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From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca>
To: Dennis Dalessandro <dennis.dalessandro@cornelisnetworks.com>
Cc: dledford@redhat.com, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org,
	Kaike Wan <kaike.wan@intel.com>,
	stable@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH for-rc 1/4] IB/hfi1: Call xa_destroy before freeing dummy_netdev
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2021 09:33:17 -0300
Message-ID: <20210401123317.GC2710221@ziepe.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7da1174e-97a6-3933-ae35-166a9dcbf38e@cornelisnetworks.com>

On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 03:36:14PM -0400, Dennis Dalessandro wrote:
> On 3/29/2021 10:09 AM, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 29, 2021 at 09:48:17AM -0400, dennis.dalessandro@cornelisnetworks.com wrote:
> > 
> > > diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/netdev_rx.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/netdev_rx.c
> > > index 2c8bc02..cec02e8 100644
> > > +++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/netdev_rx.c
> > > @@ -372,7 +372,11 @@ int hfi1_netdev_alloc(struct hfi1_devdata *dd)
> > >   void hfi1_netdev_free(struct hfi1_devdata *dd)
> > >   {
> > >   	if (dd->dummy_netdev) {
> > > +		struct hfi1_netdev_priv *priv =
> > > +			hfi1_netdev_priv(dd->dummy_netdev);
> > > +
> > >   		dd_dev_info(dd, "hfi1 netdev freed\n");
> > > +		xa_destroy(&priv->dev_tbl);
> > >   		kfree(dd->dummy_netdev);
> > >   		dd->dummy_netdev = NULL;
> > 
> > This is doing kfree() on a struct net_device?? Huh?
> > 
> > You should have put this in your own struct and used container_of not
> > co-oped netdev_priv, then free your own struct.
> > 
> > It is a bit weird to see a xa_destroy like this, how did things get ot
> > the point that no concurrent thread can see the xarray but there is
> > still stuff stored in it?
> > 
> > And it is weird this is storing two different types in it too, with no
> > refcounting..
> 
> We do rework this stuff in the other patch series.
> 
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-rdma/patch/1617026056-50483-11-git-send-email-dennis.dalessandro@cornelisnetworks.com/
> 
> If we fix it up in the for-next series, what should we do about stable?

Well, if you are fixing bugs then order it bug fixes first, but this
is tagged for rc and you still need to explain what bug it is actually
fixing.

xa_destroy is not required if the xarray is already empty, so the
commit message at least needs to explain how we get to a point where
it still has something in it.

Jason

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Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-29 13:48 [PATCH for-rc 0/4] hfi fixes dennis.dalessandro
2021-03-29 13:48 ` [PATCH for-rc 1/4] IB/hfi1: Call xa_destroy before freeing dummy_netdev dennis.dalessandro
2021-03-29 14:09   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-03-31 19:36     ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-04-01  6:06       ` Greg KH
2021-04-01 14:02         ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-04-01 14:12           ` Greg KH
2021-04-01 15:00             ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-04-01 12:33       ` Jason Gunthorpe [this message]
2021-04-01 13:42         ` Wan, Kaike
2021-04-01 13:48           ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-03-29 13:48 ` [PATCH for-rc 2/4] IB/hfi1: Call xa_destroy before unloading the module dennis.dalessandro
2021-03-29 14:11   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-04-08 13:30     ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-03-29 13:48 ` [PATCH for-rc 3/4] IB/hfi1: Fix probe time panic when AIP is enabled with a buggy BIOS dennis.dalessandro
2021-04-07 23:04   ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-03-29 13:48 ` [PATCH for-rc 4/4] IB/hfi1: Fix regressions in security fix dennis.dalessandro
2021-03-29 18:36   ` Ira Weiny
2021-04-07 18:33     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-04-07 20:20       ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-04-13 22:55   ` Jason Gunthorpe

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