* Jan Beulich <jbeul...@suse.com> wrote:

> >>> On 21.02.18 at 17:53, <mi...@kernel.org> wrote:
> 
> > * Jan Beulich <jbeul...@suse.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Using just the leaf page table entry flags would cause a false warning
> >> in case _PAGE_RW is clear or _PAGE_NX is set in a higher level entry.
> >> Hand through both the current entry's flags as well as the accumulated
> >> effective value (the latter as pgprotval_t instead of pgprot_t, as it's
> >> not an actual entry's value).
> >> 
> >> This in particular eliminates the false W+X warning when running under
> >> Xen, as commit 2cc42bac1c ("x86-64/Xen: eliminate W+X mappings") has to
> >> make the necessary adjustment in L2 rather than L1 (the reason is
> >> explained there). I.e. _PAGE_RW is clear there in L1, but _PAGE_NX is
> >> set in L2.
> >> 
> >> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeul...@suse.com>
> >> Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgr...@suse.com>
> >> ---
> >> v2: Re-base onto tip tree. Add Xen related paragraph to description.
> >> ---
> >>  arch/x86/mm/dump_pagetables.c |   92 
> > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
> >>  1 file changed, 57 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
> > 
> > There's a build failure with CONFIG_KASAN=y enabled:
> > 
> >  arch/x86/mm/dump_pagetables.c: In function ‘kasan_page_table’:
> >  arch/x86/mm/dump_pagetables.c:365:3: error: too few arguments to function 
> > ‘note_page’
> >  arch/x86/mm/dump_pagetables.c:238:13: note: declared here
> 
> Oh, I see. Question though is what to pass as the extra argument:
> Do I need to pass in the caller's effective rights, or should I take
> kasan_page_table()'s checking against kasan_zero_p?d as an
> indication that the effective permission is zero here? I'm sorry for
> this probably trivial question, but I know nothing about how KASAN
> works.

I'm not sure either - but I've Cc:-ed the KASAN gents who might be able to
help us out here?

Thanks,

        Ingo

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