[03/10] pstore: Convert "psinfo" locking to mutex
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Message ID 20200506152114.50375-4-keescook@chromium.org
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Commit c9c2d46a99947cb0d2cffefccc32b65b968d345e
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  • pstore: Remove filesystem records when backend is unregistered
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Kees Cook May 6, 2020, 3:21 p.m. UTC
Currently pstore can only have a single backend attached at a time, and it
tracks the active backend via "psinfo", under a lock. The locking for this
does not need to be a spinlock, and in order to avoid may_sleep() issues
during future changes to pstore_unregister(), switch to a mutex instead.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
 fs/pstore/platform.c | 8 ++++----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/fs/pstore/platform.c b/fs/pstore/platform.c
index 347b6c07f4cf..d0ce22237589 100644
--- a/fs/pstore/platform.c
+++ b/fs/pstore/platform.c
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@  static DECLARE_WORK(pstore_work, pstore_dowork);
  * psinfo_lock just protects "psinfo" during
  * calls to pstore_register()
  */
-static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(psinfo_lock);
+static DEFINE_MUTEX(psinfo_lock);
 struct pstore_info *psinfo;
 
 static char *backend;
@@ -574,11 +574,11 @@  int pstore_register(struct pstore_info *psi)
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	spin_lock(&psinfo_lock);
+	mutex_lock(&psinfo_lock);
 	if (psinfo) {
 		pr_warn("backend '%s' already loaded: ignoring '%s'\n",
 			psinfo->name, psi->name);
-		spin_unlock(&psinfo_lock);
+		mutex_unlock(&psinfo_lock);
 		return -EBUSY;
 	}
 
@@ -587,7 +587,7 @@  int pstore_register(struct pstore_info *psi)
 	psinfo = psi;
 	mutex_init(&psinfo->read_mutex);
 	sema_init(&psinfo->buf_lock, 1);
-	spin_unlock(&psinfo_lock);
+	mutex_unlock(&psinfo_lock);
 
 
 	if (psi->flags & PSTORE_FLAGS_DMESG)