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Subject[PATCH] softirq: add irq off checking for __raise_softirq_irqoff
__raise_softirq_irqoff will update per-CPU mask of pending softirqs,
it need to be called in irq disabled context in order to keep it atomic
operation, otherwise it will be interrupted by hardware interrupt,
and per-CPU softirqs pending mask will be corrupted, the result is
there will be unexpected issue, for example hrtimer soft irq will
be losed and soft hrtimer will never be expire and handled.

Adding irqs disabled checking here to provide warning in irqs enabled

Signed-off-by: Jiafei Pan <>
kernel/softirq.c | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/softirq.c b/kernel/softirq.c
index bf88d7f62433..11f61e54a3ae 100644
--- a/kernel/softirq.c
+++ b/kernel/softirq.c
@@ -481,6 +481,11 @@ void raise_softirq(unsigned int nr)

void __raise_softirq_irqoff(unsigned int nr)
+ /* This function can only be called in irq disabled context,
+ * otherwise or_softirq_pending will be interrupted by hardware
+ * interrupt, so that there will be unexpected issue.
+ */
+ WARN_ON_ONCE(!irqs_disabled());
or_softirq_pending(1UL << nr);
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