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From: Tom Zanussi <zanussi@kernel.org>
To: Joe Korty <joe.korty@concurrent-rt.com>,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>
Cc: linux-rt-users <linux-rt-users@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.14-rt] Fix wrong-variable use in irq_set_affinity_notifier
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:06:17 -0600
Message-ID: <1581451577.3636.5.camel@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200211184006.GA53490@zipoli.concurrent-rt.com>

Hi Joe,

On Tue, 2020-02-11 at 13:40 -0500, Joe Korty wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 06:49:15PM +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
> wrote:
> > On 2020-02-11 09:00:07 [-0500], Joe Korty wrote:
> > > 4.14-rt: Fix wrong-variable use in irq_set_affinity_notifier.
> > > 
> > > The bug was introduced in the 4.14-rt patch
> > >  
> > >    0461-genirq-Handle-missing-work_struct-in-
> > > irq_set_affinit.patch
> > > 
> > > The symptom is a NULL pointer panic in the i40e driver on
> > > system shutdown.
> > 
> > ???
> > > 4.19-rt and above do not have this problem due to a refactoring.
> > 
> > That would be Tom's to pick. Is v4.14-RT the only one affected? I
> > was
> > under the impression that we fixed it already in each stable rt
> > tree.
> 
> A quick grep of all the -rt patch files in kernel.org/../projects/rt,
> newer
> than May, 2019, shows that 4.14 is the only one needing a fix.
> 

Yeah, what happened here was that I screwed up when fixing a merge
conflict, and inadvertently changed old_notify->work to notify->work in
the fix.

Thanks for pointing this out - I'll include your patch doing the right
thing in the next update, coming up shortly..

Tom

>     patch-4.14.170-rt74.patch.xz:
>     +		kthread_cancel_work_sync(&notify->work);
>     patch-4.4.208-rt191.patch.xz:
>     patch-3.18.18-rt15.patch.xz:
>     patch-5.0.21-rt16.patch.xz:
>     patch-5.2.21-rt14.patch.xz:
>     patch-5.4.17-rt9.patch.xz:
>     patch-4.9.201-rt134.patch.xz:
> 
> > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Joe Korty <Joe.Korty@concurrent-rt.com>
> > > 
> > > Index: b/kernel/irq/manage.c
> > > =================================================================
> > > ==
> > > --- a/kernel/irq/manage.c
> > > +++ b/kernel/irq/manage.c
> > > @@ -353,7 +353,7 @@ irq_set_affinity_notifier(unsigned int i
> > >  
> > >  	if (old_notify) {
> > >  #ifdef CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT_BASE
> > > -		kthread_cancel_work_sync(&notify->work);
> > > +		kthread_cancel_work_sync(&old_notify->work);
> > >  #else
> > >  		cancel_work_sync(&old_notify->work);
> > >  #endif
> > 
> > Sebastian
> 
> 

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-11 14:00 Joe Korty
2020-02-11 17:49 ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2020-02-11 18:40   ` Joe Korty
2020-02-11 20:06     ` Tom Zanussi [this message]

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