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[v12,4/6] kasan: Document support on 32-bit powerpc

Message ID 20210615014705.2234866-5-dja@axtens.net (mailing list archive)
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Series KASAN core changes for ppc64 radix KASAN | expand

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Daniel Axtens June 15, 2021, 1:47 a.m. UTC
KASAN is supported on 32-bit powerpc and the docs should reflect this.

Suggested-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>
Reviewed-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <dja@axtens.net>
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 Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst |  8 ++++++--
 Documentation/powerpc/kasan.txt   | 12 ++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/powerpc/kasan.txt
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diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
index 83ec4a556c19..05d2d428a332 100644
--- a/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
+++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
@@ -36,7 +36,8 @@  Both software KASAN modes work with SLUB and SLAB memory allocators,
 while the hardware tag-based KASAN currently only supports SLUB.
 
 Currently, generic KASAN is supported for the x86_64, arm, arm64, xtensa, s390,
-and riscv architectures, and tag-based KASAN modes are supported only for arm64.
+and riscv architectures. It is also supported on 32-bit powerpc kernels.
+Tag-based KASAN modes are supported only for arm64.
 
 Usage
 -----
@@ -343,7 +344,10 @@  CONFIG_KASAN_VMALLOC
 
 With ``CONFIG_KASAN_VMALLOC``, KASAN can cover vmalloc space at the
 cost of greater memory usage. Currently, this is supported on x86,
-riscv, s390, and powerpc.
+riscv, s390, and 32-bit powerpc.
+
+It is optional, except on 32-bit powerpc kernels with module support,
+where it is required.
 
 This works by hooking into vmalloc and vmap and dynamically
 allocating real shadow memory to back the mappings.
diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/kasan.txt b/Documentation/powerpc/kasan.txt
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..26bb0e8bb18c
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/powerpc/kasan.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,12 @@ 
+KASAN is supported on powerpc on 32-bit only.
+
+32 bit support
+==============
+
+KASAN is supported on both hash and nohash MMUs on 32-bit.
+
+The shadow area sits at the top of the kernel virtual memory space above the
+fixmap area and occupies one eighth of the total kernel virtual memory space.
+
+Instrumentation of the vmalloc area is optional, unless built with modules,
+in which case it is required.