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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dmaengine: imx-dma: fix wrong callback invoke
On 15-01-19, 17:15, Leonid Iziumtsev wrote:
> Once the "ld_queue" list is not empty, next descriptor will migrate
> into "ld_active" list. The "desc" variable will be overwritten
> during that transition. And later the dmaengine_desc_get_callback_invoke()
> will use it as an argument. As result we invoke wrong callback.
>
> That behaviour was in place since:
> commit fcaaba6c7136 ("dmaengine: imx-dma: fix callback path in tasklet").
> But after commit 4cd13c21b207 ("softirq: Let ksoftirqd do its job")
> things got worse, since possible delay between tasklet_schedule()
> from DMA irq handler and actual tasklet function execution got bigger.
> And that gave more time for new DMA request to be submitted and
> to be put into "ld_queue" list.
>
> It has been noticed that DMA issue is causing problems for "mxc-mmc"
> driver. While stressing the system with heavy network traffic and
> writing/reading to/from sd card simultaneously the timeout may happen:
>
> 10013000.sdhci: mxcmci_watchdog: read time out (status = 0x30004900)
>
> That often lead to file system corruption.

This looks reasonable to me and I think should go to stable as well.
Fabio can we get some testing done on this patch

>
> Signed-off-by: Leonid Iziumtsev <leonid.iziumtsev@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/dma/imx-dma.c | 8 ++++----
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/dma/imx-dma.c b/drivers/dma/imx-dma.c
> index c2fff3f6c9ca..4a09af3cd546 100644
> --- a/drivers/dma/imx-dma.c
> +++ b/drivers/dma/imx-dma.c
> @@ -618,7 +618,7 @@ static void imxdma_tasklet(unsigned long data)
> {
> struct imxdma_channel *imxdmac = (void *)data;
> struct imxdma_engine *imxdma = imxdmac->imxdma;
> - struct imxdma_desc *desc;
> + struct imxdma_desc *desc, *next_desc;
> unsigned long flags;
>
> spin_lock_irqsave(&imxdma->lock, flags);
> @@ -648,10 +648,10 @@ static void imxdma_tasklet(unsigned long data)
> list_move_tail(imxdmac->ld_active.next, &imxdmac->ld_free);
>
> if (!list_empty(&imxdmac->ld_queue)) {
> - desc = list_first_entry(&imxdmac->ld_queue, struct imxdma_desc,
> - node);
> + next_desc = list_first_entry(&imxdmac->ld_queue,
> + struct imxdma_desc, node);
> list_move_tail(imxdmac->ld_queue.next, &imxdmac->ld_active);
> - if (imxdma_xfer_desc(desc) < 0)
> + if (imxdma_xfer_desc(next_desc) < 0)
> dev_warn(imxdma->dev, "%s: channel: %d couldn't xfer desc\n",
> __func__, imxdmac->channel);
> }
> --
> 2.11.0

--
~Vinod

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