[PATCH] arm64: kasan: avoid bad virt_to_pfn()

Mark Rutland mark.rutland at arm.com
Mon Mar 6 11:06:40 PST 2017

Booting a v4.11-rc1 kernel with DEBUG_VIRTUAL and KASAN enabled produces
the following splat (trimmed for brevity):

[    0.000000] virt_to_phys used for non-linear address: ffff200008080000 (0xffff200008080000)
[    0.000000] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 0 at arch/arm64/mm/physaddr.c:14 __virt_to_phys+0x48/0x70
[    0.000000] PC is at __virt_to_phys+0x48/0x70
[    0.000000] LR is at __virt_to_phys+0x48/0x70
[    0.000000] Call trace:
[    0.000000] [<ffff2000080b1ac0>] __virt_to_phys+0x48/0x70
[    0.000000] [<ffff20000a03b86c>] kasan_init+0x1c0/0x498
[    0.000000] [<ffff20000a034018>] setup_arch+0x2fc/0x948
[    0.000000] [<ffff20000a030c68>] start_kernel+0xb8/0x570
[    0.000000] [<ffff20000a0301e8>] __primary_switched+0x6c/0x74

This is because we use virt_to_pfn() on a kernel image address when
trying to figure out its nid, so that we can allocate its shadow from
the same node.

As with other recent changes, this patch uses lm_alias() to solve this.

We could instead use NUMA_NO_NODE, as x86 does for all shadow
allocations, though we'll likely want the "real" memory shadow to be
backed from its corresponding nid anyway, so we may as well be
consistent and find the nid for the image shadow.

Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
Cc: Laura Abbott <labbott at redhat.com>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
 arch/arm64/mm/kasan_init.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/mm/kasan_init.c b/arch/arm64/mm/kasan_init.c
index 55d1e92..687a358 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/mm/kasan_init.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/mm/kasan_init.c
@@ -162,7 +162,7 @@ void __init kasan_init(void)
 	vmemmap_populate(kimg_shadow_start, kimg_shadow_end,
-			 pfn_to_nid(virt_to_pfn(_text)));
+			 pfn_to_nid(virt_to_pfn(lm_alias(_text))));
 	 * vmemmap_populate() has populated the shadow region that covers the

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