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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 2/8] powerpc/vdso: Remove __kernel_datapage_offset and simplify __get_datapage()
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On 07/16/2020 02:59 AM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr> writes:
>> The VDSO datapage and the text pages are always located immediately
>> next to each other, so it can be hardcoded without an indirection
>> through __kernel_datapage_offset
>>
>> In order to ease things, move the data page in front like other
>> arches, that way there is no need to know the size of the library
>> to locate the data page.
>>
>> Before:
>> clock-getres-realtime-coarse: vdso: 714 nsec/call
>> clock-gettime-realtime-coarse: vdso: 792 nsec/call
>> clock-gettime-realtime: vdso: 1243 nsec/call
>>
>> After:
>> clock-getres-realtime-coarse: vdso: 699 nsec/call
>> clock-gettime-realtime-coarse: vdso: 784 nsec/call
>> clock-gettime-realtime: vdso: 1231 nsec/call
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
>> ---
>> v7:
>> - Moved the removal of the tmp param of __get_datapage()
>> in a subsequent patch
>> - Included the addition of the offset param to __get_datapage()
>> in the further preparatory patch
>> ---
>> arch/powerpc/include/asm/vdso_datapage.h | 8 ++--
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c | 53 ++++--------------------
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso32/datapage.S | 3 --
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso32/vdso32.lds.S | 7 +---
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso64/datapage.S | 3 --
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso64/vdso64.lds.S | 7 +---
>> 6 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 65 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/vdso_datapage.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/vdso_datapage.h
>> index b9ef6cf50ea5..11886467dfdf 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/vdso_datapage.h
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/vdso_datapage.h
>> @@ -118,10 +118,12 @@ extern struct vdso_data *vdso_data;
>>
>> .macro get_datapage ptr, tmp
>> bcl 20, 31, .+4
>> +999:
>> mflr \ptr
>> - addi \ptr, \ptr, (__kernel_datapage_offset - (.-4))@l
>> - lwz \tmp, 0(\ptr)
>> - add \ptr, \tmp, \ptr
>> +#if CONFIG_PPC_PAGE_SHIFT > 14
>> + addis \ptr, \ptr, (_vdso_datapage - 999b)@ha
>> +#endif
>> + addi \ptr, \ptr, (_vdso_datapage - 999b)@l
>> .endm
>>
>> #endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
>> index f38f26e844b6..d33fa22ddbed 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vdso.c
>> @@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ int arch_setup_additional_pages(struct linux_binprm *bprm, int uses_interp)
>> * install_special_mapping or the perf counter mmap tracking code
>> * will fail to recognise it as a vDSO (since arch_vma_name fails).
>> */
>> - current->mm->context.vdso_base = vdso_base;
>> + current->mm->context.vdso_base = vdso_base + PAGE_SIZE;
>
> I merged this but then realised it breaks the display of the vdso in /proc/self/maps.
>
> ie. the vdso vma gets no name:
>
> # cat /proc/self/maps
> 110f90000-110fa0000 r-xp 00000000 08:03 17021844 /usr/bin/cat
> 110fa0000-110fb0000 r--p 00000000 08:03 17021844 /usr/bin/cat
> 110fb0000-110fc0000 rw-p 00010000 08:03 17021844 /usr/bin/cat
> 126000000-126030000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0 [heap]
> 7fffa8790000-7fffa87d0000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
> 7fffa87d0000-7fffa8830000 r--p 00000000 08:03 17521786 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_CTYPE
> 7fffa8830000-7fffa8840000 r--p 00000000 08:03 16958337 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_NUMERIC
> 7fffa8840000-7fffa8850000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8501358 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_TIME
> 7fffa8850000-7fffa8ad0000 r--p 00000000 08:03 16870886 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_COLLATE
> 7fffa8ad0000-7fffa8ae0000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8509433 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_MONETARY
> 7fffa8ae0000-7fffa8af0000 r--p 00000000 08:03 25383753 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_MESSAGES/SYS_LC_MESSAGES
> 7fffa8af0000-7fffa8b00000 r--p 00000000 08:03 17521790 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_PAPER
> 7fffa8b00000-7fffa8b10000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8501354 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_NAME
> 7fffa8b10000-7fffa8b20000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8509431 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_ADDRESS
> 7fffa8b20000-7fffa8b30000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8509434 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_TELEPHONE
> 7fffa8b30000-7fffa8b40000 r--p 00000000 08:03 17521787 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_MEASUREMENT
> 7fffa8b40000-7fffa8b50000 r--s 00000000 08:03 25623315 /usr/lib64/gconv/gconv-modules.cache
> 7fffa8b50000-7fffa8d40000 r-xp 00000000 08:03 25383789 /usr/lib64/libc-2.30.so
> 7fffa8d40000-7fffa8d50000 r--p 001e0000 08:03 25383789 /usr/lib64/libc-2.30.so
> 7fffa8d50000-7fffa8d60000 rw-p 001f0000 08:03 25383789 /usr/lib64/libc-2.30.so
> 7fffa8d60000-7fffa8d70000 r--p 00000000 08:03 8509432 /usr/lib/locale/en_AU.utf8/LC_IDENTIFICATION
> 7fffa8d70000-7fffa8d90000 r-xp 00000000 00:00 0 <--- missing
> 7fffa8d90000-7fffa8dc0000 r-xp 00000000 08:03 25383781 /usr/lib64/ld-2.30.so
> 7fffa8dc0000-7fffa8dd0000 r--p 00020000 08:03 25383781 /usr/lib64/ld-2.30.so
> 7fffa8dd0000-7fffa8de0000 rw-p 00030000 08:03 25383781 /usr/lib64/ld-2.30.so
> 7fffc31c0000-7fffc31f0000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0 [stack]
>
>
> And it's also going to break the logic in arch_unmap() to detect if
> we're unmapping (part of) the VDSO. And it will break arch_remap() too.
>
> And the logic to recognise the signal trampoline in
> arch/powerpc/perf/callchain_*.c as well.

I don't think it breaks that one, because ->vdsobase is still the start
of text.

>
> So I'm going to rebase and drop this for now.
>
> Basically we have a bunch of places that assume that vdso_base is == the
> start of the VDSO vma, and also that the code starts there. So that will
> need some work to tease out all those assumptions and make them work
> with this change.

Ok, one day I need to look at it in more details and see how other
architectures handle it etc ...

As the benefit is only 2 CPU cycles, I'll drop it for now.

Christophe

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