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From: Jia He <justin.he@arm.com>
To: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>, Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org
Cc: "Punit Agrawal" <punitagrawal@gmail.com>,
	"Anshuman Khandual" <anshuman.khandual@arm.com>,
	"Jun Yao" <yaojun8558363@gmail.com>,
	"Alex Van Brunt" <avanbrunt@nvidia.com>,
	"Robin Murphy" <robin.murphy@arm.com>,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	"Ralph Campbell" <rcampbell@nvidia.com>,
	hejianet@gmail.com, "Jia He" <justin.he@arm.com>
Subject: [PATCH v3 0/2] fix double page fault on arm64
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 00:32:37 +0800
Message-ID: <20190913163239.125108-1-justin.he@arm.com> (raw)

When we tested pmdk unit test vmmalloc_fork TEST1 in arm64 guest, there
will be a double page fault in __copy_from_user_inatomic of cow_user_page.

As told by Catalin: "On arm64 without hardware Access Flag, copying from
user will fail because the pte is old and cannot be marked young. So we
always end up with zeroed page after fork() + CoW for pfn mappings. we
don't always have a hardware-managed access flag on arm64."

Changes
v3: add vmf->ptl lock/unlock (by Kirill A. Shutemov)
    add arch_faults_on_old_pte (Matthew, Catalins)
v2: remove FAULT_FLAG_WRITE when setting pte access flag (by Catalin)
Jia He (2):
  arm64: mm: implement arch_faults_on_old_pte() on arm64
  mm: fix double page fault on arm64 if PTE_AF is cleared

 arch/arm64/include/asm/pgtable.h | 11 +++++++++++
 mm/memory.c                      | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 2 files changed, 35 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

-- 
2.17.1



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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-13 16:32 Jia He [this message]
2019-09-13 16:32 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] arm64: mm: implement arch_faults_on_old_pte() " Jia He
2019-09-16  9:20   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2019-09-13 16:32 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] mm: fix double page fault on arm64 if PTE_AF is cleared Jia He
2019-09-16  9:16   ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2019-09-16  9:35     ` Justin He (Arm Technology China)
2019-09-16 14:16       ` Kirill A. Shutemov

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