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From: Marco Elver <elver@google.com>
To: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Alexander Potapenko <glider@google.com>,
	Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	kasan-dev@googlegroups.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/11] kasan: docs: update shadow memory section
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 11:52:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YEtH3oADQeTx1+bK@elver.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6cb4988a241f086be7e7df3eea79416a53377ade.1615498565.git.andreyknvl@google.com>

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 10:37PM +0100, Andrey Konovalov wrote:
[...]
> -The kernel maps memory in a number of different parts of the address
> -space. This poses something of a problem for KASAN, which requires
> -that all addresses accessed by instrumented code have a valid shadow
> -region.
> -
> -The range of kernel virtual addresses is large: there is not enough
> -real memory to support a real shadow region for every address that
> -could be accessed by the kernel.
> +The kernel maps memory in several different parts of the address space.
> +The range of kernel virtual addresses is large: there is not enough real
> +memory to support a real shadow region for every address that could be
> +accessed by the kernel. Therefore, KASAN only maps real shadow for certain
> +parts of the address space.
>  
>  By default
>  ~~~~~~~~~~

While we're here, can we change this "By default" heading which seems
wrong -- the paragraph starts with "By default, ..." as well.

Perhaps "Default Behaviour"?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-12 10:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-11 21:37 [PATCH 01/11] kasan: docs: clean up sections Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 02/11] kasan: docs: update overview section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 10:17   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 13:51     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 03/11] kasan: docs: update usage section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 04/11] kasan: docs: update error reports section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 05/11] kasan: docs: update boot parameters section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 06/11] kasan: docs: update GENERIC implementation details section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 07/11] kasan: docs: update SW_TAGS " Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 08/11] kasan: docs: update HW_TAGS " Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 09/11] kasan: docs: update shadow memory section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 10:52   ` Marco Elver [this message]
2021-03-12 13:52     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 10/11] kasan: docs: update ignoring accesses section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 11:02   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 14:07     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 11/11] kasan: docs: update tests section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 10:47   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 13:53     ` Andrey Konovalov

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