[PATCH v5 0/2] riscv: Map the kernel with correct permissions the first time

Alexandre Ghiti alex at ghiti.fr
Thu Jun 17 05:01:22 PDT 2021

The kernel permissions are fixed after the kernel page table is created:         
avoid that by mapping the kernel 'correctly' the first time.                       
Patch 1 introduces a new helper to set kernel mapping permissions while          
avoiding all the casts when using set_memory_* API.                              
Patch 2  is the bulk of this work and deals with mapping the kernel with          
the right permissions.                                                           

Changes in v5:
* Remove non-relevant commits to this patchset that raised issues
* Make load_sz non-static as it is used in kernel address conversions
* Rebased on top for-next

Changes in v4:
* Add patch 1 as noted by Jisheng
* Changes patch 2 title as suggested by Anup
* Add Reviewed-by from Anup
Changes in v3:                                                                   
* Add a patch that factorizes kernel address conversions                         
* Add a helper called set_kernel_memory in its own patch, as suggested by        
* Prefer IS_ENABLED over #ifdef, as suggested by Christoph                       
* Split overly long lines, as suggested by Christoph                             
* Simplify kernel mapping by mapping ALL text as readonly and taking advantage   
  of already present code that enables write for init text before                
Changes in v2:                                                                   
* Rebased on top of for-next (and "riscv: mm: fix build errors caused by         
* Get rid of protect_kernel_linear_mapping_text_rodata as suggested by           
* Improve code in general compared to previous RFC 

Alexandre Ghiti (2):
  riscv: Introduce set_kernel_memory helper
  riscv: Map the kernel with correct permissions the first time

 arch/riscv/include/asm/page.h       |  13 +++-
 arch/riscv/include/asm/sections.h   |  17 +++++
 arch/riscv/include/asm/set_memory.h |  13 ++--
 arch/riscv/kernel/setup.c           |  11 +--
 arch/riscv/mm/init.c                | 108 ++++++++++++----------------
 arch/riscv/mm/pageattr.c            |  10 +++
 6 files changed, 91 insertions(+), 81 deletions(-)


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