riscv+KASAN does not boot
tklauser at distanz.ch
Tue Feb 16 12:35:36 EST 2021
On 2021-02-16 at 12:17:30 +0100, Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov at google.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 9:11 AM Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov at google.com> wrote:
> > > I was fixing KASAN support for my sv48 patchset so I took a look at your
> > > issue: I built a kernel on top of the branch riscv/fixes using
> > > https://github.com/google/syzkaller/blob/269d24e857a757d09a898086a2fa6fa5d827c3e1/dashboard/config/linux/upstream-riscv64-kasan.config
> > > and Buildroot 2020.11. I have the warnings regarding the use of
> > > __virt_to_phys on wrong addresses (but that's normal since this function
> > > is used in virt_addr_valid) but not the segfaults you describe.
> > Hi Alex,
> > Let me try to rebuild buildroot image. Maybe there was something wrong
> > with my build, though, I did 'make clean' before doing. But at the
> > same time it worked back in June...
> > Re WARNINGs, they indicate kernel bugs. I am working on setting up a
> > syzbot instance on riscv. If there a WARNING during boot then the
> > kernel will be marked as broken. No further testing will happen.
> > Is it a mis-use of WARN_ON? If so, could anybody please remove it or
> > replace it with pr_err.
> I've localized one issue with riscv/KASAN:
> KASAN breaks VDSO and that's I think the root cause of weird faults I
> saw earlier. The following patch fixes it.
> Could somebody please upstream this fix? I don't know how to add/run
> tests for this.
Thanks. I've tested the fix locally using vDSO selftests and sent the
fix upstream 
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