Hi Sammer,

On 11/04/18 16:58, Goel, Sameer wrote:
> 
> 
> On 3/28/2018 9:00 AM, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On 2018-03-28 15:39, Timur Tabi wrote:
>>> From: Sameer Goel <sg...@codeaurora.org>
>>>
>>> Set SMMU_GBPA to abort all incoming translations during the SMMU reset
>>> when SMMUEN==0.
>>>
>>> This prevents a race condition where a stray DMA from the crashed primary
>>> kernel can try to access an IOVA address as an invalid PA when SMMU is
>>> disabled during reset in the crash kernel.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Sameer Goel <sg...@codeaurora.org>
>>> ---
>>>  drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c | 12 ++++++++++++
>>>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c b/drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c
>>> index 3f2f1fc68b52..c04a89310c59 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/iommu/arm-smmu-v3.c
>>> @@ -2458,6 +2458,18 @@ static int arm_smmu_device_reset(struct
>>> arm_smmu_device *smmu, bool bypass)
>>>      if (reg & CR0_SMMUEN)
>>>          dev_warn(smmu->dev, "SMMU currently enabled! Resetting...\n");
>>>
>>> +    /*
>>> +     * Abort all incoming translations. This can happen in a kdump case
>>> +     * where SMMU is initialized when a prior DMA is pending. Just
>>> +     * disabling the SMMU in this case might result in writes to invalid
>>> +     * PAs.
>>> +     */
>>> +    ret = arm_smmu_update_gbpa(smmu, 1, GBPA_ABORT);
>>> +    if (ret) {
>>> +        dev_err(smmu->dev, "GBPA not responding to update\n");
>>> +        return ret;
>>> +    }
>>> +
>>>      ret = arm_smmu_device_disable(smmu);
>>>      if (ret)
>>>          return ret;
>>
>> A tangential question: can we reliably detect that the SMMU already
>> has valid mappings, which would indicate that we're in a pretty bad
>> shape already by the time we set that bit? For all we know, memory
>> could have been corrupted long before we hit this point, and this
>> patch barely narrows the window of opportunity.
>
> :) Yes that is correct. This only covers the kdump scenario. Trying
> to get some reliability when booting up the crash kernel. The system
> is already in a bad state. I don't think that this will happen in a
> normal scenario. But please point me to the GICv3 change and I'll
> have a look.

See this:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/maz/arm-platforms.git/tree/drivers/irqchip/irq-gic-v3-its.c?h=irq/irqchip-4.17&id=6eb486b66a3094cdcd68dc39c9df3a29d6a51dd5#n3407

        M.
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