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From: "Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Dave Hansen <dave@sr71.net>, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>,
	dhillf@gmail.com, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:29:43 +0530
Message-ID: <5166A5AF.4050904@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5166A1D0.1080102@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

On 04/11/2013 05:13 PM, Srivatsa S. Bhat wrote:
[...] 
> So Dave, could you kindly test the below patch on mainline?
> 

BTW, you don't need to try out any of the previous patches that I sent,
just this one is good enough. Thanks!

Regards,
Srivatsa S. Bhat

> 
> diff --git a/kernel/kthread.c b/kernel/kthread.c
> index 691dc2e..9558355 100644
> --- a/kernel/kthread.c
> +++ b/kernel/kthread.c
> @@ -308,6 +308,15 @@ struct task_struct *kthread_create_on_cpu(int (*threadfn)(void *data),
>  	to_kthread(p)->cpu = cpu;
>  	/* Park the thread to get it out of TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE state */
>  	kthread_park(p);
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * Wait for p->on_rq to be reset to 0, to ensure that the per-cpu
> +	 * migration thread (which belongs to the stop_task sched class)
> +	 * doesn't run until the cpu is actually onlined and the thread is
> +	 * unparked.
> +	 */
> +	if (!wait_task_inactive(p, TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE))
> +		WARN_ON(1);
>  	return p;
>  }
>  


  reply index

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-05 21:43 kernel BUG at kernel/smpboot.c:134! Dave Hansen
2013-04-06  7:12 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-06  8:31   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-07  9:20     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-07  9:50       ` Borislav Petkov
2013-04-08  9:24         ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-08 11:55           ` Borislav Petkov
2013-04-08 12:17             ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 14:38               ` [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 15:55                 ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-09 18:43                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 19:30                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 20:38                       ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-09 20:54                         ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-10  8:29                         ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-10 10:51                           ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-10 19:41                             ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-11 10:19                               ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 10:48                                 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 11:43                                   ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 11:59                                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat [this message]
2013-04-11 12:51                                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 12:54                                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 13:46                                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 18:07                                 ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-11 19:48                                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-10 14:03                   ` [PATCH] CPU hotplug, smpboot: Fix crash in smpboot_thread_fn() Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11  8:10                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 10:19                       ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 19:16                 ` [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 20:47                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 21:19                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-12 10:59                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-12 11:26                         ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-15 19:49                         ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-12 10:41                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2013-04-12 12:32                 ` [tip:core/urgent] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner

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