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From: Marco Elver <elver@google.com>
To: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	mingo@redhat.com, peterz@infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] locking/osq_lock: fix a data race in osq_wait_next
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 23:38:51 +0100
Message-ID: <20200122223851.GA45602@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <A5114711-B8DE-48DA-AFD0-62128AC08270@lca.pw>



On Wed, 22 Jan 2020, Qian Cai wrote:

> 
> 
> > On Jan 22, 2020, at 11:59 AM, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org> wrote:
> > 
> > I don't understand this; 'next' is a local variable.
> > 
> > Not keen on the onslaught of random "add a READ_ONCE() to shut the
> > sanitiser up" patches we're going to get from kcsan :(
> 
> My fault. I suspect it is node->next. I’ll do a bit more testing to confirm.

If possible, decode and get the line numbers. I have observed a data
race in osq_lock before, however, this is the only one I have recently
seen in osq_lock:

read to 0xffff88812c12d3d4 of 4 bytes by task 23304 on cpu 0:
 osq_lock+0x170/0x2f0 kernel/locking/osq_lock.c:143

	while (!READ_ONCE(node->locked)) {
		/*
		 * If we need to reschedule bail... so we can block.
		 * Use vcpu_is_preempted() to avoid waiting for a preempted
		 * lock holder:
		 */
-->		if (need_resched() || vcpu_is_preempted(node_cpu(node->prev)))
			goto unqueue;

		cpu_relax();
	}

where

	static inline int node_cpu(struct optimistic_spin_node *node)
	{
-->		return node->cpu - 1;
	}


write to 0xffff88812c12d3d4 of 4 bytes by task 23334 on cpu 1:
 osq_lock+0x89/0x2f0 kernel/locking/osq_lock.c:99

	bool osq_lock(struct optimistic_spin_queue *lock)
	{
		struct optimistic_spin_node *node = this_cpu_ptr(&osq_node);
		struct optimistic_spin_node *prev, *next;
		int curr = encode_cpu(smp_processor_id());
		int old;

		node->locked = 0;
		node->next = NULL;
-->		node->cpu = curr;


Thanks,
-- Marco

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-22 16:38 Qian Cai
2020-01-22 16:59 ` Will Deacon
2020-01-22 17:08   ` Qian Cai
2020-01-22 22:38     ` Marco Elver [this message]
2020-01-22 23:54       ` Qian Cai
2020-01-23  9:39         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-28  3:11           ` Qian Cai
2020-01-28 11:46             ` Marco Elver
2020-01-28 12:53               ` Qian Cai
2020-01-28 16:52               ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-28 16:56               ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-29  0:22                 ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-01-29 15:29                   ` Marco Elver
2020-01-29 18:40                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-30 13:39                       ` Marco Elver
2020-01-30 13:48                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-31  3:32                           ` Qian Cai
2020-01-29 18:49                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-29 19:26                     ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-01-23  9:36       ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-01-28  3:12         ` Qian Cai
2020-01-28  8:18           ` Marco Elver
2020-01-28 10:10             ` Qian Cai
2020-01-28 10:29               ` Marco Elver
2020-01-22 17:09 ` Peter Zijlstra

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