lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Jan]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/fb-helper: fix leaks in error path of drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup
From
Date


Den 24.12.2018 16.03, skrev Peter Wu:
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 03:52:55PM +0100, Noralf Trønnes wrote:
>>
>>
>> Den 24.12.2018 00.10, skrev Peter Wu:
>>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 02:55:52PM +0100, Noralf Trønnes wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Den 23.12.2018 01.55, skrev Peter Wu:
>>>>> After drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup calls drm_fb_helper_init,
>>>>> "dev->fb_helper" will be initialized (and thus drm_fb_helper_fini will
>>>>> have some effect). After that, drm_fb_helper_initial_config is called
>>>>> which may call the "fb_probe" driver callback.
>>>>>
>>>>> This driver callback may call drm_fb_helper_defio_init (as is done by
>>>>> drm_fb_helper_generic_probe) or set a framebuffer (as is done by bochs)
>>>>> as documented. These are normally cleaned up on exit by
>>>>> drm_fb_helper_fbdev_teardown which also calls drm_fb_helper_fini.
>>>>>
>>>>> If an error occurs after "fb_probe", but before setup is complete, then
>>>>> calling just drm_fb_helper_fini will leak resources. This was triggered
>>>>> by df2052cc922 ("bochs: convert to drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup/teardown"):
>>>>>
>>>>> [ 50.008030] bochsdrmfb: enable CONFIG_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN to support this framebuffer
>>>>> [ 50.009436] bochs-drm 0000:00:02.0: [drm:drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup] *ERROR* fbdev: Failed to set configuration (ret=-38)
>>>>> [ 50.011456] [drm] Initialized bochs-drm 1.0.0 20130925 for 0000:00:02.0 on minor 2
>>>>> [ 50.013604] WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 1 at drivers/gpu/drm/drm_mode_config.c:477 drm_mode_config_cleanup+0x280/0x2a0
>>>>> [ 50.016175] CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Tainted: G T 4.20.0-rc7 #1
>>>>> [ 50.017732] EIP: drm_mode_config_cleanup+0x280/0x2a0
>>>>> ...
>>>>> [ 50.023155] Call Trace:
>>>>> [ 50.023155] ? bochs_kms_fini+0x1e/0x30
>>>>> [ 50.023155] ? bochs_unload+0x18/0x40
>>>>>
>>>>> This can be reproduced with QEMU and CONFIG_FB_LITTLE_ENDIAN=n.
>>>>>
>>>>> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181221083226.GI23332@shao2-debian
>>>>> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181223004315.GA11455@al
>>>>> Fixes: 8741216396b2 ("drm/fb-helper: Add drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup/teardown()")
>>>>> Reported-by: kernel test robot <rong.a.chen@intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Noralf Trønnes <noralf@tronnes.org>
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Peter Wu <peter@lekensteyn.nl>
>>>>> ---
>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_helper.c | 2 +-
>>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>
>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_helper.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_helper.c
>>>>> index 9d64f874f965..432e0f3b9267 100644
>>>>> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_helper.c
>>>>> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_helper.c
>>>>> @@ -2860,7 +2860,7 @@ int drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup(struct drm_device *dev,
>>>>> return 0;
>>>>> err_drm_fb_helper_fini:
>>>>> - drm_fb_helper_fini(fb_helper);
>>>>> + drm_fb_helper_fbdev_teardown(dev);
>>>>
>>>> This change will break the error path for drm_fbdev_generic_setup()
>>>> because drm_fb_helper_generic_probe() cleans up on error but doesn't
>>>> clear drm_fb_helper->fb resulting in a double drm_framebuffer_remove().
>>>
>>> This should probably considered a bug of drm_fb_helper_generic_probe.
>>> Ownership of fb_helper should remain with the caller. The caller can
>>> detect an error and act accordingly.
>>>
>>>> My assumption has been that the drm_fb_helper_funcs->fb_probe callback
>>>> cleans up its resources on error. Clearly this is not the case for bochs, so
>>>> my take on this is that bochsfb_create() needs to clean up on error.
>>>
>>> That assumption still holds for bochs. The problem is this sequence:
>>> - drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup is called.
>>> - fb_probe succeeds (this is crucial).
>>> - register_framebuffer fails.
>>> - error path of setup is triggered.
>>>
>>> As fb_helper is fully setup by drivers, the drm_fb_helper core should
>>> fully deallocate it again on the error path or else a leak occurs.
>>>
>>>> Gerd has a patchset that switches bochs over to the generic fbdev
>>>> emulation, but ofc that doesn't help with 4.20:
>>>> https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/54269/
>>>
>>> And that does not help with other users of the drm_fb_helper who use
>>> functions like drm_fb_helper_defio_init. They will likely run in the
>>> same problem.
>>>
>>> I don't have a way to test tinydrm or other drivers, but if you force
>>> register_framebuffer to fail, you should be able to reproduce the
>>> problem with drm_fb_helper_generic_probe.
>>>
>>
>> Now I understand. I have looked at the drivers that use drm_fb_helper
>> and no one seem to handle the case where register_framebuffer() is
>> failing.
>>
>> Here's what drivers do when drm_fb_helper_initial_config() fails:
>>
>> Doesn't check:
>> amdgpu
>> virtio
>>
>> Calls drm_fb_helper_fini():
>> armada
>> ast
>> exynos
>> gma500
>> hisilicon
>> mgag200
>> msm
>> nouveau
>> omap
>> radeon
>> rockchip
>> tegra
>> udl
>> bochs - Uses drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup()
>> qxl - Uses drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup()
>> vboxvideo - Uses drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup()
>>
>> Might clean up, not sure:
>> cirrus
>>
>> Looks suspicious:
>> i915
>>
>> I looked at bochs before it switched to drm_fb_helper_fbdev_setup() and
>> it also just called drm_fb_helper_fini().
>>
>> It looks like you've uncovered something no one has though about (or
>> not implemented at least).
>>
>> It's not just the framebuffer that's not destroyed, the buffer object
>> is also leaked. drm_mode_config_cleanup() yells about the framebuffer
>> (and frees it), but says nothing about the buffer object. It might be
>> that it can't even be made to detect that since some drivers do special
>> stuff for the fbdev buffer.
>>
>> I'll pick up on this and do some testing after the Christmas holidays.
>
> Thanks, the warning is bad for CI (which uses QEMU), but otherwise it
> should not have any effect on regular users so it can wait.
>

This patch is good as long as it's applied along side the fix[1] to the
generic emulation:

Reviewed-by: Noralf Trønnes <noralf@tronnes.org>

I can apply them both when I get an ack/rb on the other patch.

Thanks for fixing this.

Noralf.

[1] https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/275002/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-01-05 19:27    [W:0.131 / U:1.072 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site