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From: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
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Cc: linux-tip-commits@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/asm] x86/irq, context_tracking: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an RCU assertion
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:26:21 +0200
Message-ID: <20150714232620.GE29441@lerouge> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <tip-0333a209cbf600e980fc55c24878a56f25f48b65@git.kernel.org>

On Tue, Jul 07, 2015 at 03:54:32AM -0700, tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> Commit-ID:  0333a209cbf600e980fc55c24878a56f25f48b65
> Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/0333a209cbf600e980fc55c24878a56f25f48b65
> Author:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> AuthorDate: Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:44:34 -0700
> Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> CommitDate: Tue, 7 Jul 2015 10:59:10 +0200
> 
> x86/irq, context_tracking: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an RCU assertion
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
> Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
> Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
> Cc: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/e8bdc4ed0193fb2fd130f3d6b7b8023e2ec1ab62.1435952415.git.luto@kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/irq.c | 15 +++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/irq.c b/arch/x86/kernel/irq.c
> index 88b36648..6233de0 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/irq.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/irq.c
> @@ -216,8 +216,23 @@ __visible unsigned int __irq_entry do_IRQ(struct pt_regs *regs)
>  	unsigned vector = ~regs->orig_ax;
>  	unsigned irq;
>  
> +	/*
> +	 * NB: Unlike exception entries, IRQ entries do not reliably
> +	 * handle context tracking in the low-level entry code.  This is
> +	 * because syscall entries execute briefly with IRQs on before
> +	 * updating context tracking state, so we can take an IRQ from
> +	 * kernel mode with CONTEXT_USER.  The low-level entry code only
> +	 * updates the context if we came from user mode, so we won't
> +	 * switch to CONTEXT_KERNEL.  We'll fix that once the syscall
> +	 * code is cleaned up enough that we can cleanly defer enabling
> +	 * IRQs.
> +	 */
> +

Now is it a problem to take interrupts in kernel mode with CONTEXT_USER?
I'm not sure it's worth trying to make it not happen.

>  	entering_irq();
>  
> +	/* entering_irq() tells RCU that we're not quiescent.  Check it. */
> +	rcu_lockdep_assert(rcu_is_watching(), "IRQ failed to wake up RCU");

Why do we need to check that?

> +
>  	irq = __this_cpu_read(vector_irq[vector]);
>  
>  	if (!handle_irq(irq, regs)) {

Thanks.

  reply index

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-07-03 19:44 [PATCH v5 00/17] x86: Rewrite exit-to-userspace code Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 01/17] selftests/x86: Add a test for 32-bit fast syscall arg faults Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry, " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 02/17] x86/entry/64/compat: Fix bad fast syscall arg failure path Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 03/17] uml: Fix do_signal() prototype Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:49   ` [tip:x86/asm] um: " tip-bot for Ingo Molnar
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 04/17] context_tracking: Add ct_state and CT_WARN_ON Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] context_tracking: Add ct_state() and CT_WARN_ON() tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 05/17] notifiers: Assert that RCU is watching in notify_die Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] notifiers, RCU: Assert that RCU is watching in notify_die() tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 06/17] x86: Move C entry and exit code to arch/x86/entry/common.c Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:50   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Move C entry and exit code to arch/x86/ entry/common.c tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 07/17] x86/traps: Assert that we're in CONTEXT_KERNEL in exception entries Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/traps, context_tracking: Assert that we' re " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 08/17] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode and use it in syscalls Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode() " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:00     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-14 23:04       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:28         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-12-21 20:50   ` [PATCH v5 08/17] x86/entry: Add enter_from_user_mode " Sasha Levin
2015-12-21 22:44     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 09/17] x86/entry: Add new, comprehensible entry and exit hooks Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:51   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Add new, comprehensible entry and exit handlers written in C tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:07     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-15 19:56       ` Linus Torvalds
2015-07-15 20:46         ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-15 21:25           ` [PATCH] x86/entry: Fix _TIF_USER_RETURN_NOTIFY check in prepare_exit_to_usermode Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-18  3:25             ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 10/17] x86/entry/64: Really create an error-entry-from-usermode code path Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 11/17] x86/entry/64: Migrate 64-bit and compat syscalls to new exit hooks Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry/64: Migrate 64-bit and compat syscalls to the new exit handlers and remove old assembly code tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 12/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Save all regs on interrupt entry Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:52   ` [tip:x86/asm] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 13/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Simplify irq stack pt_regs handling Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Simplify IRQ " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 14/17] x86/asm/entry/64: Migrate error and interrupt exit work to C Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Migrate error and IRQ exit work to C and remove old assembly code tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 22:18     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:25       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 22:49         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:59           ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-12  1:02             ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-08-12 13:13             ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:38     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 22:51       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-11 23:22         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-11 23:33           ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-12 13:32             ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-12 14:59               ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-18 22:34                 ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-18 22:40                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-08-19 17:18                     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-08-19 18:02                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 15/17] x86/entry: Remove exception_enter from most trap handlers Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:53   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Remove exception_enter() " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 16/17] x86/entry: Remove SCHEDULE_USER and asm/context-tracking.h Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:54   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry: Remove SCHEDULE_USER and asm/ context-tracking.h tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-03 19:44 ` [PATCH v5 17/17] x86/irq: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an assertion Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 10:54   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/irq, context_tracking: Document how IRQ context tracking works and add an RCU assertion tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-14 23:26     ` Frederic Weisbecker [this message]
2015-07-14 23:33       ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-18 13:23         ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-07-18 14:10           ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-07-07 11:12 ` [PATCH v5 00/17] x86: Rewrite exit-to-userspace code Ingo Molnar
2015-07-07 16:03   ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-07 17:55     ` [PATCH] x86/entry/64: Fix warning on compat syscalls with CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL=n Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-08  9:57       ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/entry/64: Fix IRQ state confusion and related warning on compat syscalls with CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL =n tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-07-08 19:12       ` tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski

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