[PATCH bpf-next,v3] riscv, bpf: Add BPF exception tables
tongtiangen at huawei.com
Wed Oct 27 17:59:58 PDT 2021
On 2021/10/28 0:55, Björn Töpel wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2021 at 13:03, Tong Tiangen <tongtiangen at huawei.com> wrote:
>> When a tracing BPF program attempts to read memory without using the
>> bpf_probe_read() helper, the verifier marks the load instruction with
>> the BPF_PROBE_MEM flag. Since the riscv JIT does not currently recognize
>> this flag it falls back to the interpreter.
>> Add support for BPF_PROBE_MEM, by appending an exception table to the
>> BPF program. If the load instruction causes a data abort, the fixup
>> infrastructure finds the exception table and fixes up the fault, by
>> clearing the destination register and jumping over the faulting
>> A more generic solution would add a "handler" field to the table entry,
>> like on x86 and s390.
>> The same issue in ARM64 is fixed in:
>> commit 800834285361 ("bpf, arm64: Add BPF exception tables")
>> Signed-off-by: Tong Tiangen <tongtiangen at huawei.com>
>> Tested-by: Pu Lehui <pulehui at huawei.com>
>> Modify according to Björn's comments, mainly code optimization.
> Thank you!
> I ran this patch against the test_bpf.ko, and selftests/bpf -- no
> regressions, and after the patch is applied more tests passes. Yay!
Exciting test result, Thanks!
> On a related note. The RISC-V selftests/bpf is in a pretty lousy
> state. I'll send a cleanup patch for them soonish. E.g.:
> * RISC-V is missing in bpf_tracing.h (libbpf)
> * Some programs don't converge in 16 steps, I had to increase it to ~32
> * The selftest/bpf Makefile needed some RV specific changes
> * ...a lot of tests still don't pass, and needs to be looked in to
> Feel free to add:
> Acked-by: Björn Töpel <bjorn at kernel.org>
>> Modify according to Björn's comments, mainly removes redundant head files
>> extable.h and some code style issues.
>> arch/riscv/mm/extable.c | 19 +++-
>> arch/riscv/net/bpf_jit.h | 1 +
>> arch/riscv/net/bpf_jit_comp64.c | 185 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
>> arch/riscv/net/bpf_jit_core.c | 19 ++--
>> 4 files changed, 177 insertions(+), 47 deletions(-)
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