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From: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
To: Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org>,
	Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>,
	Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
Cc: Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>,
	Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Nicolai Stange <nstange@suse.de>,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
Subject: [POC 16/23] livepatch: Add patch into the global list early
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:03:16 +0100
Message-ID: <20200117150323.21801-17-pmladek@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200117150323.21801-1-pmladek@suse.com>

The objects for livepatched modules need to be loaded before the livepatch
gets enabled. klp_add_module() has to find the patch. The code is easier
when the being-enabled patch can be found in the global list.

Fortunately, there is no problem to add patch into the list already
in the early init. klp_free_patch_start() will remove it in case
of any later error.

Signed-off-by: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
---
 kernel/livepatch/core.c | 9 ++++++---
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/livepatch/core.c b/kernel/livepatch/core.c
index 688ad81def14..06676ec63ba7 100644
--- a/kernel/livepatch/core.c
+++ b/kernel/livepatch/core.c
@@ -852,6 +852,7 @@ static int klp_init_object_early(struct klp_patch *patch,
 static int klp_init_patch_early(struct klp_patch *patch)
 {
 	struct klp_object *obj = patch->obj;
+	int ret;
 
 	/* Main patch module is always for vmlinux */
 	if (obj->name)
@@ -865,7 +866,11 @@ static int klp_init_patch_early(struct klp_patch *patch)
 	INIT_WORK(&patch->free_work, klp_free_patch_work_fn);
 	init_completion(&patch->finish);
 
-	return klp_init_object_early(patch, obj);
+	ret = klp_init_object_early(patch, obj);
+	if (!ret)
+		list_add_tail(&patch->list, &klp_patches);
+
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static int klp_init_patch(struct klp_patch *patch)
@@ -889,8 +894,6 @@ static int klp_init_patch(struct klp_patch *patch)
 			return ret;
 	}
 
-	list_add_tail(&patch->list, &klp_patches);
-
 	return 0;
 }
 
-- 
2.16.4


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Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-17 15:03 [POC 00/23] livepatch: Split livepatch module per-object Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 01/23] module: Allow to delete module also from inside kernel Petr Mladek
2020-01-21 11:11   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 02/23] livepatch: Split livepatch modules per livepatched object Petr Mladek
2020-01-21 11:11   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-28 12:16     ` Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 03/23] livepatch: Better checks of struct klp_object definition Petr Mladek
2020-01-21 11:27   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 04/23] livepatch: Prevent loading livepatch sub-module unintentionally Petr Mladek
2020-04-03 17:54   ` Joe Lawrence
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 05/23] livepatch: Initialize and free livepatch submodule Petr Mladek
2020-01-21 11:58   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 06/23] livepatch: Enable the " Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 07/23] livepatch: Remove obsolete functionality from klp_module_coming() Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 08/23] livepatch: Automatically load livepatch module when the patch module is loaded Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 09/23] livepatch: Handle race when livepatches are reloaded during a module load Petr Mladek
2020-01-22 18:51   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 10/23] livepatch: Handle modprobe exit code Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 11/23] livepatch: Safely detect forced transition when removing split livepatch modules Petr Mladek
2020-01-22 10:15   ` Julien Thierry
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 12/23] livepatch: Automatically remove livepatch module when the object is freed Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 13/23] livepatch: Remove livepatch module when the livepatched module is unloaded Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 14/23] livepatch: Never block livepatch modules when the related module is being removed Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 15/23] livepatch: Prevent infinite loop when loading livepatch module Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` Petr Mladek [this message]
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 17/23] livepatch: Load livepatches for modules when loading the main livepatch Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 18/23] module: Refactor add_unformed_module() Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 19/23] module/livepatch: Allow to use exported symbols from livepatch module for "vmlinux" Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 20/23] module/livepatch: Relocate local variables in the module loaded when the livepatch is being loaded Petr Mladek
2020-01-18 10:29   ` kbuild test robot
2020-04-03 18:00   ` Joe Lawrence
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 21/23] livepatch: Remove obsolete arch_klp_init_object_loaded() Petr Mladek
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 22/23] livepatch/module: Remove obsolete copy_module_elf() Petr Mladek
2020-04-03 18:03   ` Joe Lawrence
2020-01-17 15:03 ` [POC 23/23] module: Remove obsolete module_disable_ro() Petr Mladek

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