Re: [PATCH 1/4 v8] x86/ioremap: add a function ioremap_encrypted() to remap kdump old memory
Date: Thu Sep 27 2018 - 01:12:30 EST
å 2018å09æ27æ 10:06, Baoquan He åé:
> Hi Lianbo,
> On 09/26/18 at 05:34pm, lijiang wrote:
>> When SME is enabled on AMD machine, the memory is encrypted in the first
>> kernel. In this case, SME also needs to be enabled in kdump kernel, and
>> we have to remap the old memory with the memory encryption mask.
>> Here we only talk about the case that SME is active in the first kernel,
>> and only care it's active too in kdump kernel. there are four cases we
>> need considered.
>> a. dump vmcore
>> It is encrypted in the first kernel, and needs be read out in kdump
>> b. crash notes
>> When dumping vmcore, the people usually need to read the useful
>> information from notes, and the notes is also encrypted.
>> c. iommu device table
>> It is allocated by kernel, need fill its pointer into mmio of amd iommu.
>> It's encrypted in the first kernel, need read the old content to analyze
>> and get useful information.
>> d. mmio of amd iommu
>> Register reported by amd firmware, it's not RAM, we don't encrypt in
>> both the first kernel and kdump kernel.
>> To achieve the goal, the solution is:
>> 1. add a new bool parameter "encrypted" to __ioremap_caller()
>> It is a low level function, and check the newly added parameter, if it's
>> true and in kdump kernel, will remap the memory with sme mask.
>> 2. add a new function ioremap_encrypted() to explicitly passed in a "true"
>> value for "encrypted".
>> For above a, b, c, we will call ioremap_encrypted();
>> 3. adjust all existed ioremap wrapper functions, passed in "false" for
>> encrypted to make them an before.
>> ioremap_cache() |
>> ioremap_prot() |
>> ioremap_wt() |->__ioremap_caller()
>> ioremap_wc() |
>> ioremap_uc() |
>> ioremap_nocache() /
> Thanks, I think it's better. Since no code change, just patch log
> improvement, maybe you can repost a series and carry both Tom and
> Joerg's ACK.
Thank you, Baoquan.
I will resend a series, and add Tom's Reviewed-by for all patches, also
add Joerg's Acked-by for patch 3/4.