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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	stable@vger.kernel.org, marc.c.dionne@gmail.com,
	Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Subject: [PATCH 5.4 37/40] powerpc/pseries: Fix regression while building external modules
Date: Mon,  2 Aug 2021 15:45:17 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210802134336.580902550@linuxfoundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210802134335.408294521@linuxfoundation.org>

From: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

commit 333cf507465fbebb3727f5b53e77538467df312a upstream.

With commit c9f3401313a5 ("powerpc: Always enable queued spinlocks for
64s, disable for others") CONFIG_PPC_QUEUED_SPINLOCKS is always
enabled on ppc64le, external modules that use spinlock APIs are
failing.

  ERROR: modpost: GPL-incompatible module XXX.ko uses GPL-only symbol 'shared_processor'

Before the above commit, modules were able to build without any
issues. Also this problem is not seen on other architectures. This
problem can be workaround if CONFIG_UNINLINE_SPIN_UNLOCK is enabled in
the config. However CONFIG_UNINLINE_SPIN_UNLOCK is not enabled by
default and only enabled in certain conditions like
CONFIG_DEBUG_SPINLOCKS is set in the kernel config.

  #include <linux/module.h>
  spinlock_t spLock;

  static int __init spinlock_test_init(void)
  {
          spin_lock_init(&spLock);
          spin_lock(&spLock);
          spin_unlock(&spLock);
          return 0;
  }

  static void __exit spinlock_test_exit(void)
  {
  	printk("spinlock_test unloaded\n");
  }
  module_init(spinlock_test_init);
  module_exit(spinlock_test_exit);

  MODULE_DESCRIPTION ("spinlock_test");
  MODULE_LICENSE ("non-GPL");
  MODULE_AUTHOR ("Srikar Dronamraju");

Given that spin locks are one of the basic facilities for module code,
this effectively makes it impossible to build/load almost any non GPL
modules on ppc64le.

This was first reported at https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/issues/11172

Currently shared_processor is exported as GPL only symbol.
Fix this for parity with other architectures by exposing
shared_processor to non-GPL modules too.

Fixes: 14c73bd344da ("powerpc/vcpu: Assume dedicated processors as non-preempt")
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # v5.5+
Reported-by: marc.c.dionne@gmail.com
Signed-off-by: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20210729060449.292780-1-srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/setup.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/setup.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/setup.c
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@
 #include "../../../../drivers/pci/pci.h"
 
 DEFINE_STATIC_KEY_FALSE(shared_processor);
-EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(shared_processor);
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(shared_processor);
 
 int CMO_PrPSP = -1;
 int CMO_SecPSP = -1;



  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-02 13:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-02 13:44 [PATCH 5.4 00/40] 5.4.138-rc1 review Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 01/40] net_sched: check error pointer in tcf_dump_walker() Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 02/40] x86/asm: Ensure asm/proto.h can be included stand-alone Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 03/40] btrfs: fix rw device counting in __btrfs_free_extra_devids Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 04/40] btrfs: mark compressed range uptodate only if all bio succeed Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 05/40] Revert "ACPI: resources: Add checks for ACPI IRQ override" Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 06/40] x86/kvm: fix vcpu-id indexed array sizes Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 07/40] KVM: add missing compat KVM_CLEAR_DIRTY_LOG Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 08/40] ocfs2: fix zero out valid data Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 09/40] ocfs2: issue zeroout to EOF blocks Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 10/40] can: j1939: j1939_xtp_rx_dat_one(): fix rxtimer value between consecutive TP.DT to 750ms Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 11/40] can: raw: raw_setsockopt(): fix raw_rcv panic for sock UAF Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 12/40] can: mcba_usb_start(): add missing urb->transfer_dma initialization Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 13/40] can: usb_8dev: fix memory leak Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 14/40] can: ems_usb: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 15/40] can: esd_usb2: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 16/40] HID: wacom: Re-enable touch by default for Cintiq 24HDT / 27QHDT Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 17/40] NIU: fix incorrect error return, missed in previous revert Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 18/40] nfc: nfcsim: fix use after free during module unload Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:44 ` [PATCH 5.4 19/40] cfg80211: Fix possible memory leak in function cfg80211_bss_update Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 20/40] netfilter: conntrack: adjust stop timestamp to real expiry value Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 21/40] netfilter: nft_nat: allow to specify layer 4 protocol NAT only Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 22/40] i40e: Fix logic of disabling queues Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 23/40] i40e: Fix firmware LLDP agent related warning Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 24/40] i40e: Fix queue-to-TC mapping on Tx Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 25/40] i40e: Fix log TC creation failure when max num of queues is exceeded Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 26/40] tipc: fix sleeping in tipc accept routine Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 27/40] net: Set true network header for ECN decapsulation Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 28/40] mlx4: Fix missing error code in mlx4_load_one() Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 29/40] net: llc: fix skb_over_panic Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 30/40] net/mlx5: Fix flow table chaining Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 31/40] net/mlx5e: Fix nullptr in mlx5e_hairpin_get_mdev() Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 32/40] sctp: fix return value check in __sctp_rcv_asconf_lookup Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 33/40] tulip: windbond-840: Fix missing pci_disable_device() in probe and remove Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 34/40] sis900: " Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 35/40] can: hi311x: fix a signedness bug in hi3110_cmd() Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 36/40] PCI: mvebu: Setup BAR0 in order to fix MSI Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 38/40] Revert "perf map: Fix dso->nsinfo refcounting" Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 39/40] i40e: Add additional info to PHY type error Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 13:45 ` [PATCH 5.4 40/40] can: j1939: j1939_session_deactivate(): clarify lifetime of session object Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-03  9:12 ` [PATCH 5.4 00/40] 5.4.138-rc1 review Naresh Kamboju
2021-08-03 10:35 ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-08-03 19:16 ` Guenter Roeck

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