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From: Gautam Dawar <gdawar@xilinx.com>
To: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>, Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
Cc: Gautam Dawar <gdawar.xilinx@gmail.com>,
	Martin Petrus Hubertus Habets <martinh@xilinx.com>,
	Harpreet Singh Anand <hanand@xilinx.com>,
	"kvm@vger.kernel.org" <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	"virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org" 
	<virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org>,
	"netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] vhost-vdpa: log warning message if vhost_vdpa_remove gets blocked
Date: Sat, 3 Jul 2021 19:08:59 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BY5PR02MB69809BD26B8461FF6BFD3FFAB11E9@BY5PR02MB6980.namprd02.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210703041124-mutt-send-email-mst@kernel.org>

Pls see inline [GD>>]

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com> 
Sent: Saturday, July 3, 2021 1:42 PM
To: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
Cc: Gautam Dawar <gdawar.xilinx@gmail.com>; Martin Petrus Hubertus Habets <martinh@xilinx.com>; Harpreet Singh Anand <hanand@xilinx.com>; Gautam Dawar <gdawar@xilinx.com>; kvm@vger.kernel.org; virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org; netdev@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vhost-vdpa: log warning message if vhost_vdpa_remove gets blocked

On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 10:33:22PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> 
> 在 2021/6/6 下午9:29, Gautam Dawar 写道:
> > From: Gautam Dawar <gdawar@xilinx.com>
> > 
> > If some module invokes vdpa_device_unregister (usually in the module 
> > unload function) when the userspace app (eg. QEMU) which had opened 
> > the vhost-vdpa character device is still running, 
> > vhost_vdpa_remove() function will block indefinitely in call to wait_for_completion().
> > 
> > This causes the vdpa_device_unregister caller to hang and with a 
> > usual side-effect of rmmod command not returning when this call is 
> > in the module_exit function.
> > 
> > This patch converts the wait_for_completion call to its timeout 
> > based counterpart (wait_for_completion_timeout) and also adds a 
> > warning message to alert the user/administrator about this hang situation.
> > 
> > To eventually fix this problem, a mechanism will be required to let 
> > vhost-vdpa module inform the userspace of this situation and 
> > userspace will close the descriptor of vhost-vdpa char device.
> > This will enable vhost-vdpa to continue with graceful clean-up.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Gautam Dawar <gdawar@xilinx.com>
> > ---
> >   drivers/vhost/vdpa.c | 6 +++++-
> >   1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vdpa.c b/drivers/vhost/vdpa.c index 
> > bfa4c6ef554e..572b64d09b06 100644
> > --- a/drivers/vhost/vdpa.c
> > +++ b/drivers/vhost/vdpa.c
> > @@ -1091,7 +1091,11 @@ static void vhost_vdpa_remove(struct vdpa_device *vdpa)
> >   		opened = atomic_cmpxchg(&v->opened, 0, 1);
> >   		if (!opened)
> >   			break;
> > -		wait_for_completion(&v->completion);
> > +		wait_for_completion_timeout(&v->completion,
> > +					    msecs_to_jiffies(1000));
> > +		dev_warn_ratelimited(&v->dev,
> > +				     "%s waiting for /dev/%s to be closed\n",
> > +				     __func__, dev_name(&v->dev));

Can fill up the kernel log in this case ... dev_warn_once seems more appropriate.
[GD>>] Submitted the patch with suggested modification.

> >   	} while (1);
> >   	put_device(&v->dev);
> 
> 
> Acked-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
> 


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-03 19:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-06 13:29 Gautam Dawar
2021-06-15 14:33 ` Jason Wang
2021-07-03  8:11   ` Michael S. Tsirkin
2021-07-03 19:08     ` Gautam Dawar [this message]
2021-07-03 19:01 ` gautam.dawar

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