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SubjectRe: [mm-patch] bluetooth: use GFP_ATOMIC in *_sock_create's sk_alloc
On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 06:17:56PM +0900, Masatake YAMATO wrote:
> > I think that the bluetooth-guard-bt_proto-with-rwlock.patch introduced the following
> > BUG:
> > [ 43.232000] BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at mm/slab.c:2903
> > [ 43.232000] in_atomic():1, irqs_disabled():0
> > [ 43.232000] [<c0104114>] show_trace_log_lvl+0x197/0x1ba
> > [ 43.232000] [<c010415e>] show_trace+0x27/0x29
> > [ 43.232000] [<c010426e>] dump_stack+0x26/0x28
> > [ 43.232000] [<c011ad1c>] __might_sleep+0xa2/0xaa
> > [ 43.232000] [<c0173085>] __kmalloc+0x9c/0xb3
> > [ 43.232000] [<c02f9295>] sk_alloc+0x1bc/0x1de
> > [ 43.232000] [<c036d689>] hci_sock_create+0x42/0x8a
> > [ 43.236000] [<c0366f40>] bt_sock_create+0xb5/0x154
> > [ 43.236000] [<c02f69dc>] __sock_create+0x131/0x356
> > [ 43.236000] [<c02f6c2f>] sock_create+0x2e/0x30
> > [ 43.236000] [<c02f6c88>] sys_socket+0x27/0x53
> > [ 43.240000] [<c02f7db5>] sys_socketcall+0xa9/0x277
> > [ 43.240000] [<c0103131>] sysenter_past_esp+0x56/0x8d
> > [ 43.240000] [<b7f38410>] 0xb7f38410
> >
> >
> > This patch makes sk_alloc GFP_ATOMIC, because we are holding the bt_proto_rwlock, for
> > the following functions:
> > - bnep_sock_create
> > - cmtp_sock_create
> > - hci_sock_create
> > - hidp_sock_create
> > - l2cap_sock_create
> > - rfcomm_sock_create
> > - sco_sock_create
>
> There is very similar code in i net/socket.c(I guess some part of
> bluetooth/af_bluetooth.c is derived from net/socket.c):
>
[... skip net/socket.c code ...]
>
> So there are two ways to avoid the bug:
> 1. As proposed by Frederik, use sk_alloc with GFP_ATOMIC or
> 2. use net_family_{read|writ}_{lock|unlock} in af_bluetooth.c.
>
I'd say that using a net_family_* like function set is much better,
if only in terms of preemptibility.

I'll write an implementation that allows to use the same code
in socket.c and in af_bluetooth.c

Regards,
Frederik
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