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From: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
To: 王贇 <yun.wang@linux.alibaba.com>
Cc: Guo Ren <guoren@kernel.org>, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	"James E.J. Bottomley" <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>,
	Helge Deller <deller@gmx.de>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	Paul Walmsley <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@dabbelt.com>,
	Albert Ou <aou@eecs.berkeley.edu>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	x86@kernel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>,
	Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org>, Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>,
	Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>,
	Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>,
	"Peter Zijlstra (Intel)" <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Nicholas Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>,
	Jisheng Zhang <jszhang@kernel.org>,
	linux-csky@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-parisc@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org, live-patching@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ftrace: disable preemption on the testing of recursion
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 14:24:43 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LSU.2.21.2110121421260.3394@pobox.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a8756482-024c-c858-b3d1-1ffa9a5eb3f7@linux.alibaba.com>

> diff --git a/include/linux/trace_recursion.h b/include/linux/trace_recursion.h
> index a9f9c57..805f9c4 100644
> --- a/include/linux/trace_recursion.h
> +++ b/include/linux/trace_recursion.h
> @@ -214,7 +214,14 @@ static __always_inline void trace_clear_recursion(int bit)
>  static __always_inline int ftrace_test_recursion_trylock(unsigned long ip,
>  							 unsigned long parent_ip)
>  {
> -	return trace_test_and_set_recursion(ip, parent_ip, TRACE_FTRACE_START, TRACE_FTRACE_MAX);
> +	int bit;
> +
> +	preempt_disable_notrace();
> +	bit = trace_test_and_set_recursion(ip, parent_ip, TRACE_FTRACE_START, TRACE_FTRACE_MAX);
> +	if (bit < 0)
> +		preempt_enable_notrace();
> +
> +	return bit;
>  }
> 
>  /**
> @@ -226,6 +233,7 @@ static __always_inline int ftrace_test_recursion_trylock(unsigned long ip,
>  static __always_inline void ftrace_test_recursion_unlock(int bit)
>  {
>  	trace_clear_recursion(bit);
> +	preempt_enable_notrace();
>  }
> 
>  #endif /* CONFIG_TRACING */
> diff --git a/kernel/livepatch/patch.c b/kernel/livepatch/patch.c
> index e8029ae..6e66ccd 100644
> --- a/kernel/livepatch/patch.c
> +++ b/kernel/livepatch/patch.c
> @@ -52,11 +52,6 @@ static void notrace klp_ftrace_handler(unsigned long ip,
>  	bit = ftrace_test_recursion_trylock(ip, parent_ip);
>  	if (WARN_ON_ONCE(bit < 0))
>  		return;
> -	/*
> -	 * A variant of synchronize_rcu() is used to allow patching functions
> -	 * where RCU is not watching, see klp_synchronize_transition().
> -	 */
> -	preempt_disable_notrace();
> 
>  	func = list_first_or_null_rcu(&ops->func_stack, struct klp_func,
>  				      stack_node);
> @@ -120,7 +115,6 @@ static void notrace klp_ftrace_handler(unsigned long ip,
>  	klp_arch_set_pc(fregs, (unsigned long)func->new_func);
> 
>  unlock:
> -	preempt_enable_notrace();
>  	ftrace_test_recursion_unlock(bit);
>  }

I don't like this change much. We have preempt_disable there not because 
of ftrace_test_recursion, but because of RCU. ftrace_test_recursion was 
added later. Yes, it would work with the change, but it would also hide 
things which should not be hidden in my opinion.

Miroslav

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-10-12 12:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-12  5:39 [PATCH 0/2] ftrace: make sure preemption disabled on recursion testing 王贇
2021-10-12  5:40 ` [PATCH 1/2] ftrace: disable preemption on the testing of recursion 王贇
2021-10-12 12:17   ` Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  1:46     ` 王贇
2021-10-12 12:24   ` Miroslav Benes [this message]
2021-10-12 12:29     ` Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  1:52       ` 王贇
2021-10-13  1:50     ` 王贇
2021-10-13  2:27       ` Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  2:36         ` 王贇
2021-10-12 12:43   ` Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  2:04     ` 王贇
2021-10-13  2:30       ` Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  2:38         ` 王贇
2021-10-12  5:40 ` [PATCH 2/2] ftrace: prevent preemption in perf_ftrace_function_call() 王贇
2021-10-12 11:20   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-10-13  1:45     ` 王贇
2021-10-12  5:41 ` [PATCH 0/2] ftrace: make sure preemption disabled on recursion testing 王贇
2021-10-13  3:16 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] fix & prevent the missing preemption disabling 王贇
2021-10-13  3:17   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] ftrace: disable preemption between ftrace_test_recursion_trylock/unlock() 王贇
2021-10-13  3:18   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] ftrace: do CPU checking after preemption disabled 王贇
2021-10-13  3:26   ` [PATCH v2 0/2] fix & prevent the missing preemption disabling Steven Rostedt
2021-10-13  3:33     ` 王贇
2021-10-26 23:48 ` [PATCH 0/2] ftrace: make sure preemption disabled on recursion testing Palmer Dabbelt

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