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From: Shawn Lin <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
	Jernej Skrabec <>,
	Adrian Hunter <>,
	linux-mmc <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Ulf Hansson <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mmc: warn for invalid SDIO data buffers【请注意,邮件由linux-mmc-owner@vger.kernel.org代发】
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2021 16:15:41 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 2021/7/2 15:03, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 2, 2021 at 3:02 AM Shawn Lin <> wrote:
>> On 2021/6/30 20:20, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> From: Arnd Bergmann <>
>>> Jernej Skrabec reported a problem with the cw1200 driver failing on
>>> arm64 systems with CONFIG_VMAP_STACK=y.
>>> The driver in this case passes a pointer to a stack variable (in vmalloc
>>> space) into the sdio layer, which gets translated into an invalid DMA
>>> address.
>>> Even without CONFIG_VMAP_STACK, the driver is still unreliable, as
>>> cache invalidations on the DMA buffer may cause random data corruption
>>> in adjacent stack slots.
>>> This could be worked around in the SDIO core, but in the discussion we
>>> decided that passing a stack variable into SDIO should always be considered
>>> a bug, as it is for USB drivers.
>>> Change the sdio core to produce a one-time warning for any on-stack
>>> (both with and without CONFIG_VMAP_STACK) as well as any vmalloc
>>> or module-local address that would have the same translation problem.
>> This was the previous comment about the same topic.
>> Should we check for mmc_io_rw_direct?
> Hi Shawn,
> thank you for remembering that previous discussion, that is a
> good question. Looking at the code though, I don't actually
> see any part of mmc_io_rw_direct() doing DMA on a caller-provided
> buffer. The only thing I see in the code is a 'u8 *out' argument, but
> that is just a pointer to a single byte that is set by this function.

I didn't quite get the point we need check out for
mmc_io_rw_direct() either. As I thought what Ulf was suggesting was some
controllers might use data fifo to get cmd response and get DMA
involved? But I don't see a explicit one.

> Do you see any other issue with that function, or does that mean
> we don't have to change it?
>         Arnd

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-02  8:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-30 12:20 [PATCH] mmc: warn for invalid SDIO data buffers Arnd Bergmann
2021-06-30 23:02 ` kernel test robot
2021-07-01  9:06   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-02  1:02 ` [PATCH] mmc: warn for invalid SDIO data buffers【请注意,邮件由linux-mmc-owner@vger.kernel.org代发】 Shawn Lin
2021-07-02  7:03   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-07-02  8:15     ` Shawn Lin [this message]
2021-07-02  8:19     ` Ulf Hansson

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