LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org
 help / color / Atom feed
From: Andrea Parri <andrea.parri@amarulasolutions.com>
To: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>,
	Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@intel.com>, LKP <lkp@01.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Subject: Re: rcu_read_lock lost its compiler barrier
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2019 10:38:56 +0200
Message-ID: <20190606083856.GA5337@andrea> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190603024640.2soysu4rpkwjuash@gondor.apana.org.au>

On Mon, Jun 03, 2019 at 10:46:40AM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:

> The case we were discussing is from net/ipv4/inet_fragment.c from
> the net-next tree:

BTW, thank you for keeping me and other people who intervened in that
discussion in Cc:...

  Andrea


> 
> void fqdir_exit(struct fqdir *fqdir)
> {
> 	...
> 	fqdir->dead = true;
> 
> 	/* call_rcu is supposed to provide memory barrier semantics,
> 	 * separating the setting of fqdir->dead with the destruction
> 	 * work.  This implicit barrier is paired with inet_frag_kill().
> 	 */
> 
> 	INIT_RCU_WORK(&fqdir->destroy_rwork, fqdir_rwork_fn);
> 	queue_rcu_work(system_wq, &fqdir->destroy_rwork);
> }
> 
> and
> 
> void inet_frag_kill(struct inet_frag_queue *fq)
> {
> 		...
> 		rcu_read_lock();
> 		/* The RCU read lock provides a memory barrier
> 		 * guaranteeing that if fqdir->dead is false then
> 		 * the hash table destruction will not start until
> 		 * after we unlock.  Paired with inet_frags_exit_net().
> 		 */
> 		if (!fqdir->dead) {
> 			rhashtable_remove_fast(&fqdir->rhashtable, &fq->node,
> 					       fqdir->f->rhash_params);
> 			...
> 		}
> 		...
> 		rcu_read_unlock();
> 		...
> }
> 
> I simplified this to
> 
> Initial values:
> 
> a = 0
> b = 0
> 
> CPU1				CPU2
> ----				----
> a = 1				rcu_read_lock
> synchronize_rcu			if (a == 0)
> b = 2					b = 1
> 				rcu_read_unlock
> 
> On exit we want this to be true:
> b == 2

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-09-10  0:57 [rcu] kernel BUG at include/linux/pagemap.h:149! Fengguang Wu
2015-09-10 10:25 ` Boqun Feng
2015-09-10 17:16   ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-09-11  2:19     ` Boqun Feng
     [not found]       ` <CAJzB8QG=1iZW3dQEie6ZSTLv8GZ3YSut0aL1VU7LLmiHQ1B1DQ@mail.gmail.com>
2015-09-11 21:59         ` Paul E. McKenney
2015-09-12  5:46           ` Boqun Feng
2015-09-21 19:30       ` Frederic Weisbecker
2015-09-21 20:43         ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-02  5:56           ` rcu_read_lock lost its compiler barrier Herbert Xu
2019-06-02 20:54             ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-03  2:46               ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  3:47                 ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03  4:01                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  4:17                     ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  7:23                     ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03  8:42                       ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03 15:26                         ` David Laight
2019-06-03 15:40                           ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-03  5:26                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  6:42                     ` Boqun Feng
2019-06-03 20:03                       ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-04 14:44                         ` Alan Stern
2019-06-04 16:04                           ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-04 17:00                             ` Alan Stern
2019-06-04 17:29                               ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-07 14:09                             ` inet: frags: Turn fqdir->dead into an int for old Alphas Herbert Xu
2019-06-07 15:26                               ` Eric Dumazet
2019-06-07 15:32                                 ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-07 16:13                                   ` Eric Dumazet
2019-06-07 16:19                                 ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-08 15:27                                   ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-08 17:42                                     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-08 17:50                                       ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-08 18:50                                         ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-08 18:14                                       ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  4:51                           ` rcu_read_lock lost its compiler barrier Herbert Xu
2019-06-06  6:05                             ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  6:14                               ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-06  9:06                                 ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  9:28                                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-06 10:58                                     ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06 13:38                                       ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-06 13:48                                         ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  8:16                           ` Andrea Parri
2019-06-06 14:19                             ` Alan Stern
2019-06-08 15:19                               ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-08 15:56                                 ` Alan Stern
2019-06-08 16:31                                   ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03  9:35                     ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  8:38                 ` Andrea Parri [this message]
2019-06-06  9:32                   ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  0:06             ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03  3:03               ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-03  9:27                 ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03 15:55                 ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-03 16:07                   ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-03 19:53                     ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-03 20:24                       ` Linus Torvalds
2019-06-04 21:14                         ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-05  2:21                           ` Herbert Xu
2019-06-05  3:30                             ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-06-06  4:37                               ` Herbert Xu

Reply instructions:

You may reply publically to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20190606083856.GA5337@andrea \
    --to=andrea.parri@amarulasolutions.com \
    --cc=boqun.feng@gmail.com \
    --cc=davem@davemloft.net \
    --cc=dvyukov@google.com \
    --cc=edumazet@google.com \
    --cc=fengguang.wu@intel.com \
    --cc=fweisbec@gmail.com \
    --cc=herbert@gondor.apana.org.au \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=lkp@01.org \
    --cc=netdev@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com \
    --cc=stern@rowland.harvard.edu \
    --cc=torvalds@linux-foundation.org \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

LKML Archive on lore.kernel.org

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/0 lkml/git/0.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/1 lkml/git/1.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/2 lkml/git/2.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/3 lkml/git/3.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/4 lkml/git/4.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/5 lkml/git/5.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/6 lkml/git/6.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/7 lkml/git/7.git
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/8 lkml/git/8.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 lkml lkml/ https://lore.kernel.org/lkml \
		linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
	public-inbox-index lkml

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://nntp.lore.kernel.org/org.kernel.vger.linux-kernel


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/public-inbox.git