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Date:	Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:25:06 +0000
From:	Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>
To:	????????? <gxt@....edu.cn>
Cc:	Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr@...com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Hugh Dickins <hughd@...gle.com>,
	Michel Lespinasse <walken@...gle.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>, Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>,
	Guan Xuetao <gxt@...c.pku.edu.cn>, aswin@...com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: converting unicore32 to gate_vma as done for arm (was Re:??
 [PATCH] mm: cache largest vma)

On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 10:49:15AM +0800, ????????? wrote:
> The patch is ok for unicore32. Thanks Al.
> 
> While testing this patch, a bug is found in arch/unicore32/include/asm/pgtable.h:
> 
> @@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ extern pgprot_t pgprot_kernel;
>                                                                 | PTE_EXEC)
>  #define PAGE_READONLY          __pgprot(pgprot_val(pgprot_user | PTE_READ)
>  #define PAGE_READONLY_EXEC     __pgprot(pgprot_val(pgprot_user | PTE_READ \
> -                                                               | PTE_EXEC)
> +                                                               | PTE_EXEC))
> 
> In fact, all similar macros are wrong. I'll post an bug-fix patch for this obvious error.

BTW, another missing thing is an analog of commit 9b61a4 (ARM: prevent
VM_GROWSDOWN mmaps extending below FIRST_USER_ADDRESS); I'm not sure why
does unicore32 have FIRST_USER_ADDRESS set to PAGE_SIZE (some no-MMU
arm variants really need that, what with the vectors page living at
address 0 on those), but since you have it set that way, you'd probably
better not allow a mapping to grow down there...
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