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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Himanshu Madhani <himanshu.madhani@qlogic.com>
Cc: target-devel@vger.kernel.org, nab@linux-iscsi.org,
	giridhar.malavali@qlogic.com, linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 12/20] target/tmr: LUN reset cause cmd premature free.
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 18:48:59 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20151208024859.GB32255@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1449535747-2850-13-git-send-email-himanshu.madhani@qlogic.com>

On Mon, Dec 07, 2015 at 07:48:59PM -0500, Himanshu Madhani wrote:
> From: Quinn Tran <quinn.tran@qlogic.com>
> 
> During LUN/Target reset, the TMR code attempt to intercept
> cmds and try to aborted them.  Current code assume cmds are
> always intercepted at the back end device.  The cleanup code
> would issue a "queue_status() & check_stop_free()" to terminate
> the command.  However, when a cmd is intercepted at the front
> end/Fabric layer, current code introduce premature free or
> cause Fabric to double free.
> 
> When command is intercepted at Fabric layer, it means a
> check_stop_free(cmd_kref--) has been called.  The extra
> check_stop_free in the Lun Reset cleanup code causes early
> free.  When a cmd in the Fabric layer is completed, the normal
> free code adds another another free which introduce a double free.
> 
> To fix the issue:
> - add a new flag/CMD_T_SENT_STATUS to track command that have
>  made it down to fabric layer after back end good/bad completion.
> - if cmd reach Fabric Layer at Lun Reset time, add an extra
>  cmd_kref count to prevent premature free.

This seems lke something solved by Bart's abort rewrite in a much nicer
way.  All this special casing based on magic flags isn't maintainable
in the long run.

  reply	other threads:[~2015-12-08  2:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-12-08  0:48 [PATCH 00/20] qla2xxx: Patches for target-pending branch Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 01/20] qla2xxx: Enable Extended Login support Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 15:51   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08 19:35     ` Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 02/20] qla2xxx: Enable Exchange offload support Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 15:52   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 03/20] qla2xxx: Enable Target counters in DebugFS Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 15:52   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 04/20] qla2xxx: Add FW resource count " Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 15:53   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 05/20] qla2xxx: Added interface to send ELS commands from driver Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  2:10   ` kbuild test robot
2015-12-08  2:10   ` [PATCH] qla2xxx: fix ifnullfree.cocci warnings kbuild test robot
2015-12-08 15:54   ` [PATCH 05/20] qla2xxx: Added interface to send ELS commands from driver Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 06/20] qla2xxx: Delete session if initiator is gone from FW Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  1:41   ` kbuild test robot
2015-12-08 15:58   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 07/20] qla2xxx: Wait for all conflicts before ack'ing PLOGI Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 16:00   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 08/20] qla2xxx: Replace QLA_TGT_STATE_ABORTED with a bit Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08 16:01   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 09/20] qla2xxx: Change check_stop_free to always return 1 Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  2:33   ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-12-09  6:56   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-10  1:06     ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 10/20] qla2xxx: Fix interaction issue between qla2xxx and Target Core Module Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  2:37   ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-12-09 22:07     ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-14 10:34       ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-12-14 21:59         ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-09  7:01   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-09 22:41     ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 11/20] qla2xxx: Add TAS detection for kernel 3.15 n newer Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  2:48   ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-12-09 20:24     ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-14 10:37       ` Christoph Hellwig
2015-12-14 22:00         ` Quinn Tran
2015-12-09  7:02   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:48 ` [PATCH 12/20] target/tmr: LUN reset cause cmd premature free Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  2:48   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2015-12-09 20:11     ` Quinn Tran
2016-01-04  7:44     ` Bart Van Assche
2015-12-09  7:03   ` Hannes Reinecke
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 13/20] qla2xxx: Remove dependency on hardware_lock to reduce lock contention Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 14/20] qla2xxx: Add irq affinity notification Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 15/20] qla2xxx: Add selective command queuing Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 16/20] qla2xxx: Move atioq to a different lock to reduce lock contention Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 17/20] qla2xxx: Disable ZIO at start time Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 18/20] qla2xxx: Set all queues to 4k Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 19/20] qla2xxx: Add bulk send for atio & ctio completion paths Himanshu Madhani
2015-12-08  0:49 ` [PATCH 20/20] qla2xxx: Check for online flag instead of active reset when transmitting responses Himanshu Madhani

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