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From: "Marek Behún" <kabel@kernel.org>
To: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@arm.com>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>,
	Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@arm.com>,
	Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch>,
	Gregory Clement <gregory.clement@bootlin.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: REGRESSION in 6.0-rc7 caused by patch "ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally"
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 17:02:05 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220930170205.490f1a6b@dellmb> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220930165234.729ad68c@dellmb>

On Fri, 30 Sep 2022 16:52:34 +0200
Marek Behún <kabel@kernel.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Sep 2022 14:46:06 +0100
> Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@arm.com> wrote:
> 
> > On 2022-09-30 14:10, Marek Behún wrote:  
> > > Hello Linus, Arnd, Robin and Christoph,
> > > 
> > > I just bisected a regression on Turris Omnia (Armada 385), wherein the
> > > system hangs shortly after init is run, to commit
> > > 
> > >    ae626eb97376 ("ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally")
> > >    https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ae626eb97376
> > > 
> > > In order to fix the regression, I had to revert this commit and
> > > subsequent 3 commits:
> > >    ae626eb97376 ("ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally")
> > >    42998ef08aba ("ARM/dma-mapping: drop .dma_supported for IOMMU ops")
> > >    d563bccfa35b ("ARM/dma-mapping: consolidate IOMMU ops callbacks")
> > >    4136ce90f079 ("ARM/dma-mapping: merge IOMMU ops")
> > > in reverse order, of course:
> > >    git revert 4136ce90f079
> > >    git revert d563bccfa35b
> > >    git revert 42998ef08aba
> > >    git revert ae626eb97376
> > > 
> > > Christoph, Robin, since you are the authors of these commits, do you
> > > have any idea what could be happening? Are we able to fix this without
> > > reverting those commits, before 6.0?    
> > 
> > "hangs shortly after init" isn't much to go on. Are any errors logged? 
> > Possibly some driver is sat waiting for a DMA transfer to complete, that 
> > has somehow got the wrong address or lost coherency so never gets seen, 
> > but without at least being able to narrow it down to the affected driver 
> > it's hard to do much more than vague guessing.  
> 
> OK I enabled CONFIG_DMA_API_DEBUG and now am getting a null pointer
> dereference. I managed to isolate the bug to a specifc line in mvneta
> driver:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/mvneta.c#n2591
> 
> I put debug printfs (pr_err("  a %i\n", __LINE__)) into the
> mvneta_rx_hwbm() function.
> The pr_err after the call to dma_sync_single_range_for_cpu() prints,
> but the pr_err after skb_put_data() does not print.
> 
> Attaching console output.

It seems that the null pointer dereference comes from the data variable
having zero value. We assign
  data = (u8 *)(uintptr_t)rx_desc->buf_cookie;
rx_desc is obtained with function
  mvneta_rxq_next_desc_get()

rx queues are allocated in mvneta_rxq_sw_init() with

  /* Allocate memory for RX descriptors */
  rxq->descs = dma_alloc_coherent(pp->dev->dev.parent,
				  rxq->size * MVNETA_DESC_ALIGNED_SIZE,
				  &rxq->descs_phys, GFP_KERNEL);

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-09-30 15:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 43+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-30 13:10 REGRESSION in 6.0-rc7 caused by patch "ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally" Marek Behún
2022-09-30 13:46 ` Robin Murphy
2022-09-30 14:52   ` Marek Behún
2022-09-30 15:02     ` Marek Behún [this message]
2022-09-30 16:41       ` Robin Murphy
2022-09-30 18:02         ` Marek Behún
2022-10-03  7:21           ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-10-03  7:30       ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-10-03 14:11         ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-03 15:25           ` Marek Behún
2022-10-03 16:09             ` Pali Rohár
2022-10-03 19:04               ` Marek Behún
2022-10-03 19:08                 ` Pali Rohár
2022-10-03 21:30             ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-03 21:35               ` Pali Rohár
2022-10-03 22:03                 ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-04  7:10               ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-10-04  8:15                 ` Marek Behún
2022-10-04  8:17                   ` [PATCH] ARM: mvebu: select OF_DMA_DEFAULT_COHERENT if MACH_MVEBU_V7 Marek Behún
2022-10-04  8:30                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-10-04 12:54                       ` Marek Behún
2022-10-04  8:30                     ` Arnd Bergmann
2022-10-04  9:14                     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-10-04  9:22                       ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-04  9:56                 ` REGRESSION in 6.0-rc7 caused by patch "ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally" Robin Murphy
2022-10-04  7:25               ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-04  8:30                 ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-04  9:08                   ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-04 12:36                     ` Marek Behún
2022-10-04 12:59                       ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-04 18:51                         ` Pali Rohár
2022-10-04 19:35                           ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-04  8:26               ` Marek Behún
2022-10-04  8:36                 ` Marcin Wojtas
2022-10-20 18:22                   ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-20 19:10                     ` Marek Behún
2022-10-21 16:25                     ` Linus Torvalds
2022-10-21 16:30                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2022-10-21 18:21                       ` Russell King (Oracle)
2022-10-23 11:58                     ` Klaus Kudielka
2022-10-03 18:57         ` Marek Behún
2022-10-01  9:31 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-11-04 12:08   ` REGRESSION in 6.0-rc7 caused by patch "ARM/dma-mapping: use dma-direct unconditionally" #forregzbot Thorsten Leemhuis

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