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Date:   Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:36:36 +0800
From:   Miles Chen <>
To:     Catalin Marinas <>,
        Will Deacon <>
CC:     <>,
        <>, <>,
        Miles Chen <>,
        Ard Biesheuvel <>
Subject: [PATCH] arm64: mm: check virtual addr in virt_to_page() if CONFIG_DEBUG_VIRTUAL=y

This change uses the original virt_to_page() (the one with __pa()) to
check the given virtual address if CONFIG_DEBUG_VIRTUAL=y.

Recently, I worked on a bug: a driver passes a symbol address to
dma_map_single() and the virt_to_page() (called by dma_map_single())
does not work for non-linear addresses after commit 9f2875912dac
("arm64: mm: restrict virt_to_page() to the linear mapping").

I tried to trap the bug by enabling CONFIG_DEBUG_VIRTUAL but it
did not work - bacause the commit removes the __pa() from
virt_to_page() but CONFIG_DEBUG_VIRTUAL checks the virtual address
in __pa()/__virt_to_phys().

A simple solution is to use the original virt_to_page()
(the one with__pa()) if CONFIG_DEBUG_VIRTUAL=y.

Signed-off-by: Miles Chen <>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <>
 arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h
index 290195168bb3..2cb8248fa2c8 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h
+++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/memory.h
@@ -302,7 +302,7 @@ static inline void *phys_to_virt(phys_addr_t x)
 #define ARCH_PFN_OFFSET		((unsigned long)PHYS_PFN_OFFSET)
 #define virt_to_page(kaddr)	pfn_to_page(__pa(kaddr) >> PAGE_SHIFT)
 #define _virt_addr_valid(kaddr)	pfn_valid(__pa(kaddr) >> PAGE_SHIFT)

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