[PATCH 1/5] powerpc/64s/exception: remove bad stack branch
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Fri Jul 5 01:52:51 AEST 2019
On Fri, 2019-06-28 at 06:33:18 UTC, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> The bad stack test in interrupt handlers has a few problems. For
> performance it is taken in the common case, which is a fetch bubble
> and a waste of i-cache.
> For code development and maintainence, it requires yet another stack
> frame setup routine, and that constrains all exception handlers to
> follow the same register save pattern which inhibits future
> Remove the test/branch and replace it with a trap. Teach the program
> check handler to use the emergency stack for this case.
> This does not result in quite so nice a message, however the SRR0 and
> SRR1 of the crashed interrupt can be seen in r11 and r12, as is the
> original r1 (adjusted by INT_FRAME_SIZE). These are the most important
> parts to debugging the issue.
> The original r9-12 and cr0 is lost, which is the main downside.
> kernel BUG at linux/arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:847!
> Oops: Exception in kernel mode, sig: 5 [#1]
> BE SMP NR_CPUS=2048 NUMA PowerNV
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted
> NIP: c000000000009108 LR: c000000000cadbcc CTR: c0000000000090f0
> REGS: c0000000fffcbd70 TRAP: 0700 Not tainted
> MSR: 9000000000021032 <SF,HV,ME,IR,DR,RI> CR: 28222448 XER: 20040000
> CFAR: c000000000009100 IRQMASK: 0
> GPR00: 000000000000003d fffffffffffffd00 c0000000018cfb00 c0000000f02b3166
> GPR04: fffffffffffffffd 0000000000000007 fffffffffffffffb 0000000000000030
> GPR08: 0000000000000037 0000000028222448 0000000000000000 c000000000ca8de0
> GPR12: 9000000002009032 c000000001ae0000 c000000000010a00 0000000000000000
> GPR16: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
> GPR20: c0000000f00322c0 c000000000f85200 0000000000000004 ffffffffffffffff
> GPR24: fffffffffffffffe 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 000000000000000a
> GPR28: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 c0000000f02b391c c0000000f02b3167
> NIP [c000000000009108] decrementer_common+0x18/0x160
> LR [c000000000cadbcc] .vsnprintf+0x3ec/0x4f0
> Call Trace:
> Instruction dump:
> 996d098a 994d098b 38610070 480246ed 48005518 60000000 38200000 718a4000
> 7c2a0b78 3821fd00 41c20008 e82d0970 <0981fd00> f92101a0 f9610170 f9810178
> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin at gmail.com>
Series applied to powerpc next, thanks.
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