Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "ARM: fix scheduling while atomic warning in alignment" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date March 4, 2013, 8:49 p.m.
Message ID <1362430150-22447-1-git-send-email-luis.henriques@canonical.com>
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Luis Henriques - March 4, 2013, 8:49 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ARM: fix scheduling while atomic warning in alignment

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:

 http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

Thanks.
-Luis

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From 3a57f8913e058585b5383323234cfa4552e10797 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:10:42 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] ARM: fix scheduling while atomic warning in alignment
 handling code

commit b255188f90e2bade1bd11a986dd1ca4861869f4d upstream.

Paolo Pisati reports that IPv6 triggers this warning:

BUG: scheduling while atomic: swapper/0/0/0x40000100
Modules linked in:
[<c001b1c4>] (unwind_backtrace+0x0/0xf0) from [<c0503c5c>] (__schedule_bug+0x48/0x5c)
[<c0503c5c>] (__schedule_bug+0x48/0x5c) from [<c0508608>] (__schedule+0x700/0x740)
[<c0508608>] (__schedule+0x700/0x740) from [<c007007c>] (__cond_resched+0x24/0x34)
[<c007007c>] (__cond_resched+0x24/0x34) from [<c05086dc>] (_cond_resched+0x3c/0x44)
[<c05086dc>] (_cond_resched+0x3c/0x44) from [<c0021f6c>] (do_alignment+0x178/0x78c)
[<c0021f6c>] (do_alignment+0x178/0x78c) from [<c00083e0>] (do_DataAbort+0x34/0x98)
[<c00083e0>] (do_DataAbort+0x34/0x98) from [<c0509a60>] (__dabt_svc+0x40/0x60)
Exception stack(0xc0763d70 to 0xc0763db8)
3d60:                                     e97e805e e97e806e 2c000000 11000000
3d80: ea86bb00 0000002c 00000011 e97e807e c076d2a8 e97e805e e97e806e 0000002c
3da0: 3d000000 c0763dbc c04b98fc c02a8490 00000113 ffffffff
[<c0509a60>] (__dabt_svc+0x40/0x60) from [<c02a8490>] (__csum_ipv6_magic+0x8/0xc8)

Fix this by using probe_kernel_address() stead of __get_user().

Reported-by: Paolo Pisati <p.pisati@gmail.com>
Tested-by: Paolo Pisati <p.pisati@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
---
 arch/arm/mm/alignment.c | 11 ++++-------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

--
1.8.1.2

Patch

diff --git a/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c b/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
index 9107231..fc000e3 100644
--- a/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
+++ b/arch/arm/mm/alignment.c
@@ -750,7 +750,6 @@  do_alignment(unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr, struct pt_regs *regs)
 	unsigned long instr = 0, instrptr;
 	int (*handler)(unsigned long addr, unsigned long instr, struct pt_regs *regs);
 	unsigned int type;
-	mm_segment_t fs;
 	unsigned int fault;
 	u16 tinstr = 0;
 	int isize = 4;
@@ -761,16 +760,15 @@  do_alignment(unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr, struct pt_regs *regs)

 	instrptr = instruction_pointer(regs);

-	fs = get_fs();
-	set_fs(KERNEL_DS);
 	if (thumb_mode(regs)) {
-		fault = __get_user(tinstr, (u16 *)(instrptr & ~1));
+		u16 *ptr = (u16 *)(instrptr & ~1);
+		fault = probe_kernel_address(ptr, tinstr);
 		if (!fault) {
 			if (cpu_architecture() >= CPU_ARCH_ARMv7 &&
 			    IS_T32(tinstr)) {
 				/* Thumb-2 32-bit */
 				u16 tinst2 = 0;
-				fault = __get_user(tinst2, (u16 *)(instrptr+2));
+				fault = probe_kernel_address(ptr + 1, tinst2);
 				instr = (tinstr << 16) | tinst2;
 				thumb2_32b = 1;
 			} else {
@@ -779,8 +777,7 @@  do_alignment(unsigned long addr, unsigned int fsr, struct pt_regs *regs)
 			}
 		}
 	} else
-		fault = __get_user(instr, (u32 *)instrptr);
-	set_fs(fs);
+		fault = probe_kernel_address(instrptr, instr);

 	if (fault) {
 		type = TYPE_FAULT;