Re: Fwd: [Bug 150021] New: kernel panic: "kernel tried to execute NX-protected page" when resuming from hibernate to disk
From: Kees Cook
Date: Tue Jul 26 2016 - 16:31:10 EST
On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:15 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 26, 2016 09:39:05 AM Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:32:28PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > The following commit:
>> > commit 13523309495cdbd57a0d344c0d5d574987af007f
>> > Author: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Date: Thu Jan 21 16:49:21 2016 -0600
>> > x86/asm/acpi: Create a stack frame in do_suspend_lowlevel()
>> > do_suspend_lowlevel() is a callable non-leaf function which doesn't
>> > honor CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER, which can result in bad stack traces.
>> > Create a stack frame for it when CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER is enabled.
>> > is reported to cause a resume-from-hibernation regression due to an attempt
>> > to execute an NX page (we've seen quite a bit of that recently).
>> > I'm asking the reporter to try 4.7, but if the problem is still there, we'll
>> > need to revert the above I'm afraid.
> So the bug is still there in 4.7 and it goes away after reverting the above
> commit. I guess I'll send a revert then.
To make sure I understand:
There are two separate bugs here that break hibernation?
>> Hi Rafael,
>> Is the oops output available somewhere?
> Not yet, but I've just ask the reporter to attach it to the $subject BZ entry.
> In any case, this is nasty stuff and the reason why we made that change was
> relatively weak IMO.
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