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* [PATCH] scsi: qla2xxx: deadlock by configfs_depend_item
@ 2018-12-06 23:48 Anatoliy Glagolev
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From: Anatoliy Glagolev @ 2018-12-06 23:48 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: aglagolev, adailey, jejb, martin.petersen, hch, qla2xxx-upstream,
	linux-scsi, linux-kernel
  Cc: Anatoliy Glagolev

The intent of invoking configfs_depend_item in commit 7474f52a82d51
("tcm_qla2xxx: Perform configfs depend/undepend for base_tpg")
was to prevent a physical Fibre Channel port removal when
virtual (NPIV) ports announced through that physical port are active.
The change does not work as expected: it makes enabled physical port
dependent on target configfs subsystem (the port's parent), something
the configfs guarantees anyway.

Besides, scheduling work in a worker thread and waiting for the work's
completion is not really a valid workaround for the requirement not
to call configfs_depend_item from a configfs callback: the call
occasionally deadlocks.

Thus, removing configfs_depend_item calls does not break anything
and fixes the deadlock problem.

Signed-off-by: Anatoliy Glagolev <glagolig@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.c | 48 +++++++-------------------------------
 drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.h |  3 ---
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 43 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.c b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.c
index 7732e93..1c7ca84 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.c
@@ -929,38 +929,14 @@ static ssize_t tcm_qla2xxx_tpg_enable_show(struct config_item *item,
 			atomic_read(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled));
 }
 
-static void tcm_qla2xxx_depend_tpg(struct work_struct *work)
-{
-	struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg *base_tpg = container_of(work,
-				struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg, tpg_base_work);
-	struct se_portal_group *se_tpg = &base_tpg->se_tpg;
-	struct scsi_qla_host *base_vha = base_tpg->lport->qla_vha;
-
-	if (!target_depend_item(&se_tpg->tpg_group.cg_item)) {
-		atomic_set(&base_tpg->lport_tpg_enabled, 1);
-		qlt_enable_vha(base_vha);
-	}
-	complete(&base_tpg->tpg_base_comp);
-}
-
-static void tcm_qla2xxx_undepend_tpg(struct work_struct *work)
-{
-	struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg *base_tpg = container_of(work,
-				struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg, tpg_base_work);
-	struct se_portal_group *se_tpg = &base_tpg->se_tpg;
-	struct scsi_qla_host *base_vha = base_tpg->lport->qla_vha;
-
-	if (!qlt_stop_phase1(base_vha->vha_tgt.qla_tgt)) {
-		atomic_set(&base_tpg->lport_tpg_enabled, 0);
-		target_undepend_item(&se_tpg->tpg_group.cg_item);
-	}
-	complete(&base_tpg->tpg_base_comp);
-}
-
 static ssize_t tcm_qla2xxx_tpg_enable_store(struct config_item *item,
 		const char *page, size_t count)
 {
 	struct se_portal_group *se_tpg = to_tpg(item);
+	struct se_wwn *se_wwn = se_tpg->se_tpg_wwn;
+	struct tcm_qla2xxx_lport *lport = container_of(se_wwn,
+			struct tcm_qla2xxx_lport, lport_wwn);
+	struct scsi_qla_host *vha = lport->qla_vha;
 	struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg *tpg = container_of(se_tpg,
 			struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg, se_tpg);
 	unsigned long op;
@@ -979,24 +955,16 @@ static ssize_t tcm_qla2xxx_tpg_enable_store(struct config_item *item,
 		if (atomic_read(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled))
 			return -EEXIST;
 
-		INIT_WORK(&tpg->tpg_base_work, tcm_qla2xxx_depend_tpg);
+		atomic_set(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled, 1);
+		qlt_enable_vha(vha);
 	} else {
 		if (!atomic_read(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled))
 			return count;
 
-		INIT_WORK(&tpg->tpg_base_work, tcm_qla2xxx_undepend_tpg);
+		atomic_set(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled, 0);
+		qlt_stop_phase1(vha->vha_tgt.qla_tgt);
 	}
-	init_completion(&tpg->tpg_base_comp);
-	schedule_work(&tpg->tpg_base_work);
-	wait_for_completion(&tpg->tpg_base_comp);
 
-	if (op) {
-		if (!atomic_read(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled))
-			return -ENODEV;
-	} else {
-		if (atomic_read(&tpg->lport_tpg_enabled))
-			return -EPERM;
-	}
 	return count;
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.h b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.h
index 7550ba2..147cf6c 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.h
+++ b/drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/tcm_qla2xxx.h
@@ -48,9 +48,6 @@ struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg {
 	struct tcm_qla2xxx_tpg_attrib tpg_attrib;
 	/* Returned by tcm_qla2xxx_make_tpg() */
 	struct se_portal_group se_tpg;
-	/* Items for dealing with configfs_depend_item */
-	struct completion tpg_base_comp;
-	struct work_struct tpg_base_work;
 };
 
 struct tcm_qla2xxx_fc_loopid {
-- 
1.9.1


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