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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next] PCI: Use GFP_ATOMIC in resource_alignment_store()
On Tue, Sep 03, 2019 at 09:51:05AM -0600, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
>
>
> On 2019-09-02 1:50 a.m., Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 31, 2019 at 12:49:32PM +0000, YueHaibing wrote:
> >> When allocating memory, the GFP_KERNEL cannot be used during the
> >> spin_lock period. It may cause scheduling when holding spin_lock.
> >>
> >> Fixes: f13755318675 ("PCI: Move pci_[get|set]_resource_alignment_param() into their callers")
> >> Signed-off-by: YueHaibing <yuehaibing@huawei.com>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/pci/pci.c | 2 +-
> >> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/drivers/pci/pci.c b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> >> index 484e35349565..0b5fc6736f3f 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/pci/pci.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> >> @@ -6148,7 +6148,7 @@ static ssize_t resource_alignment_store(struct bus_type *bus,
> >> spin_lock(&resource_alignment_lock);
> >>
> >> kfree(resource_alignment_param);
> >> - resource_alignment_param = kstrndup(buf, count, GFP_KERNEL);
> >> + resource_alignment_param = kstrndup(buf, count, GFP_ATOMIC);
> >>
> >> spin_unlock(&resource_alignment_lock);
> >
> > Why not move the allocation outside the lock? Something like this
> > seems much more sensible:
>
> Yes, that seems like a good way to do it. Bjorn, can you squash
> Christoph's patch or do you want me to resend a new one?

I folded Christoph's fix into it, thanks!

> > diff --git a/drivers/pci/pci.c b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> > index 484e35349565..fe205829f676 100644
> > --- a/drivers/pci/pci.c
> > +++ b/drivers/pci/pci.c
> > @@ -6145,14 +6145,16 @@ static ssize_t resource_alignment_show(struct bus_type *bus, char *buf)
> > static ssize_t resource_alignment_store(struct bus_type *bus,
> > const char *buf, size_t count)
> > {
> > - spin_lock(&resource_alignment_lock);
> > + char *param = kstrndup(buf, count, GFP_KERNEL);
> >
> > - kfree(resource_alignment_param);
> > - resource_alignment_param = kstrndup(buf, count, GFP_KERNEL);
> > + if (!param)
> > + return -ENOMEM;
> >
> > + spin_lock(&resource_alignment_lock);
> > + kfree(resource_alignment_param);
> > + resource_alignment_param = param;
> > spin_unlock(&resource_alignment_lock);
> > -
> > - return resource_alignment_param ? count : -ENOMEM;
> > + return count;
> > }
> >
> > static BUS_ATTR_RW(resource_alignment);
> >

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