Re: [RFC] arm64: failed when run the command: timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Shanghai
From: Christopher Covington
Date: Wed Jan 13 2016 - 12:00:41 EST
On 01/13/2016 06:09 AM, Mark Rutland wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 09:16:43AM +0800, Xishi Qiu wrote:
>> On 2016/1/12 18:59, Steve Capper wrote:
>>> On 12 January 2016 at 03:32, Xishi Qiu <qiuxishi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 2016/1/12 10:47, Xishi Qiu wrote:
>>>>> Failed when run the command: timedatectl set-timezone Asia/Shanghai
>>>>> But CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS=3 is OK, and CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS=4 is failed.
>>>>> The kernel is v4.1, and this command need the lib polikit.
>>>>> Is this the bug of kernel?
>>>>> Xishi Qiu
>>>> [ 241.310558] polkitd: unhandled level 0 translation fault (11) at 0x7fff9010c040, esr 0x92000004
>>>> [ 241.319838] pgd = ffff801fb3e05000
>>>> [ 241.323259] [7fff9010c040] *pgd=0000000000000000
>>>> [ 241.329407] CPU: 0 PID: 3531 Comm: polkitd Not tainted 4.1.12+ #1
>>>> [ 241.336312] Hardware name: Huawei Taishan 2160 /BC11SPCA, BIOS 1.12 12/30/2015
>>>> [ 241.343566] task: ffff801fb8772f00 ti: ffff80003f454000 task.ti: ffff80003f454000
>>>> [ 241.351089] PC is at 0xffff91d281ec
>>>> [ 241.354594] LR is at 0xffff91cb5b24
>>>> [ 241.358099] pc : [<0000ffff91d281ec>] lr : [<0000ffff91cb5b24>] pstate: 20000000
>>>> [ 241.365526] sp : 0000ffffd47a4380
>>>> [ 241.368858] x29: 0000ffffd47a47c0 x28: 0000000078e8107e
>>>> [ 241.374215] x27: 0000aaaafaf68020 x26: 00007fff9010c040
>>>> [ 241.379571] x25: 0000aaaafaf6c2b0 x24: 0000ffff91ed4000
>>>> [ 241.384931] x23: 0000000000000005 x22: 0000000000000000
>>>> [ 241.390288] x21: 0000000000000000 x20: 0000000000000008
>>>> [ 241.395644] x19: 0000ffff91ed4000 x18: 00000000000007df
>>>> [ 241.401004] x17: 0000ffff91ed5740 x16: 0000ffff91ce84ec
>>>> [ 241.406360] x15: 0000ffffd47a46a0 x14: 0000ffff91c07370
>>>> [ 241.411716] x13: 00000000000003d0 x12: 0000ffff92340000
>>>> [ 241.417074] x11: 0000000000000000 x10: 0101010101010101
>>>> [ 241.422431] x9 : 0000ffff90108218 x8 : 00000000f20217f7
>>>> [ 241.427786] x7 : 0000aaaafaf6db40 x6 : 0000ffff90109060
>>>> [ 241.433146] x5 : 0000000000000000 x4 : 0000aaaafaf6dc30
>>>> [ 241.438502] x3 : 0000000000000001 x2 : 0000000000000008
>>>> [ 241.443858] x1 : 0000aaaafaf68020 x0 : 00007fff9010c040
>>> Hi Xishi,
>>> by polkitd). It incorrectly assumes that virtual addresses are at most
>>> 47 bit and uses the upper bits for pointer tagging.
>>> When we enable a 48-bit VA on arm64, this then exacerbates the problem
>>> (your VA of 0x7fff9010c040 should likely be 0xffff9010c040).
>>> I have raised this issue at:
>>> I'm not sure as to the best way of getting this fixed, I would suggest
>>> adding to the bug report above as a first step.
>> Hi Steve,
>> I find another issue at:
> Per your question below, the proposed patch is incorrect.
> Userspace can only assume ownership of the upper 8 bits, and only in the
> cases described in . Userspace MUST NOT assume it can use other bits
> for its own purposes.
> This was a deliberate decision such that the address space can be
> enlarged in future. For example, ARMv8.2 expands addresses to 52 bits
> , and addresses could grow further in future.
>> In your issue, Tom Schuster said it sounds like bug 910845
> Controlled allocation as in this patch is probably a workable approach.
> However, the arm64 kernel can be built with a very small VA range, and
> the base chosen is outside of the minimum range. The kernel currently
> goes as low as 36 bits (with 16K pages), though the architectural
> minimum seems to be 24 currently.
> To be safe for all configurations, I guess the best option is to
> allocate as close to zero as possible, or to dynamically choose a base
> depending on the VA range. I'm not sure how to correctly determine the
> VA range from userspace, however.
Below is how I ended up determining TASK_SIZE for Checkpoint/Restore In
If this is too hacky, my thought on a more proper interface would be to
parallel how PAGE_SIZE is communicated. TASK_SIZE could be added to the
ELF auxiliary vector, such that one could simply run `getconf TASK_SIZE`
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