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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] PM-runtime: Check supplier_preactivated before release supplier
On Thu, Jun 30, 2022 at 4:26 PM Peter Wang <peter.wang@mediatek.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 6/30/22 12:01 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > [Add CCs to linix-pm, LKML and Greg]
> >
> > On Wednesday, June 29, 2022 5:32:00 PM CEST Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 4:47 PM Peter Wang <peter.wang@mediatek.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On 6/29/22 9:22 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 5:02 AM Peter Wang <peter.wang@mediatek.com> wrote:
> >>>>> On 6/28/22 11:54 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>>>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 3:53 AM Peter Wang <peter.wang@mediatek.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>> On 6/28/22 3:00 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>>>>>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 2:08 PM <peter.wang@mediatek.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>> From: Peter Wang <peter.wang@mediatek.com>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> With divice link of DL_FLAG_PM_RUNTIME, if consumer call pm_runtime_get_suppliers
> >>>>>>>>> to prevent supplier enter suspend, pm_runtime_release_supplier should
> >>>>>>>>> check supplier_preactivated before let supplier enter suspend.
> >>>>>>>> Why?
> >>>>>>> because supplier_preactivated is true means supplier cannot enter
> >>>>>>> suspend, right?
> >>>>>> No, it doesn't mean that.
> >>>>> Hi Rafael,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> if supplier_preactivated is true, means someone call
> >>>>> pm_runtime_get_suppliers and
> >>>>> before pm_runtime_put_suppliers right? This section suppliers should not
> >>>>> enter suspend.
> >>>> No, this is not how this is expected to work.
> >>>>
> >>>> First off, the only caller of pm_runtime_get_suppliers() and
> >>>> pm_runtime_put_suppliers() is __driver_probe_device(). Really nobody
> >>>> else has any business that would require calling them.
> >>> Hi Rafael,
> >>>
> >>> Yes, you are right!
> >>> __driver_probe_device the only one use and just because
> >>> __driver_probe_device use
> >>> pm_runtime_get_suppliers cause problem.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Second, the role of pm_runtime_get_suppliers() is to "preactivate" the
> >>>> suppliers before running probe for a consumer device and the role of
> >>> the role of pm_runtime_get_suppliers() is to "preactivate" the suppliers,
> >>> but suppliers may suspend immediately after preactivate right?
> >>> Here is just this case. this is first racing point.
> >>> Thread A: pm_runtime_get_suppliers -> __driver_probe_device
> >>> Thread B: pm_runtime_release_supplier
> >>> Thread A: Run with supplier not preactivate -> __driver_probe_device
> >>>
> >>>> pm_runtime_put_suppliers() is to do the cleanup in case the device is
> >>>> left in suspend after probing.
> >>>>
> >>>> IOW, pm_runtime_get_suppliers() is to ensure that the suppliers will
> >>>> be active until the probe callback takes over and the rest depends on
> >>>> that callback.
> >>> The problem of this racing will finally let consumer is active but
> >>> supplier is suspended.
> >> So it would be better to send a bug report regarding this.
> >>
> >>> The link relation is broken.
> >>> I know you may curious how it happened? right?
> >>> Honestly, I am not sure, but I think the second racing point
> >>> is rpm_get_suppliers and pm_runtime_put_suppliers(release rpm_active).
> >> I'm not sure what you mean by "the racing point".
> >>
> >> Yes, these functions can run concurrently.
> >>
> >>> So, I try to fix the first racing point and the problem is gone.
> >>> It is full meet expect, and the pm runtime will work smoothly after
> >>> __driver_probe_device done.
> >> I'm almost sure that there is at least one scenario that would be
> >> broken by this change.
> > That said, the code in there may be a bit overdesigned.
> >
> > Does the patch below help?
> >
> > ---
> > drivers/base/power/runtime.c | 14 +-------------
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 13 deletions(-)
> >
> > Index: linux-pm/drivers/base/power/runtime.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-pm.orig/drivers/base/power/runtime.c
> > +++ linux-pm/drivers/base/power/runtime.c
> > @@ -1768,7 +1768,6 @@ void pm_runtime_get_suppliers(struct dev
> > if (link->flags & DL_FLAG_PM_RUNTIME) {
> > link->supplier_preactivated = true;
> > pm_runtime_get_sync(link->supplier);
> > - refcount_inc(&link->rpm_active);
> > }
> >
> > device_links_read_unlock(idx);
> > @@ -1788,19 +1787,8 @@ void pm_runtime_put_suppliers(struct dev
> > list_for_each_entry_rcu(link, &dev->links.suppliers, c_node,
> > device_links_read_lock_held())
> > if (link->supplier_preactivated) {
> > - bool put;
> > -
> > link->supplier_preactivated = false;
> > -
> > - spin_lock_irq(&dev->power.lock);
> > -
> > - put = pm_runtime_status_suspended(dev) &&
> > - refcount_dec_not_one(&link->rpm_active);
> > -
> > - spin_unlock_irq(&dev->power.lock);
> > -
> > - if (put)
> > - pm_runtime_put(link->supplier);
> > + pm_runtime_put(link->supplier);
> > }
> >
> > device_links_read_unlock(idx);
>
>
> Hi Rafael,
>
> I think this patch solve the rpm_active racing problem.
> But it still have problem that
> pm_runtime_get_suppliers call pm_runtime_get_sync(link->supplier)
> and supplier could suspend immediately by other thread who call
> pm_runtime_release_supplier.

No, it won't, because pm_runtime_release_supplier() won't drop the
reference on the supplier taken by pm_runtime_get_suppliers(0 after
the patch.

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