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From: Praveen Kumar <kumarpraveen@linux.microsoft.com>
To: Wei Liu <wei.liu@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	kys@microsoft.com, haiyangz@microsoft.com,
	sthemmin@microsoft.com, decui@microsoft.com, tglx@linutronix.de,
	mingo@redhat.com, bp@alien8.de, x86@kernel.org, hpa@zytor.com,
	viremana@linux.microsoft.com, sunilmut@microsoft.com,
	nunodasneves@linux.microsoft.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hyperv: root partition faults writing to VP ASSIST MSR PAGE
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 18:55:56 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <fd70c8e5-f58c-640b-30b7-70c4e4a4861a@linux.microsoft.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210720112011.7nxhiy6iyz4gz3j5@liuwe-devbox-debian-v2>

On 20-07-2021 16:50, Wei Liu wrote:
> The commit message needs a bit of work.
> 
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 12:21:26AM +0530, Praveen Kumar wrote:
>> The root partition is not supposed to write to VP ASSIST PAGE as this MSR
>> is specific to Guest VP, and thus below stack is observed.
>>
> 
> Yes, root kernel is supposed to write to this MSR, but that's not
> because this MSR is specific to children (guest) partitions. It is just
> that for root this is read-only.
> 
> You should mention VP assist pages for root are pre-determined by the
> hypervisor. Root kernel is not allowed to change them to different
> locations.
> 
>> [    2.778197] unchecked MSR access error: WRMSR to 0x40000073 (tried to write 0x0000000145ac5001) at rIP: 0xffffffff810c1084 (native_write_msr+0x4/0x30)
>> [    2.784867] Call Trace:
>> [    2.791507]  hv_cpu_init+0xf1/0x1c0
>> [    2.798144]  ? hyperv_report_panic+0xd0/0xd0
>> [    2.804806]  cpuhp_invoke_callback+0x11a/0x440
>> [    2.811465]  ? hv_resume+0x90/0x90
>> [    2.818137]  cpuhp_issue_call+0x126/0x130
>> [    2.824782]  __cpuhp_setup_state_cpuslocked+0x102/0x2b0
>> [    2.831427]  ? hyperv_report_panic+0xd0/0xd0
>> [    2.838075]  ? hyperv_report_panic+0xd0/0xd0
>> [    2.844723]  ? hv_resume+0x90/0x90
>> [    2.851375]  __cpuhp_setup_state+0x3d/0x90
>> [    2.858030]  hyperv_init+0x14e/0x410
>> [    2.864689]  ? enable_IR_x2apic+0x190/0x1a0
>> [    2.871349]  apic_intr_mode_init+0x8b/0x100
>> [    2.878017]  x86_late_time_init+0x20/0x30
>> [    2.884675]  start_kernel+0x459/0x4fb
>> [    2.891329]  secondary_startup_64_no_verify+0xb0/0xbb
>>
>> Root partition actually shares the VP ASSIST page with hypervisor, and
> 
> So do children partitions. This page is by design shared between
> hypervisor and any partitions that use it.
> 

Sure, will send updated commit log with these information in V2


>> thus as a solution, this patch memremaps the memory from hypervisor
>> during hv_cpu_init and unmaps during hv_cpu_die calls.
>>
>> Further, this patch also resolve some error handling and checkpatch
>> errors
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Praveen Kumar <kumarpraveen@linux.microsoft.com>
>> ---
>>  arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c | 57 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
>>  1 file changed, 40 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> index 6f247e7e07eb..292b17e0b173 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c
>> @@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(hv_vp_assist_page);
>>  
>>  static int hv_cpu_init(unsigned int cpu)
>>  {
>> -	struct hv_vp_assist_page **hvp = &hv_vp_assist_page[smp_processor_id()];
>> +	struct hv_vp_assist_page **hvp = NULL;
>>  	int ret;
>>  
>>  	ret = hv_common_cpu_init(cpu);
>> @@ -54,25 +54,43 @@ static int hv_cpu_init(unsigned int cpu)
>>  	if (!hv_vp_assist_page)
>>  		return 0;
>>  
>> +	hvp = &hv_vp_assist_page[smp_processor_id()];
>> +
> 
> Why is this needed? Is it because of checkpatch?

I think this is not required.

> 
>>  	/*
>> -	 * The VP ASSIST PAGE is an "overlay" page (see Hyper-V TLFS's Section
>> -	 * 5.2.1 "GPA Overlay Pages"). Here it must be zeroed out to make sure
>> -	 * we always write the EOI MSR in hv_apic_eoi_write() *after* the
>> -	 * EOI optimization is disabled in hv_cpu_die(), otherwise a CPU may
>> -	 * not be stopped in the case of CPU offlining and the VM will hang.
>> +	 * For Root partition we need to map the hypervisor VP ASSIST PAGE
>> +	 * instead of allocating a new page.
>>  	 */
>> -	if (!*hvp) {
>> -		*hvp = __vmalloc(PAGE_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO);
>> -	}
> 
> This path suggests that it is possible to enter this function with *hvp
> already set.
> 
> The new path for root is missing this check.

Will add similar check for root partition as well. thanks.

> 
>> +	if (hv_root_partition &&
>> +	    ms_hyperv.features & HV_MSR_APIC_ACCESS_AVAILABLE) {
> 
> Is HV_MSR_APIC_ACCESS_AVAILABLE a root only flag? Shouldn't non-root
> kernel check this too?

Yes, you are right. Will update this in v2. thanks.

> 
> Wei.
> 

Regards,

~Praveen.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-20 13:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-19 18:51 Praveen Kumar
2021-07-20 11:20 ` Wei Liu
2021-07-20 13:25   ` Praveen Kumar [this message]
2021-07-20 13:35     ` Wei Liu
2021-07-20 16:20       ` Michael Kelley
2021-07-20 16:29         ` Wei Liu
2021-07-21  4:10           ` Michael Kelley
2021-07-21  7:12             ` Praveen Kumar
2021-07-21 10:10               ` Wei Liu
2021-07-21 11:32                 ` Praveen Kumar
2021-07-21 15:07                   ` Michael Kelley

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