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From: Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>
To: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
Cc: Hillf Danton <hdanton@sina.com>, Yan Zhao <yan.y.zhao@intel.com>,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org,
	iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Kevin Tian <kevin.tian@intel.com>,
	Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] vfio: type1: fix kthread use case
Date: Mon,  6 Jul 2020 20:42:40 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200706124241.4392-1-hdanton@sina.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <83a37410-1740-1a50-9d2d-6ad7587b8532@web.de>


On Mon, 6 Jul 2020 13:32:18 +0200 Markus Elfring wrote:
> =E2=80=A6
> > +++ b/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
> > @@ -2798,7 +2798,8 @@ static int vfio_iommu_type1_dma_rw_chunk
> =E2=80=A6
> > -	bool kthread =3D current->mm =3D=3D NULL;
> > +	bool kthread =3D current->flags & PF_KTHREAD;
> > +	bool use_mm =3D current->mm =3D=3D NULL;
> =E2=80=A6
> 
> Can it be helpful to convert initialisations for these variables
> into later assignments?

Perhaps. Then it looks like the below.

--- a/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
+++ b/drivers/vfio/vfio_iommu_type1.c
@@ -2798,9 +2798,12 @@ static int vfio_iommu_type1_dma_rw_chunk
 	struct mm_struct *mm;
 	unsigned long vaddr;
 	struct vfio_dma *dma;
-	bool kthread = current->mm == NULL;
+	bool kthread;
+	bool use_mm;
 	size_t offset;
 
+	kthread = current->flags & PF_KTHREAD;
+	use_mm = current->mm == NULL;
 	*copied = 0;
 
 	dma = vfio_find_dma(iommu, user_iova, 1);
@@ -2812,11 +2815,10 @@ static int vfio_iommu_type1_dma_rw_chunk
 		return -EPERM;
 
 	mm = get_task_mm(dma->task);
-
 	if (!mm)
 		return -EPERM;
 
-	if (kthread)
+	if (kthread && use_mm)
 		kthread_use_mm(mm);
 	else if (current->mm != mm)
 		goto out;
@@ -2843,7 +2845,7 @@ static int vfio_iommu_type1_dma_rw_chunk
 	} else
 		*copied = copy_from_user(data, (void __user *)vaddr,
 					   count) ? 0 : count;
-	if (kthread)
+	if (kthread && use_mm)
 		kthread_unuse_mm(mm);
 out:
 	mmput(mm);

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-06 12:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-06 10:49 [RFC PATCH] vfio: type1: fix kthread use case Hillf Danton
2020-07-06 11:32 ` Markus Elfring
2020-07-06 12:42   ` Hillf Danton [this message]
2020-07-06 13:33     ` Markus Elfring
2020-07-06 14:08       ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-06 14:04     ` Markus Elfring
2020-07-07  1:14       ` Hillf Danton
2020-07-07  6:04         ` Markus Elfring
2020-07-07  0:31 ` Yan Zhao
2020-07-07  2:00   ` Hillf Danton

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