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Subject[PATCH RT 18/25][RFC 3.0.23-rt39-rc1] net: u64_stat: Protect seqcount
From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>

On RT we must prevent that the writer gets preempted inside the write
section. Otherwise a preempting reader might spin forever.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: stable-rt@vger.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
---
include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h | 2 ++
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h b/include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h
index 8da8c4e..b39549f 100644
--- a/include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h
+++ b/include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h
@@ -70,6 +70,7 @@ struct u64_stats_sync {
static inline void u64_stats_update_begin(struct u64_stats_sync *syncp)
{
#if BITS_PER_LONG==32 && defined(CONFIG_SMP)
+ preempt_disable_rt();
write_seqcount_begin(&syncp->seq);
#endif
}
@@ -78,6 +79,7 @@ static inline void u64_stats_update_end(struct u64_stats_sync *syncp)
{
#if BITS_PER_LONG==32 && defined(CONFIG_SMP)
write_seqcount_end(&syncp->seq);
+ preempt_enable_rt();
#endif
}

--
1.7.8.3



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