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From: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Tom Zanussi <zanussi@kernel.org>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [for-next][PATCH 26/26] tracing: trigger: Replace unneeded RCU-list traversals
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:11:31 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200114171131.04eff860@gandalf.local.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200114210339.492724604@goodmis.org>

On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:03:42 -0500
Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:

> From: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> 
> With CONFIG_PROVE_RCU_LIST, I had many suspicious RCU warnings
> when I ran ftracetest trigger testcases.
> 
> -----
>   # dmesg -c > /dev/null
>   # ./ftracetest test.d/trigger
>   ...
>   # dmesg | grep "RCU-list traversed" | cut -f 2 -d ] | cut -f 2 -d " "
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:6070
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:1760
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:5911
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c:504
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:1810
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:3158
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:3105
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:5518
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:5998
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:6019
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:6044
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c:1500
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c:1540
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c:539
>   kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c:584
> -----
> 
> I investigated those warnings and found that the RCU-list
> traversals in event trigger and hist didn't need to use
> RCU version because those were called only under event_mutex.
> 
> I also checked other RCU-list traversals related to event
> trigger list, and found that most of them were called from
> event_hist_trigger_func() or hist_unregister_trigger() or
> register/unregister functions except for a few cases.
> 
> Replace these unneeded RCU-list traversals with normal list
> traversal macro and lockdep_assert_held() to check the
> event_mutex is held.
> 
> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/157680910305.11685.15110237954275915782.stgit@devnote2
> 
> Reviewed-by: Tom Zanussi <zanussi@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> ---
>  kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c    | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++--------
>  kernel/trace/trace_events_trigger.c | 20 ++++++++++----
>  2 files changed, 45 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> 


I think I may add this to my urgent branch and mark this for stable.

-- Steve

      reply	other threads:[~2020-01-14 22:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 65+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-14 21:03 [for-next][PATCH 00/26] tracing: Updates for 5.6 Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 01/26] perf: Make struct ring_buffer less ambiguous Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 02/26] tracing: Rename trace_buffer to array_buffer Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 03/26] tracing: Make struct ring_buffer less ambiguous Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 04/26] bootconfig: Add Extra Boot Config support Steven Rostedt
2020-02-06 11:54   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-06 14:41     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-06 17:20       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-02-07  0:30         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-07  8:49           ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-02-07 13:17             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-07 14:28               ` [PATCH] bootconfig: Allocate xbc_nodes array dynamically Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-06 17:58       ` [for-next][PATCH 04/26] bootconfig: Add Extra Boot Config support Borislav Petkov
2020-02-06 18:10         ` Randy Dunlap
2020-02-06 22:39           ` Steven Rostedt
2020-02-06 22:51             ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-07  8:59             ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-02-07  2:46         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-07 11:41           ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-07 15:06             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-10 11:25               ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-10 15:10                 ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-10 17:40                   ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-11  2:02                     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-18 13:27                       ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-18 17:57                         ` Steven Rostedt
2020-02-18 19:38                           ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-19  2:26                             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-19  2:26                           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-19  2:26                         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-11  9:25                     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 05/26] bootconfig: Load boot config from the tail of initrd Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 06/26] tools: bootconfig: Add bootconfig command Steven Rostedt
2020-02-07 13:02   ` Michael Ellerman
2020-02-07 13:39     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-07 13:55     ` [PATCH] tools/bootconfig: Fix wrong __VA_ARGS__ usage Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-08 11:10       ` Michael Ellerman
2020-02-09  4:09         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-09 13:05         ` [PATCH] tools/bootconfig: Suppress non-error messages Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-10  2:06           ` Michael Ellerman
2020-02-10  7:18             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-02-10  9:50               ` Michael Ellerman
2020-02-10  9:50       ` [PATCH] tools/bootconfig: Fix wrong __VA_ARGS__ usage Michael Ellerman
2020-02-10 17:07         ` Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 07/26] tools: bootconfig: Add bootconfig test script Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 08/26] proc: bootconfig: Add /proc/bootconfig to show boot config list Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 09/26] init/main.c: Alloc initcall_command_line in do_initcall() and free it Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 10/26] bootconfig: init: Allow admin to use bootconfig for kernel command line Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 11/26] bootconfig: init: Allow admin to use bootconfig for init " Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 12/26] Documentation: bootconfig: Add a doc for extended boot config Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 13/26] tracing: Apply soft-disabled and filter to tracepoints printk Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 14/26] tracing: kprobes: Output kprobe event to printk buffer Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 15/26] tracing: kprobes: Register to dynevent earlier stage Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 16/26] tracing: Accept different type for synthetic event fields Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 17/26] tracing: Add NULL trace-array check in print_synth_event() Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 18/26] tracing/boot: Add boot-time tracing Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 19/26] tracing/boot: Add per-event settings Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 20/26] tracing/boot Add kprobe event support Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 21/26] tracing/boot: Add synthetic " Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 22/26] tracing/boot: Add instance node support Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 23/26] tracing/boot: Add cpu_mask option support Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 24/26] tracing/boot: Add function tracer filter options Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 25/26] Documentation: tracing: Add boot-time tracing document Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 21:03 ` [for-next][PATCH 26/26] tracing: trigger: Replace unneeded RCU-list traversals Steven Rostedt
2020-01-14 22:11   ` Steven Rostedt [this message]

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