On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Gigi W <gigitekw...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi > > I'm having some trouble using dm-verity for a squashfs root file system that > seems to be related to the > Atmel SHA hw accelerator in the kernel, CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_ATMEL_SHA > > Some info about my setup: > * I'm using a board with a SAMA5D4 CPU. > * I'm using Yocto rocko for building an image for that device. > > The idea is that Using the 4.14.14 Kernel, Integrity checking using Kernel > crypto fails with Atmel SHA hw accelerator enabled in kernel. > By disabling it, `CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_ATMEL_SHA=n`, and using the software > sha256 algo, integrity checking works as expected. > This is my kernel config  > > Using the 4.8.4 Kernel and Atmel SHA hw accelerator enabled, everything was > ok. > > This is what triggers the error during verified boot: > > status=`veritysetup create vroot $root_dev $verity_dev --hash-offset > $hashoffset $root_hash` > > mount /dev/mapper/vroot /mnt/ > mount_ok=`cat /proc/mounts | grep mnt` > if [ -z "$mount_ok" ] ; then > echo "Failed to mount $root_dev on mnt/" > else > echo "Switch rootfs" > exec switch_root -c /dev/console /mnt /sbin/init > fi > > The mount operation fails: > > device-mapper: verity: 179:4: metadata block 2 is corrupted > EXT4-fs (dm-0): unable to read superblock > device-mapper: verity: 179:4: metadata block 2 is corrupted > EXT4-fs (dm-0): unable to read superblock > device-mapper: verity: 179:4: metadata block 2 is corrupted > EXT4-fs (dm-0): unable to read superblock > device-mapper: verity: 179:4: metadata block 2 is corrupted > SQUASHFS error: squashfs_read_data failed to read block 0x0 > squashfs: SQUASHFS error: unable to read squashfs_super_block > device-mapper: verity: 179:4: metadata block 2 is corrupted > FAT-fs (dm-0): unable to read boot sector > mount: mounting /dev/mapper/vroot on /mnt/ failed: Input/output error > Failed to mount /dev/mmcblk0p4 on mnt/ > reboot: Restarting system > Reboot failed -- System halted > > Using veritysetup to verify the integrity against the hashes is successful, > as it's not using the kernel for that ... > > > So it looks like it something changed from 4.8.4 to 4.14.14.
If I am not mistaken the Atmel SHA hw accelerator is an async (read: off CPU) crypto accelerator. Up until 4.12 (I think...) DM-Verity did not use async crypto accelerators (even if present and have high priority). I've changed this is commit d1ac3ff008fb ("dm verity: switch to using asynchronous hash crypto API"). Is it possible that whatever issue you are seeing has always been there and when DM-Verity started using async. accelerators it was only exposed? > Using the 4.14.14 kernel, I removed the patches that were applied on the > atmel-sha.c file in the kernel, one by one, until I got the version from the > 4.8.4 > Basically I reverted the changes from > here:https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/log/drivers/crypto/atmel-sha.c?h=v4.14.14 > until I got this: > https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/log/drivers/crypto/atmel-sha.c?h=v4.8.4 > > It still didn't work. I assumed something there broke the hashing, not the > case. It was still not working with all those commits reverted. > > Furthermore, using the Cryptodev-linux module , and the sample , > adapted to use sha256, I tested the output hashes, with > CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_ATMEL_SHA enabled and then disabled. > > I got the same results in both cases, hardware and software algorithm. So it > doesn't look like the SHA hw accelerator is broken. > > > Any help is appreciated ! > > Thanks in advanced and have a nice day. > > >  http://cryptodev-linux.org/documentation.html >  https://github.com/nmav/cryptodev-linux/blob/master/examples/sha.c >  > https://gist.githubusercontent.com/gmircea/6e1cc029ef5ed7a16b0fedb8b9524f66/raw/eece8a8faadd2de9373e150ef1daf3cf25f4135c/.config > > > -- > dm-devel mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/dm-devel -- Gilad Ben-Yossef Chief Coffee Drinker "If you take a class in large-scale robotics, can you end up in a situation where the homework eats your dog?" -- Jean-Baptiste Queru -- dm-devel mailing list email@example.com https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/dm-devel