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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel/rtmutex: Handle non enqueued waiters gracefully in remove_waiter()
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 03:28:45PM +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> In -RT task_blocks_on_rt_mutex() may return with -EAGAIN due to
> (->pi_blocked_on == PI_WAKEUP_INPROGRESS) before it added itself as a
> waiter. In such a case we must not call remove_waiter() because without
> a waiter it will trigger the BUG_ON() statement.
>
> This was initially reported by Yimin Deng. Thomas Gleixner fixed it then
> with an explicit check for waiters before calling remove_waiter() with
> the following note:
>
> | Guard it with rt_mutex_has_waiters(). This is a quick fix which is
> | easy to backport. The proper fix is to have a central check in
> | remove_waiter() so we can call it unconditionally.
>
> This is the suggested change.
> Now that it is possible to call remove_waiter() unconditionally I also
> remove that check from rt_mutex_slowlock().
>
> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/CAAh1qt=DCL9aUXNxanP5BKtiPp3m+qj4yB+gDohhXPVFCxWwzg@mail.gmail.com
> Reported-and-debugged-by: Yimin Deng <yimin11.deng@gmail.com>
> Suggested-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>
> ---
> kernel/locking/rtmutex.c | 8 +++++---
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/locking/rtmutex.c b/kernel/locking/rtmutex.c
> index 65cc0cb984e6..57d28d8f5280 100644
> --- a/kernel/locking/rtmutex.c
> +++ b/kernel/locking/rtmutex.c
> @@ -1068,12 +1068,15 @@ static void mark_wakeup_next_waiter(struct wake_q_head *wake_q,
> static void remove_waiter(struct rt_mutex *lock,
> struct rt_mutex_waiter *waiter)
> {
> - bool is_top_waiter = (waiter == rt_mutex_top_waiter(lock));

I'm a little confused, but isn't it easier to make rt_mutex_top_waiter()
return NULL if there aren't in fact any waiters?

diff --git a/kernel/locking/rtmutex_common.h b/kernel/locking/rtmutex_common.h
index 68686b3ec3c1..70bcafc385c4 100644
--- a/kernel/locking/rtmutex_common.h
+++ b/kernel/locking/rtmutex_common.h
@@ -52,11 +52,13 @@ static inline int rt_mutex_has_waiters(struct rt_mutex *lock)
static inline struct rt_mutex_waiter *
rt_mutex_top_waiter(struct rt_mutex *lock)
{
- struct rt_mutex_waiter *w;
+ struct rb_node *leftmost = rb_first_cached(&lock->waiters);
+ struct rt_mutex_waiter *w = NULL;

- w = rb_entry(lock->waiters.rb_leftmost,
- struct rt_mutex_waiter, tree_entry);
- BUG_ON(w->lock != lock);
+ if (leftmost) {
+ w = rb_entry(leftmost, struct rt_mutex_waiter, tree_entry);
+ BUG_ON(w->lock != lock);
+ }

return w;
}
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