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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] cpu_hotplug: don't play with current->cpus_allowed
On 07/30, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
>
> Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > _cpu_down() changes the current task's affinity and then recovers it at
> > the end. The problems are well known: we can't restore old_allowed if it
> > was bound to the now-dead-cpu, and we can race with the userspace which
> > can change cpu-affinity during unplug.
> >
> > _cpu_down() should not play with current->cpus_allowed at all. Instead,
> > take_cpu_down() can migrate the caller of _cpu_down() after __cpu_disable()
> > removes the dying cpu from cpu_online_mask.
> >
> > static int __ref take_cpu_down(void *_param)
> > {
> > struct take_cpu_down_param *param = _param;
> > + unsigned int cpu = (unsigned long)param->hcpu;
> > int err;
> >
> > /* Ensure this CPU doesn't handle any more interrupts. */
> > @@ -181,6 +183,8 @@ static int __ref take_cpu_down(void *_pa
> > raw_notifier_call_chain(&cpu_chain, CPU_DYING | param->mod,
> > param->hcpu);
> >
> > + if (task_cpu(param->caller) == cpu)
> > + move_task_off_dead_cpu(cpu, param->caller);
>
> move_task_off_dead_cpu() calls cpuset_cpus_allowed_locked() which
> needs callback_mutex held. But actually we don't hold it, it'll
> will corrupt the work of other task which holds callback_mutex.
> Is it right?

Of course it is not. That is why I tried to kill cpuset_lock() first.

And I still think it must die. But I don't know how to remove it.

Oleg.



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