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From: Kefeng Wang <wangkefeng.wang@huawei.com>
To: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Andrey Ryabinin <ryabinin.a.a@gmail.com>,
	Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@gmail.com>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <kasan-dev@googlegroups.com>,
	<linux-mm@kvack.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/3] vmalloc: Choose a better start address in vm_area_register_early()
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 10:39:04 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0de87be6-7041-c58b-a01f-3d6e3333c6f0@huawei.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210801152311.GB28489@arm.com>


On 2021/8/1 23:23, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 10:51:03AM +0800, Kefeng Wang wrote:
>> There are some fixed locations in the vmalloc area be reserved
>> in ARM(see iotable_init()) and ARM64(see map_kernel()), but for
>> pcpu_page_first_chunk(), it calls vm_area_register_early() and
>> choose VMALLOC_START as the start address of vmap area which
>> could be conflicted with above address, then could trigger a
>> BUG_ON in vm_area_add_early().
>>
>> Let's choose the end of existing address range in vmlist as the
>> start address instead of VMALLOC_START to avoid the BUG_ON.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Kefeng Wang <wangkefeng.wang@huawei.com>
>> ---
>>   mm/vmalloc.c | 8 +++++---
>>   1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/mm/vmalloc.c b/mm/vmalloc.c
>> index d5cd52805149..a98cf97f032f 100644
>> --- a/mm/vmalloc.c
>> +++ b/mm/vmalloc.c
>> @@ -2238,12 +2238,14 @@ void __init vm_area_add_early(struct vm_struct *vm)
>>    */
>>   void __init vm_area_register_early(struct vm_struct *vm, size_t align)
>>   {
>> -	static size_t vm_init_off __initdata;
>> +	unsigned long vm_start = VMALLOC_START;
>> +	struct vm_struct *tmp;
>>   	unsigned long addr;
>>   
>> -	addr = ALIGN(VMALLOC_START + vm_init_off, align);
>> -	vm_init_off = PFN_ALIGN(addr + vm->size) - VMALLOC_START;
>> +	for (tmp = vmlist; tmp; tmp = tmp->next)
>> +		vm_start = (unsigned long)tmp->addr + tmp->size;
>>   
>> +	addr = ALIGN(vm_start, align);
>>   	vm->addr = (void *)addr;
>>   
>>   	vm_area_add_early(vm);
> Is there a risk of breaking other architectures? It doesn't look like to
> me but I thought I'd ask.

Before this patch, vm_init_off is to record the offset from VMALLOC_START,

but it use VMALLOC_START as start address on the function 
vm_area_register_early()

called firstly,  this will cause the BUG_ON.

With this patch, the most important change is that we choose the start 
address via

dynamic calculate the 'start' address by traversing the list.

[wkf@localhost linux-next]$ git grep vm_area_register_early
arch/alpha/mm/init.c: vm_area_register_early(&console_remap_vm, PAGE_SIZE);
arch/x86/xen/p2m.c:     vm_area_register_early(&vm, PMD_SIZE * 
PMDS_PER_MID_PAGE);
mm/percpu.c:    vm_area_register_early(&vm, PAGE_SIZE);
[wkf@localhost linux-next]$ git grep vm_area_add_early
arch/arm/mm/ioremap.c:  vm_area_add_early(vm);
arch/arm64/mm/mmu.c:    vm_area_add_early(vma);

x86/alpha won't call vm_area_add_early(), only arm64 could call both vm_area_add_early()
and  vm_area_register_early() when this patchset is merged. so it won't break other architectures.

>
> Also, instead of always picking the end, could we search for a range
> that fits?
We only need a space in vmalloc range,  using end or a range in the 
middle is not different.
>

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-02  2:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-20  2:51 [PATCH v2 0/3] arm64: support page mapping percpu first chunk allocator Kefeng Wang
2021-07-20  2:51 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] vmalloc: Choose a better start address in vm_area_register_early() Kefeng Wang
2021-08-01 15:23   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-02  2:39     ` Kefeng Wang [this message]
2021-08-04 11:14       ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-05 12:46         ` Kefeng Wang
2021-07-20  2:51 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] arm64: Support page mapping percpu first chunk allocator Kefeng Wang
2021-08-01 15:53   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-02  2:47     ` Kefeng Wang
2021-07-20  2:51 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] kasan: arm64: Fix pcpu_page_first_chunk crash with KASAN_VMALLOC Kefeng Wang
2021-07-22 11:00   ` Marco Elver
2021-07-22 12:14     ` Kefeng Wang
2021-07-26  1:19 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] arm64: support page mapping percpu first chunk allocator Kefeng Wang

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