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From: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>
To: Finn Thain <fthain@linux-m68k.org>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Nick Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Stan Johnson <userm57@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 31/41] powerpc/32: Dismantle EXC_XFER_STD/LITE/TEMPLATE
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:40:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210731184059.Horde.Yln_bjDrKlAdWFSSbeXUSQ1@messagerie.c-s.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <666e3ab4-372-27c2-4621-7cc3933756dd@linux-m68k.org>

Finn Thain <fthain@linux-m68k.org> a écrit :

> Hi Christophe,

> We found that reducing memory with the kernel parameter 'mem=464M' would
> prevent the crash.
>
> Below are Stan's notes from the 'git bisect' run. They include an
> additional failure mode that might be of interest. We've also observed
> "Kernel attempted to write user page (c6207c) - exploit attempt?" and
> "kernel BUG at arch/powerpc/kernel/interrupt.c:49!".
>

Interesting.  Can you provide detailed log of thoose two BUGs ?

Thanks
Christophe




>
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2021, Stanley J. Johnson wrote:
>
>> Here are the git bisect results (I saved the kernels and dmesg outputs
>> in case they're needed later, though it's easy enough to re-create the
>> results).
>>
>> We'll have up to two boots (only one if the first boot fails) for each
>> kernel on WS-1 with the default memory setting of 512M.
>>
>> 1) 5.12.0-pmac-08447-g85f3f17b5db (good)
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>>
>> 2) 5.12.0-pmac-12750-g23243c1ace9 (bad)
>> (Crash and burn. I was tempted to mark this one "skip", since the errors
>> are different, though we've seen them in earlier tests. So there could
>> be multiple regressions. But let's keep chasing this one. I can re-run
>> the bisect later and skip some failures if necessary.)
>> -> fails: "Unable to contact settings server" after wdm login; dmesg errors:
>> ...
>> [  127.169294] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch (NULL  
>> pointer?)
>> [  127.169397] Faulting instruction address: 0x00000000
>> [  127.169635] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#2]
>> [  127.169661] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  127.169696] Modules linked in:
>> [  127.169736] CPU: 0 PID: 1877 Comm: gdbus Tainted: G      D  
>> 5.12.0-pmac-12750-g23243c1ace9 #9
>> [  127.169776] NIP:  00000000 LR: 00000000 CTR: 00000000
>> ...
>>
>> 3) 5.12.0-rc7-pmac-02335-gaeacb52a8de (good)
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>>
>> 4) 5.12.0-pmac-11585-g95275402f66 (bad)
>> -> fails: dmesg errs, wdm login fails with "Unable to contact settings
>> server..."
>> ...
>> [   58.290883] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch
>> [   58.291009] Faulting instruction address: 0x7cc903a4
>> [   58.291240] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
>> [   58.291268] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [   58.291305] Modules linked in:
>> [   58.291349] CPU: 0 PID: 1750 Comm: Xorg Not tainted  
>> 5.12.0-pmac-11585-g95275402f66 #11
>> [   58.291391] NIP:  7cc903a4 LR: 7cc903a6 CTR: c0127eb8
>> [   58.291417] REGS: e2da1e70 TRAP: 0400   Not tainted  
>> (5.12.0-pmac-11585-g95275402f66)
>> [   58.291450] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 28008228  XER: 20000000
>> ...
>>
>> 5) 5.12.0-pmac-11068-g9d31d233895 (good)
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>>
>> 6) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00258-ga9d2f9bb225 (bad)
>> -> fails: wdm dies at login, screen hangs, dmesg errs that I haven't
>> seen before:
>> ...
>> [   59.988732] InputThread[1751]: bad frame in sys_rt_sigreturn:  
>> 51a79ab6 nip 001023c8 lr 001023c0
>> [   62.079043] InputThread[1760]: bad frame in sys_rt_sigreturn:  
>> a98be235 nip 001023c8 lr 001023c0
>> [   64.348063] InputThread[1776]: bad frame in sys_rt_sigreturn:  
>> a46b945e nip 001023c8 lr 001023c0
>> [   66.413980] InputThread[1785]: bad frame in sys_rt_sigreturn:  
>> a98be235 nip 001023c8 lr 001023c0
>> [   68.486768] InputThread[1794]: bad frame in sys_rt_sigreturn:  
>> 677e693b nip 001023c8 lr 001023c0
>>
>> 7) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00129-g036fc2cb1dc (bad)
>> -> fails: dmesg errs, wdm hangs (wdm did not crash, screen seems hung)
>> ...
>> [  101.136941] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch
>> [  101.137059] Faulting instruction address: 0xfea31f74
>> [  101.137296] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
>> [  101.137323] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  101.137358] Modules linked in:
>> [  101.137401] CPU: 0 PID: 1882 Comm: xfce4-session Not tainted  
>> 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00129-g036fc2cb1dc #14
>> [  101.137443] NIP:  fea31f74 LR: fea31f74 CTR: c00cfef4
>> [  101.137470] REGS: e2e21e70 TRAP: 0400   Not tainted  
>> (5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00129-g036fc2cb1dc)
>> [  101.137502] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 220084e8  XER: 00000000
>> ...
>>
>> 8) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00064-g719e7e212c7 (good)
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>>
>> 9) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00096-ga2308836880 (bad)
>> -> fails: dmesg errs, wdm hangs while validating login
>> ...
>> [  104.559951] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch
>> [  104.560086] Faulting instruction address: 0xfe988ba4
>> [  104.560307] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
>> [  104.560337] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  104.560371] Modules linked in:
>> [  104.560415] CPU: 0 PID: 1834 Comm: xfce4-session Not tainted  
>> 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00096-ga2308836880 #16
>> [  104.560457] NIP:  fe988ba4 LR: fe988ba4 CTR: c00cfee8
>> [  104.560484] REGS: e2d9de70 TRAP: 0400   Not tainted  
>> (5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00096-ga2308836880)
>> [  104.560517] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 220484e8  XER: 00000000
>> ...
>> [  114.371853] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch
>> [  114.371998] Faulting instruction address: 0x3e62a270
>> [  114.372270] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#2]
>> [  114.372298] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  114.372334] Modules linked in:
>> [  114.372382] CPU: 0 PID: 1858 Comm: xfwm4 Tainted: G      D  
>> 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00096-ga2308836880 #16
>> [  114.372425] NIP:  3e62a270 LR: 3e62a271 CTR: c065eebc
>> [  114.372452] REGS: e2dede70 TRAP: 0400   Tainted: G      D  
>> (5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00096-ga2308836880)
>> [  114.372486] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 22002284  XER: 00000000
>> ...
>>
>> 10) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00080-g7a7d744ffe8 (bad)
>> -> fails: dmesg errs, "Unable to contact settings server..."
>> ...
>> [  170.622408] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch
>> [  170.622546] Faulting instruction address: 0xfe9255d4
>> [  170.622777] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
>> [  170.622806] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  170.622841] Modules linked in:
>> [  170.622885] CPU: 0 PID: 1863 Comm: xfce4-session Not tainted  
>> 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00080-g7a7d744ffe8 #17
>> [  170.622927] NIP:  fe9255d4 LR: fe9255d4 CTR: c00cfee8
>> [  170.622954] REGS: e2da1e70 TRAP: 0400   Not tainted  
>> (5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00080-g7a7d744ffe8)
>> [  170.622987] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 220484e8  XER: 00000000
>> ...
>> [  172.611235] BUG: Unable to handle kernel instruction fetch (NULL  
>> pointer?)
>> [  172.611364] Faulting instruction address: 0x00000000
>> [  172.611662] Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#2]
>> [  172.611690] BE PAGE_SIZE=4K MMU=Hash SMP NR_CPUS=2 PowerMac
>> [  172.611725] Modules linked in:
>> [  172.611773] CPU: 0 PID: 1871 Comm: gmain Tainted: G      D  
>> 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00080-g7a7d744ffe8 #17
>> [  172.611814] NIP:  00000000 LR: 00000000 CTR: 00000000
>> [  172.611840] REGS: e2db9e70 TRAP: 0400   Tainted: G      D  
>> (5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00080-g7a7d744ffe8)
>> [  172.611874] MSR:  40001030 <ME,IR,DR>  CR: 28008468  XER: 00000000
>> ...
>>
>> 11) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00072-ga2b3e09ae41 (bad)
>> -> fails: kernel panic, I'd have to capture the output via a serial console
>>
>> 12) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00068-gacc142b6230 (bad)
>> -> fails: kernel panic
>>
>> 13) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00066-g8f6ff5bd9b7 (good)
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>> -> works: no dmesg errs, X works
>>
>> 14) 5.12.0-rc3-pmac-00067-g4c0104a83fc (bad)
>> -> fails: kernel panic
>>
>> The git bisect thinks this is the bad commit, but I'm not sure it means
>> anything at all:
>>
>> -----
>>
>> 4c0104a83fc3990a76a01a2f4e504251fa9814c4 is the first bad commit



  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-31 16:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-12 12:50 [PATCH v3 00/41] powerpc/32: Switch to interrupt entry/exit in C Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 01/41] powerpc/traps: Declare unrecoverable_exception() as __noreturn Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 02/41] powerpc/40x: Don't use SPRN_SPRG_SCRATCH0/1 in TLB miss handlers Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 03/41] powerpc/40x: Change CRITICAL_EXCEPTION_PROLOG macro to a gas macro Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 04/41] powerpc/40x: Save SRR0/SRR1 and r10/r11 earlier in critical exception Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 05/41] powerpc/40x: Reorder a few instructions in critical exception prolog Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 06/41] powerpc/40x: Prepare for enabling MMU " Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 07/41] powerpc/40x: Prepare normal exception handler for enabling MMU early Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 08/41] powerpc/32: Reconcile interrupts in C Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 09/41] powerpc/32: Entry cpu time accounting " Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 10/41] powerpc/32: Handle bookE debugging in C in exception entry Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 11/41] powerpc/32: Use fast instruction to set MSR RI in exception prolog on 8xx Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 12/41] powerpc/32: Remove ksp_limit Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 13/41] powerpc/32: Always enable data translation in exception prolog Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 14/41] powerpc/32: Tag DAR in EXCEPTION_PROLOG_2 for the 8xx Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 15/41] powerpc/32: Enable instruction translation at the same time as data translation Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 16/41] powerpc/32: Statically initialise first emergency context Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 17/41] powerpc/32: Add vmap_stack_overflow label inside the macro Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 18/41] powerpc/32: Use START_EXCEPTION() as much as possible Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 19/41] powerpc/32: Move exception prolog code into .text once MMU is back on Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 20/41] powerpc/32: Provide a name to exception prolog continuation in virtual mode Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 21/41] powerpc/32: Refactor booke critical registers saving Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 22/41] powerpc/32: Perform normal function call in exception entry Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 23/41] powerpc/32: Always save non volatile registers on " Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 24/41] powerpc/32: Replace ASM exception exit by C exception exit from ppc64 Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 25/41] powerpc/32: Don't save thread.regs on interrupt entry Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 26/41] powerpc/32: Set regs parameter in r3 in transfer_to_handler Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 27/41] powerpc/32: Call bad_page_fault() from do_page_fault() Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 28/41] powerpc/32: Save trap number on stack in exception prolog Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 29/41] powerpc/32: Add a prepare_transfer_to_handler macro for exception prologs Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 30/41] powerpc/32: Only restore non volatile registers when required Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 31/41] powerpc/32: Dismantle EXC_XFER_STD/LITE/TEMPLATE Christophe Leroy
2021-07-31 10:12   ` Finn Thain
2021-07-31 15:39     ` Christophe Leroy
2021-08-01  1:21       ` Finn Thain
     [not found]         ` <34e52975-4ab9-4eb4-3501-02376e38a27c@yahoo.com>
2021-08-01 23:48           ` Finn Thain
2021-08-02 15:19         ` LEROY Christophe
2021-08-03  0:43           ` Finn Thain
     [not found]           ` <62d36dbb-4b39-f5bd-7962-4dcfbea729b3@linux-m68k.org>
     [not found]             ` <683c8156-97b0-5ba7-ce31-2e8613089836@yahoo.com>
2021-08-04  4:57               ` Finn Thain
2021-07-31 16:40     ` Christophe Leroy [this message]
2021-08-01  1:39       ` Finn Thain
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 32/41] powerpc/32: Remove the xfer parameter in EXCEPTION() macro Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 33/41] powerpc/32: Refactor saving of volatile registers in exception prologs Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 34/41] powerpc/32: Save remaining registers in exception prolog Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 35/41] powerpc/32: Return directly from power_save_ppc32_restore() Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 36/41] powerpc/32: Only use prepare_transfer_to_handler function on book3s/32 and e500 Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 37/41] powerpc/32s: Move KUEP locking/unlocking in C Christophe Leroy
2021-03-27 17:24   ` Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 38/41] powerpc/64s: Make kuap_check_amr() and kuap_get_and_check_amr() generic Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 39/41] powerpc/32s: Create C version of kuap save/restore/check helpers Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 40/41] powerpc/8xx: " Christophe Leroy
2021-03-12 12:50 ` [PATCH v3 41/41] powerpc/32: Manage KUAP in C Christophe Leroy
2021-03-31  1:09 ` [PATCH v3 00/41] powerpc/32: Switch to interrupt entry/exit " Michael Ellerman

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