[PATCH] xen: limit memory to architectural maximum

From: Juergen Gross
Date: Fri Sep 04 2015 - 08:18:16 EST

When a pv-domain (including dom0) is started it tries to size it's
p2m list according to the maximum possible memory amount it ever can
achieve. Limit the initial maximum memory size to the architectural
limit of the hardware in order to avoid overflows during remapping
of memory.

This problem will occur when dom0 is started with an initial memory
size being a multiple of 1GB, but without specifying it's maximum
memory size. The kernel must be configured without
CONFIG_XEN_BALLOON_MEMORY_HOTPLUG for the problem to happen.

Reported-by: Roger Pau Monnà <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>
arch/x86/xen/setup.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
index 4765285..f5ef674 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
@@ -537,7 +537,7 @@ static unsigned long __init xen_get_pages_limit(void)
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
limit = GB(64) / PAGE_SIZE;
- limit = ~0ul;
+ limit = MAXMEM / PAGE_SIZE;
if (!xen_initial_domain() && xen_512gb_limit)
limit = GB(512) / PAGE_SIZE;

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