ?
> >
> > do you mean: < TASK_SIZE ?
> 
> I guess not.
> 
> Usually, < PAGE_SIZE means NULL pointer dereference (via the member of a
> struct)

Maybe the caller should pass in a short buffer so that you can return
"(err-%d)" or "(null+%#x)" ?

	David

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  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-13  8:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-09 12:19 Petr Mladek
2019-05-09 13:05 ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-05-09 13:13 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-09 14:06   ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-09 13:38 ` Michal Suchánek
2019-05-09 13:46   ` David Laight
2019-05-10 10:21     ` Michael Ellerman
2019-05-10  4:32 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
     [not found]   ` <CAHk-=wiP+hwSqEW0dM6AYNWUR7jXDkeueq69et6ahfUgV7hC3w@mail.gmail.com>
2019-05-10  5:07     ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-10  6:41       ` Michael Ellerman
2019-05-10  8:06       ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-10  8:16         ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-10  8:42           ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-10  8:51             ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-10 14:49             ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-10 16:24             ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-10 16:32               ` Martin Schwidefsky
2019-05-10 16:40                 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-10 16:45                   ` Martin Schwidefsky
2019-05-13 12:24                   ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-10 16:41               ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-05-10 17:35               ` christophe leroy
2019-05-13  8:52                 ` David Laight [this message]
2019-05-13  9:13                   ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-05-13 12:42                     ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-13 14:15                       ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-14  2:07                       ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-14  2:25                         ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-14  8:28                         ` David Laight
2019-05-14  9:02                           ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-05-14 18:37                             ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-14 19:13                               ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-05-14 19:35                                 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-05-15  7:23                                   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-05-15  7:53                                     ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-15  6:21                                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-05-15  7:35                               ` Petr Mladek
2019-05-15  9:00                                 ` David Laight

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