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Subject[PATCH] powerpc/32s: Fix boot failure with KASAN + SMP + JUMP_LABEL_FEATURE_CHECK_DEBUG
Since commit 4291d085b0b0 ("powerpc/32s: Make pte_update() non
atomic on 603 core"), pte_update() has been using
mmu_has_feature(MMU_FTR_HPTE_TABLE) to avoid a useless atomic
operation on 603 cores.

When kasan_early_init() sets up the early zero shadow, it uses
__set_pte_at(). On book3s/32, __set_pte_at() calls pte_update()
when CONFIG_SMP is selected in order to ensure the preservation of
_PAGE_HASHPTE in case of concurrent update of the PTE. But that's
too early for mmu_has_feature(), so when
CONFIG_JUMP_LABEL_FEATURE_CHECK_DEBUG is selected, mmu_has_feature()
calls printk(). That's too early to call printk() because KASAN
early zero shadow page is not set up yet. It leads to a deadlock.

However, when kasan_early_init() is called, there is only one CPU
running and no risk of concurrent PTE update. So __set_pte_at() can
be called with the 'percpu' flag. With that flag set, the PTE is
written directly instead of being written via pte_update().

Reported-by: Erhard Furtner <>
Fixes: 4291d085b0b0 ("powerpc/32s: Make pte_update() non atomic on 603 core")
Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <>
arch/powerpc/mm/kasan/init_32.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/mm/kasan/init_32.c b/arch/powerpc/mm/kasan/init_32.c
index f3e4d069e0ba..a70828a6d935 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/mm/kasan/init_32.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/mm/kasan/init_32.c
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ static void __init kasan_populate_pte(pte_t *ptep, pgprot_t prot)
int i;

for (i = 0; i < PTRS_PER_PTE; i++, ptep++)
- __set_pte_at(&init_mm, va, ptep, pfn_pte(PHYS_PFN(pa), prot), 0);
+ __set_pte_at(&init_mm, va, ptep, pfn_pte(PHYS_PFN(pa), prot), 1);

int __init kasan_init_shadow_page_tables(unsigned long k_start, unsigned long k_end)
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