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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/2] vfio/mdev: Device namespace protection
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On 5/19/2018 12:40 AM, Alex Williamson wrote:
> v4: Fix the 'create' racing 'remove' gap noted by Kirti by moving
> removal from mdev_list to mdev_device_release(). Fix missing
> mdev_put_parent() cases in mdev_device_create(), also noted
> by Kirti. Added documention update regarding serialization as
> noted by Cornelia. Added additional commit log comment about
> -EAGAIN vs -ENODEV for 'remove' racing 'create'. Added second
> patch to re-order sysfs attributes, with this my targeted
> scripts can no longer hit the gap where -EAGAIN is regurned.
> BTW, the gap where the current code returns -ENODEV in this
> race condition is about 50% easier to hit than it exists in
> this series with patch 1 alone.
>

Thanks for fixing this. This patch set looks good to me.

Thanks,
Kirti

> Thanks,
> Alex
>
> ---
>
> Alex Williamson (2):
> vfio/mdev: Check globally for duplicate devices
> vfio/mdev: Re-order sysfs attribute creation
>
>
> Documentation/vfio-mediated-device.txt | 5 ++
> drivers/vfio/mdev/mdev_core.c | 102 +++++++++++---------------------
> drivers/vfio/mdev/mdev_private.h | 2 -
> drivers/vfio/mdev/mdev_sysfs.c | 14 ++--
> 4 files changed, 49 insertions(+), 74 deletions(-)
>

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