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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kvmgt: Hold struct kvm reference
On 2017.03.20 14:58:06 +0800, Jike Song wrote:
> On 03/20/2017 10:38 AM, Alex Williamson wrote:
> > The kvmgt code keeps a pointer to the struct kvm associated with the
> > device, but doesn't actually hold a reference to it. If we do unclean
> > shutdown testing (ie. killing the user process), then we can see the
> > kvm association to the device unset, which causes kvmgt to trigger a
> > device release via a work queue. Naturally we cannot guarantee that
> > the cached struct kvm pointer is still valid at this point without
> > holding a reference. The observed failure in this case is a stuck
> > cpu trying to acquire the spinlock from the invalid reference, but
> > other failure modes are clearly possible. Hold a reference to avoid
> > this.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org #v4.10
> > Cc: Jike Song <jike.song@intel.com>
> > Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
> > Cc: Zhenyu Wang <zhenyuw@linux.intel.com>
> > Cc: Zhi Wang <zhi.a.wang@intel.com>
> > ---
>
> Reviewed-by: Jike Song <jike.song@intel.com>
>
> Thanks for the fix!
>

queued in fixes tree, thanks!

>
> > drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gvt/kvmgt.c | 2 ++
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gvt/kvmgt.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gvt/kvmgt.c
> > index 84d801638ede..142b8bd4ba6b 100644
> > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gvt/kvmgt.c
> > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/gvt/kvmgt.c
> > @@ -1324,6 +1324,7 @@ static int kvmgt_guest_init(struct mdev_device *mdev)
> > vgpu->handle = (unsigned long)info;
> > info->vgpu = vgpu;
> > info->kvm = kvm;
> > + kvm_get_kvm(info->kvm);
> >
> > kvmgt_protect_table_init(info);
> > gvt_cache_init(vgpu);
> > @@ -1343,6 +1344,7 @@ static bool kvmgt_guest_exit(struct kvmgt_guest_info *info)
> > }
> >
> > kvm_page_track_unregister_notifier(info->kvm, &info->track_node);
> > + kvm_put_kvm(info->kvm);
> > kvmgt_protect_table_destroy(info);
> > gvt_cache_destroy(info->vgpu);
> > vfree(info);
> >

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