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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 7/7] zram: Use local lock to protect per-CPU data
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On Sun, 2020-10-18 at 19:52 -0600, Yu Zhao wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 10:11:19PM +0200, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> > From: Mike Galbraith <umgwanakikbuti@gmail.com>
> >
> > The zcomp driver uses per-CPU compression. The per-CPU data pointer is
> > acquired with get_cpu_ptr() which implicitly disables preemption.
> > It allocates memory inside the preempt disabled region which conflicts
> > with the PREEMPT_RT semantics.
> >
> > Replace the implicit preemption control with an explicit local lock.
> > This allows RT kernels to substitute it with a real per CPU lock, which
> > serializes the access but keeps the code section preemptible. On non RT
> > kernels this maps to preempt_disable() as before, i.e. no functional
> > change.
>
> Hi,
>
> This change seems to have introduced a potential deadlock. Can you
> please take a look?

Hm, looks like I'm getting undeserved credit for uncovering a locking
bug. In reality, Sebastian was generous with attribution of derivative
work, so he should ge credit.. and it looks like peterz fixed it.

Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:40:09 +0200
From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>

---

diff --git a/drivers/block/zram/zram_drv.c b/drivers/block/zram/zram_drv.c
index 9100ac36670a..c1e2c2e1cde8 100644
--- a/drivers/block/zram/zram_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/block/zram/zram_drv.c
@@ -1216,10 +1216,11 @@ static void zram_free_page(struct zram *zram, size_t index)
static int __zram_bvec_read(struct zram *zram, struct page *page, u32 index,
struct bio *bio, bool partial_io)
{
- int ret;
+ struct zcomp_strm *zstrm;
unsigned long handle;
unsigned int size;
void *src, *dst;
+ int ret;

zram_slot_lock(zram, index);
if (zram_test_flag(zram, index, ZRAM_WB)) {
@@ -1250,6 +1251,9 @@ static int __zram_bvec_read(struct zram *zram, struct page *page, u32 index,

size = zram_get_obj_size(zram, index);

+ if (size != PAGE_SIZE)
+ zstrm = zcomp_stream_get(zram->comp);
+
src = zs_map_object(zram->mem_pool, handle, ZS_MM_RO);
if (size == PAGE_SIZE) {
dst = kmap_atomic(page);
@@ -1257,8 +1261,6 @@ static int __zram_bvec_read(struct zram *zram, struct page *page, u32 index,
kunmap_atomic(dst);
ret = 0;
} else {
- struct zcomp_strm *zstrm = zcomp_stream_get(zram->comp);
-
dst = kmap_atomic(page);
ret = zcomp_decompress(zstrm, src, size, dst);
kunmap_atomic(dst);

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