lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2022]   [Jul]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRE: [PATCH v5 04/21] x86/resctrl: Group struct rdt_hw_domain cleanup
Date
Hi James

> On 29/06/2022 09:33, tan.shaopeng@fujitsu.com wrote:
> >> domain_add_cpu() and domain_remove_cpu() need to kfree() the child
> >> arrays that were allocated by domain_setup_ctrlval().
> >>
> >> As this memory is moved around, and new arrays are created, adjusting
> >> the error handling cleanup code becomes noisier.
> >>
> >> To simplify this, move all the kfree() calls into a domain_free() helper.
> >> This depends on struct rdt_hw_domain being kzalloc()d, allowing it to
> >> unconditionally kfree() all the child arrays.
>
> >> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/resctrl/core.c
> >> b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/resctrl/core.c
> >> index 25f30148478b..e37889f7a1a5 100644
> >> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/resctrl/core.c
> >> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/resctrl/core.c
> >> @@ -414,6 +414,13 @@ void setup_default_ctrlval(struct rdt_resource
> >> *r, u32 *dc, u32 *dm)
> >> }
> >> }
> >>
> >> +static void domain_free(struct rdt_hw_domain *hw_dom) {
> >> + kfree(hw_dom->ctrl_val);
> >> + kfree(hw_dom->mbps_val);
> >> + kfree(hw_dom);
> >> +}
> >> +
> >> static int domain_setup_ctrlval(struct rdt_resource *r, struct rdt_domain
> *d) {
> >> struct rdt_hw_resource *hw_res = resctrl_to_arch_res(r); @@ -488,7
> >> +495,7 @@ static void domain_add_cpu(int cpu, struct rdt_resource *r)
> >> rdt_domain_reconfigure_cdp(r);
> >>
> >> if (r->alloc_capable && domain_setup_ctrlval(r, d)) {
> >> - kfree(hw_dom);
> >> + domain_free(hw_dom);
>
> > domain_free(hw_dom) is executed when fails allocated hw_dom->ctrl_val
> > by kmalloc_array() in domain_setup_ctrlval(r, d), but hw_dom->ctrl_val
> > is freed in domain_free(hw_dom).
> >
> > Also, hw_dom->mbps_val is not allocated at this time, but it is freed
> > in domain_free(hw_dom).
>
> Yes, this is deliberate. These cases end up doing:
> | kfree(NULL);
> which is harmless. kfree() checks for a NULL argument and does nothing.
>
> The alternative would be to spread the cleanup all over the place, so it only calls
> kfree() on something that has been allocated - this would be more complex and
> easier to miss something.

Thank you for explaining. I learned.

Best regards,
Shaopeng

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2022-07-01 08:39    [W:0.252 / U:3.136 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site