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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 8/9] libxc: rework of domain builder's page table handler

On 18/11/15 17:21, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
> On 11/18/2015 11:16 AM, Wei Liu wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 11:11:16AM -0500, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>>> On 11/12/2015 08:43 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>>> In order to prepare a p2m list outside of the initial kernel mapping
>>>> do a rework of the domain builder's page table handler. The goal is
>>>> to be able to use common helpers for page table allocation and setup
>>>> for initial kernel page tables and page tables mapping the p2m list.
>>>> This is achieved by supporting multiple mapping areas. The mapped
>>>> virtual addresses of the single areas must not overlap, while the
>>>> page tables of a new area added might already be partially present.
>>>> Especially the top level page table is existing only once, of course.
>>>> Currently restrict the number of mappings to 1 because the only mapping
>>>> now is the initial mapping created by toolstack. There should not be
>>>> behaviour change and guest visible change introduced.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>
>>>> Reviewed-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx
>>>> ---
>>>>   tools/libxc/xc_dom_x86.c | 479
>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
>>>>   tools/libxc/xg_private.h |  39 +---
>>>>   2 files changed, 252 insertions(+), 266 deletions(-)
>>> This broke PVH. I get a triple fault (somewhere in clear_page(), so the
>>> guest have run a little)
>> Is there any output? We just noticed 32 bit pvgrub is broken. Not sure
>> these two problems are related but the more information the better.
> Not much:
> (d3) mapping kernel into physical memory
> (XEN) d3v0 Triple fault - invoking HVM shutdown action 0
> I then looked at RIP and it was pointing to 'mov    %rax,(%rdi)' in
> clear_page_orig(). I didn't check what %rdi was.

I think I've found the bug. I dropped the special case for pvh to
map page tables writable. Can you try the attached patch, please?


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