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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-01-20 09:13:15 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-01-20 09:13:15 +0100
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x86, cpumask: fix tlb flush race
Impact: fix bootup crash The cpumask is now passed in as a reference to mm->cpu_vm_mask, not on the stack - hence it is not constant anymore during the TLB flush. That way it could race and some static sanity checks would trigger: [ 238.154287] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 238.156039] kernel BUG at arch/x86/kernel/tlb_32.c:130! [ 238.156039] invalid opcode: 0000 [#1] SMP [ 238.156039] last sysfs file: /sys/class/net/eth2/address [ 238.156039] Modules linked in: [ 238.156039] [ 238.156039] Pid: 6493, comm: ifup-eth Not tainted (2.6.29-rc2-tip #1) P4DC6 [ 238.156039] EIP: 0060:[<c0118f87>] EFLAGS: 00010202 CPU: 2 [ 238.156039] EIP is at native_flush_tlb_others+0x35/0x158 [ 238.156039] EAX: c0ef972c EBX: f6143301 ECX: 00000000 EDX: 00000000 [ 238.156039] ESI: f61433a8 EDI: f6143200 EBP: f34f3e00 ESP: f34f3df0 [ 238.156039] DS: 007b ES: 007b FS: 00d8 GS: 0000 SS: 0068 [ 238.156039] Process ifup-eth (pid: 6493, ti=f34f2000 task=f399ab00 task.ti=f34f2000) [ 238.156039] Stack: [ 238.156039] ffffffff f61433a8 ffffffff f6143200 f34f3e18 c0118e9c 00000000 f6143200 [ 238.156039] f61433a8 f5bec738 f34f3e28 c0119435 c2b5b830 f6143200 f34f3e34 c01c2dc3 [ 238.156039] bffd9000 f34f3e60 c01c3051 00000000 ffffffff f34f3e4c 00000000 00000071 [ 238.156039] Call Trace: [ 238.156039] [<c0118e9c>] ? flush_tlb_others+0x52/0x5b [ 238.156039] [<c0119435>] ? flush_tlb_mm+0x7f/0x8b [ 238.156039] [<c01c2dc3>] ? tlb_finish_mmu+0x2d/0x55 [ 238.156039] [<c01c3051>] ? exit_mmap+0x124/0x170 [ 238.156039] [<c013e965>] ? mmput+0x40/0xf5 [ 238.156039] [<c01e4788>] ? flush_old_exec+0x640/0x94b [ 238.156039] [<c01ddb4e>] ? fsnotify_access+0x37/0x39 [ 238.156039] [<c01e3435>] ? kernel_read+0x39/0x4b [ 238.156039] [<c021bc8a>] ? load_elf_binary+0x4a1/0x11bb [ 238.156039] [<c01c0af9>] ? might_fault+0x51/0x9c [ 238.156039] [<c010a2cc>] ? paravirt_read_tsc+0x20/0x4f [ 238.156039] [<c010a406>] ? native_sched_clock+0x5d/0x60 [ 238.156039] [<c01e2fda>] ? search_binary_handler+0xab/0x2c4 [ 238.156039] [<c021b7e9>] ? load_elf_binary+0x0/0x11bb [ 238.156039] [<c04ae9a5>] ? _raw_read_unlock+0x21/0x46 [ 238.156039] [<c021b7e9>] ? load_elf_binary+0x0/0x11bb [ 238.156039] [<c01e2fe1>] ? search_binary_handler+0xb2/0x2c4 [ 238.156039] [<c01e4076>] ? do_execve+0x21c/0x2ee [ 238.156039] [<c01029b7>] ? sys_execve+0x51/0x8c [ 238.156039] [<c0103eaf>] ? sysenter_do_call+0x12/0x43 Fix it by not assuming that the cpumask is constant. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
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