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From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>, Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	kernel test robot <lkp@intel.com>,
	Anatoly Pugachev <matorola@gmail.com>,
	mm-commits@vger.kernel.org, stable <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [patch 09/11] sparc32: use PUD rather than PGD to get PMD in srmmu_nocache_init()
Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 22:57:15 +0300
Message-ID: <20200523195715.GY1059226@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wisORTa7QVPnFqNw9pFs62UiwgsD4C4d=MtYy1o4JPyGQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, May 23, 2020 at 12:10:27PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2020 at 12:02 PM Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately, this fixes a compile warning but breaks the boot :(
> 
> Argh. I delayed applying/merging this overnight to see if there were
> any reports, but this came in after I'd already merged Andrew's
> patches and pushed them out.

Actually, it's really by chance I noticed it tonight, although still it
was too late :)

> So it's in my tree now as commit c2bc26f7ca1f ("sparc32: use PUD
> rather than PGD to get PMD in srmmu_nocache_init()")
>
> > The correcteted patch is below, boot tested with qemu-systems-sparc.
> 
> Mind sending a patch relative to the previous one that already got merged?
 
Sure.

> Also, would it perhaps be worth it to just make __nocache_fix() not
> throw the type away? IOW, make it do something like
> 
>   #define __nocache_fix(VADDR) \
>         ((__typeof__(VADDR))__va(__nocache_pa(VADDR)))
> 
> or whatever? Wouldn't that show when those pgd/p4d/pud pointers get
> mis-used because they don't end up dropping the type info..

Yes, I'll look into it.

>               Linus

-- 
Sincerely yours,
Mike.


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Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-23  5:22 incoming Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 01/11] device-dax: don't leak kernel memory to user space after unloading kmem Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 02/11] x86: bitops: fix build regression Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 03/11] rapidio: fix an error in get_user_pages_fast() error handling Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 04/11] selftests/vm/.gitignore: add mremap_dontunmap Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 05/11] selftests/vm/write_to_hugetlbfs.c: fix unused variable warning Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:22 ` [patch 06/11] kasan: disable branch tracing for core runtime Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:23 ` [patch 07/11] sh: include linux/time_types.h for sockios Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:23 ` [patch 08/11] MAINTAINERS: update email address for Naoya Horiguchi Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:23 ` [patch 09/11] sparc32: use PUD rather than PGD to get PMD in srmmu_nocache_init() Andrew Morton
2020-05-23 19:01   ` Mike Rapoport
2020-05-23 19:10     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-05-23 19:57       ` Mike Rapoport [this message]
2020-05-23  5:23 ` [patch 10/11] z3fold: fix use-after-free when freeing handles Andrew Morton
2020-05-23  5:23 ` [patch 11/11] MAINTAINERS: add files related to kdump Andrew Morton
2020-05-25  5:10 ` mmotm 2020-05-24-22-09 uploaded Andrew Morton
2020-05-25 23:57 ` mmotm 2020-05-25-16-56 uploaded Andrew Morton
2020-05-26  3:49   ` mmotm 2020-05-25-16-56 uploaded (drm/nouveau) Randy Dunlap
2020-05-26  4:23     ` Dave Airlie
2020-05-26  4:31       ` Randy Dunlap
2020-05-26  6:56   ` mmotm 2020-05-25-16-56 uploaded (mtd/nand/raw/arasan-nand-controller) Randy Dunlap

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