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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] lib: cpu_rmap: avoid flushing all workqueues
On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 11:24:34AM -0800, David Decotigny wrote:
> In some cases, free_irq_cpu_rmap() is called while holding a lock
> (eg. rtnl). This can lead to deadlocks, because it invokes
> flush_scheduled_work() which ends up waiting for whole system
> workqueue to flush, but some pending works might try to acquire the
> lock we are already holding.
>
> This commit uses reference-counting to replace
> irq_run_affinity_notifiers(). It also removes
> irq_run_affinity_notifiers() altogether.
>
> Signed-off-by: David Decotigny <decot@googlers.com>

A couple of comments below; with those addressed,
Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>

> include/linux/cpu_rmap.h | 13 ++++--------
> include/linux/interrupt.h | 5 -----
> lib/cpu_rmap.c | 48 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
> 3 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/cpu_rmap.h b/include/linux/cpu_rmap.h
> index ac3bbb5..3be2813 100644
> --- a/include/linux/cpu_rmap.h
> +++ b/include/linux/cpu_rmap.h
> @@ -13,9 +13,11 @@
> #include <linux/cpumask.h>
> #include <linux/gfp.h>
> #include <linux/slab.h>
> +#include <linux/kref.h>
>
> /**
> * struct cpu_rmap - CPU affinity reverse-map
> + * @refcount: kref for object
> * @size: Number of objects to be reverse-mapped
> * @used: Number of objects added
> * @obj: Pointer to array of object pointers
> @@ -23,6 +25,7 @@
> * based on affinity masks
> */
> struct cpu_rmap {
> + struct kref refcount;
> u16 size, used;
> void **obj;
> struct {
> @@ -33,15 +36,7 @@ struct cpu_rmap {
> #define CPU_RMAP_DIST_INF 0xffff
>
> extern struct cpu_rmap *alloc_cpu_rmap(unsigned int size, gfp_t flags);
> -
> -/**
> - * free_cpu_rmap - free CPU affinity reverse-map
> - * @rmap: Reverse-map allocated with alloc_cpu_rmap(), or %NULL
> - */
> -static inline void free_cpu_rmap(struct cpu_rmap *rmap)
> -{
> - kfree(rmap);
> -}
> +extern void free_cpu_rmap(struct cpu_rmap *rmap);
>
> extern int cpu_rmap_add(struct cpu_rmap *rmap, void *obj);
> extern int cpu_rmap_update(struct cpu_rmap *rmap, u16 index,
> diff --git a/include/linux/interrupt.h b/include/linux/interrupt.h
> index 5e4e617..5fa5afe 100644
> --- a/include/linux/interrupt.h
> +++ b/include/linux/interrupt.h
> @@ -268,11 +268,6 @@ struct irq_affinity_notify {
> extern int
> irq_set_affinity_notifier(unsigned int irq, struct irq_affinity_notify *notify);
>
> -static inline void irq_run_affinity_notifiers(void)
> -{
> - flush_scheduled_work();
> -}
> -
> #else /* CONFIG_SMP */
>
> static inline int irq_set_affinity(unsigned int irq, const struct cpumask *m)
> diff --git a/lib/cpu_rmap.c b/lib/cpu_rmap.c
> index 145dec5..295cbf8 100644
> --- a/lib/cpu_rmap.c
> +++ b/lib/cpu_rmap.c
> @@ -45,6 +45,7 @@ struct cpu_rmap *alloc_cpu_rmap(unsigned int size, gfp_t flags)
> if (!rmap)
> return NULL;
>
> + kref_init(&rmap->refcount);
> rmap->obj = (void **)((char *)rmap + obj_offset);
>
> /* Initially assign CPUs to objects on a rota, since we have
> @@ -63,6 +64,26 @@ struct cpu_rmap *alloc_cpu_rmap(unsigned int size, gfp_t flags)
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_cpu_rmap);
>
> +/**
> + * reclaim_cpu_rmap - internal reclaiming helper called from kref_put
> + * @ref: kref to struct cpu_rmap
> + */
> +static void reclaim_cpu_rmap(struct kref *ref)
> +{
> + struct cpu_rmap *rmap = container_of(ref, struct cpu_rmap, refcount);
> + kfree(rmap);
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * free_cpu_rmap - free CPU affinity reverse-map
> + * @rmap: Reverse-map allocated with alloc_cpu_rmap(), or %NULL
> + */
> +void free_cpu_rmap(struct cpu_rmap *rmap)
> +{
> + kref_put(&rmap->refcount, reclaim_cpu_rmap);
> +}
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(free_cpu_rmap);
> +
> /* Reevaluate nearest object for given CPU, comparing with the given
> * neighbours at the given distance.
> */
> @@ -197,8 +218,7 @@ struct irq_glue {
> * free_irq_cpu_rmap - free a CPU affinity reverse-map used for IRQs
> * @rmap: Reverse-map allocated with alloc_irq_cpu_map(), or %NULL
> *
> - * Must be called in process context, before freeing the IRQs, and
> - * without holding any locks required by global workqueue items.
> + * Must be called in process context, before freeing the IRQs.
> */
> void free_irq_cpu_rmap(struct cpu_rmap *rmap)
> {
> @@ -212,12 +232,18 @@ void free_irq_cpu_rmap(struct cpu_rmap *rmap)
> glue = rmap->obj[index];
> irq_set_affinity_notifier(glue->notify.irq, NULL);
> }
> - irq_run_affinity_notifiers();
>
> - kfree(rmap);
> + kref_put(&rmap->refcount, reclaim_cpu_rmap);

This should call free_cpu_rmap, rather than duplicating its body.

> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(free_irq_cpu_rmap);
>
> +/**
> + * irq_cpu_rmap_notify - callback for IRQ subsystem when IRQ affinity updated
> + * @notify: struct irq_affinity_notify passed by irq/manage.c
> + * @mask: cpu mask for new SMP affinity
> + *
> + * This is executed in workqueue context.
> + */
> static void
> irq_cpu_rmap_notify(struct irq_affinity_notify *notify, const cpumask_t *mask)
> {
> @@ -230,16 +256,23 @@ irq_cpu_rmap_notify(struct irq_affinity_notify *notify, const cpumask_t *mask)
> pr_warning("irq_cpu_rmap_notify: update failed: %d\n", rc);
> }
>
> +/**
> + * irq_cpu_rmap_release - reclaiming callback for IRQ subsystem
> + * @ref: kref to struct irq_affinity_notify passed by irq/manage.c
> + */
> static void irq_cpu_rmap_release(struct kref *ref)
> {
> struct irq_glue *glue =
> container_of(ref, struct irq_glue, notify.kref);
> + struct cpu_rmap *rmap = glue->rmap;
> +
> kfree(glue);
> + kref_put(&rmap->refcount, reclaim_cpu_rmap);

Likewise, but also, why not call free_cpu_rmap(glue->rmap) before
kfree(glue) so you don't need the local copy?

> }
>
> /**
> * irq_cpu_rmap_add - add an IRQ to a CPU affinity reverse-map
> - * @rmap: The reverse-map
> + * @rmap: The per-IRQ reverse-map
> * @irq: The IRQ number
> *
> * This adds an IRQ affinity notifier that will update the reverse-map
> @@ -259,9 +292,12 @@ int irq_cpu_rmap_add(struct cpu_rmap *rmap, int irq)
> glue->notify.release = irq_cpu_rmap_release;
> glue->rmap = rmap;
> glue->index = cpu_rmap_add(rmap, glue);
> + kref_get(&rmap->refcount);
> rc = irq_set_affinity_notifier(irq, &glue->notify);
> - if (rc)
> + if (rc) {
> kfree(glue);
> + kref_put(&rmap->refcount, reclaim_cpu_rmap);

Likewise.

> + }
> return rc;
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(irq_cpu_rmap_add);
> --
> 1.7.10.2.5.g20d7bc9
>


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