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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] IB/umem: ib_ucontext already have tgid, remove pid from ib_umem structure
On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:36 PM, Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ziepe.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 04:50:16PM +0800, Lidong Chen wrote:
>> The userspace may invoke ibv_reg_mr and ibv_dereg_mr by different threads.
>> If when ibv_dereg_mr invoke and the thread which invoked ibv_reg_mr has
>> exited, get_pid_task will return NULL, ib_umem_release does not decrease
>> mm->pinned_vm. This patch fixes it by use tgid in ib_ucontext struct.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Lidong Chen <lidongchen@tencent.com>
>> ---
>> [v2]
>> - use ib_ucontext tgid instread of tgid in ib_umem structure
>
> I'm looking at this again, and it doesn't seem quite right..
>
>> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c
>> index 9a4e899..2b6c9b5 100644
>> --- a/drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c
>> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/umem.c
>> @@ -119,7 +119,6 @@ struct ib_umem *ib_umem_get(struct ib_ucontext *context, unsigned long addr,
>> umem->length = size;
>> umem->address = addr;
>> umem->page_shift = PAGE_SHIFT;
>> - umem->pid = get_task_pid(current, PIDTYPE_PID);
>> /*
>> * We ask for writable memory if any of the following
>> * access flags are set. "Local write" and "remote write"
>> @@ -132,7 +131,6 @@ struct ib_umem *ib_umem_get(struct ib_ucontext *context, unsigned long addr,
>> IB_ACCESS_REMOTE_ATOMIC | IB_ACCESS_MW_BIND));
>>
>> if (access & IB_ACCESS_ON_DEMAND) {
>> - put_pid(umem->pid);
>> ret = ib_umem_odp_get(context, umem, access);
>> if (ret) {
>> kfree(umem);
>> @@ -148,7 +146,6 @@ struct ib_umem *ib_umem_get(struct ib_ucontext *context, unsigned long addr,
>>
>> page_list = (struct page **) __get_free_page(GFP_KERNEL);
>> if (!page_list) {
>> - put_pid(umem->pid);
>> kfree(umem);
>> return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
>> }
>
> in ib_umem_get we are doing this:
>
> down_write(&current->mm->mmap_sem);
> locked = npages + current->mm->pinned_vm;
>
> And then in release we now do:
>
> task = get_pid_task(umem->context->tgid, PIDTYPE_PID);
> if (!task)
> goto out;
> mm = get_task_mm(task);
> mm->pinned_vm -= diff;
>
> But there is no guarantee that context->tgid and 'current' are the
> same thing during ib_umem_get..

context->tgid and current maybe different. but different threads in one
process should point to one mm structure. so it should works for multithread.

>
> So in the dysfunctional case where someone forks and keeps the context
> FD open on both sides of the fork they can cause the pinned_vm
> counter to become wrong in the processes. Sounds bad..

I am not sure about fork support, I will check this problem.

>
> Thus, I think we need to go back to storing the tgid in the ib_umem
> and just fix it to store the group leader not the thread PID?
>
> And then even more we need the ib_get_mr_mm() helper to make sense of
> this, because all the drivers are doing the wrong thing by using the
> context->tgid too.
>
> Is that all right?
>
> Jason

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