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SubjectRe: [dm-devel] [PATCH] dm-io: Prevent the danging point of the sync io callback function


On Fri, 27 Jun 2014, Mikulas Patocka wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2014, Minfei Huang wrote:
>
> > BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000046
> > IP: [<ffffffffa0009cef>] dec_count+0x5f/0x80 [dm_mod]
> > PGD 0
> > Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
> > last sysfs file: /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.2/0000:02:00.0/host0/scsi_host/host0/proc_name
> >
> > Pid: 2708, comm: kcopyd Tainted: G W --------------- H 2.6.32-279.19.5.el6.ucloud.x86_64 #1 Dell Inc. PowerEdge R720xd/0DCWD1
> > RIP: 0010:[<ffffffffa0009cef>] [<ffffffffa0009cef>] dec_count+0x5f/0x80 [dm_mod]
> > RSP: 0018:ffff880100603c30 EFLAGS: 00010246
> > RAX: 0000000000000046 RBX: ffff8817968a5c30 RCX: 0000000000000000
> > RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 0000000000000000 RDI: ffff8817968a5c00
> > RBP: ffff880100603c50 R08: 0000000000000000 R09: 0000000000000000
> > R10: ffff880caa594cc0 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: ffff8817968a5c80
> > R13: ffffffff81013963 R14: 0000000000001000 R15: 0000000000000000
> > FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff880100600000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
> > CS: 0010 DS: 0018 ES: 0018 CR0: 000000008005003b
> > CR2: 0000000000000046 CR3: 000000020c309000 CR4: 00000000001426e0
> > DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
> > DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
> > Process kcopyd (pid: 2708, threadinfo ffff88180cd26000, task ffff881841c9aa80)
> > Stack:
> > ffff880100603c40 ffff880aa8b32300 0000000000000000 ffff8817968a5c00
> > <d> ffff880100603c80 ffffffffa000a12a 0000000000000000 ffff880aa8b32300
> > <d> 0000000000000000 ffff880caa594cc0 ffff880100603c90 ffffffff811bcf6d
> > Call Trace:
> > <IRQ>
> > [<ffffffffa000a12a>] endio+0x4a/0x70 [dm_mod]
> > [<ffffffff811bcf6d>] bio_endio+0x1d/0x40
> > [<ffffffff81260beb>] req_bio_endio+0x9b/0xe0
> > [<ffffffff81263114>] blk_update_request+0x104/0x500
> > [<ffffffff81263331>] ? blk_update_request+0x321/0x500
> > [<ffffffff81263537>] blk_update_bidi_request+0x27/0xa0
> > [<ffffffff8126419f>] blk_end_bidi_request+0x2f/0x80
> > [<ffffffff81264240>] blk_end_request+0x10/0x20
> > [<ffffffff81375c6f>] scsi_io_completion+0xaf/0x6c0
> > [<ffffffff8136cb92>] scsi_finish_command+0xc2/0x130
> > [<ffffffff813763e5>] scsi_softirq_done+0x145/0x170
> > [<ffffffff812698ed>] blk_done_softirq+0x8d/0xa0
> > [<ffffffff81074c5f>] __do_softirq+0xdf/0x210
> > [<ffffffff8100c2cc>] call_softirq+0x1c/0x30
> > [<ffffffff8100df9d>] do_softirq+0xad/0xe0
> > [<ffffffff81074995>] irq_exit+0x95/0xa0
> > [<ffffffff81510515>] do_IRQ+0x75/0xf0
> > [<ffffffff8100ba53>] ret_from_intr+0x0/0x16
> >
> > The value of rdi register(0xffff8817968a5c00) is the io pointer,
> > If the sync io, the address of io point must be alloc from stack.
> > SO
> > crash> struct thread_info ffff8817968a4000
> > struct thread_info {
> > task = 0xffff88180cd9a580,
> > exec_domain = 0xffffffff81a98ac0,
> > ...
> > }
> >
> > crash> struct task_struct 0xffff88180cd9a580
> > struct task_struct {
> > state = 2,
> > stack = 0xffff8817968a4000,
> > ...
> > }
> >
> > It shows value exactly when use the value of io address.
> >
> > The io address in callback function will become the danging point,
> > cause by the thread of sync io wakes up by other threads
> > and return to relieve the io address,
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Minfei Huang <huangminfei@ucloud.cn>
> > ---
> > drivers/md/dm-io.c | 19 +++++++++++++++----
> > 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/md/dm-io.c b/drivers/md/dm-io.c
> > index 3842ac7..f992913 100644
> > --- a/drivers/md/dm-io.c
> > +++ b/drivers/md/dm-io.c
> > @@ -38,6 +38,7 @@ struct io {
> > void *context;
> > void *vma_invalidate_address;
> > unsigned long vma_invalidate_size;
> > + atomic_t wakeup;
> > } __attribute__((aligned(DM_IO_MAX_REGIONS)));
> >
> > static struct kmem_cache *_dm_io_cache;
> > @@ -121,10 +122,16 @@ static void dec_count(struct io *io, unsigned int region, int error)
> > invalidate_kernel_vmap_range(io->vma_invalidate_address,
> > io->vma_invalidate_size);
> >
> > - if (io->sleeper)
> > - wake_up_process(io->sleeper);
> > + if (io->sleeper) {
> > + struct task_struct *sleeper = io->sleeper;
> >
> > - else {
> > + atomic_set(&io->wakeup, 1);
>
> The problem here is that the processor may reorder the read of io->sleeper
> with atomic_set(&io->wakeup, 1); (performing atomic_set first and "sleeper
> = io->sleeper" afterwards) exposing the same race condition.
>
> You need to use memory barriers to avoid reordering, but I think the
> solution with the completion is better (the completion takes care of
> barriers automatically).
>
> Mikulas

Also - there is another race - after atomic_set(&io->wakeup, 1), the
target process may terminate, so wake_up_process(sleeper) operates on
non-existing process. You need to declare a special wait queue or use
wait_on_atomic_t+wake_up_atomic_t (that uses uses pre-initialized hash of
wait queues) to avoid that race.

But as I said - the completion approach is better. It doesn't suffer from
these problems.

Mikulas

> > +/*
> > + * The thread may be waked up by other threads,
> > + * if then the sync io point will become the dangling pointer
> > + */
> > + wake_up_process(sleeper);
> > + } else {
> > unsigned long r = io->error_bits;
> > io_notify_fn fn = io->callback;
> > void *context = io->context;
> > @@ -401,12 +408,14 @@ static int sync_io(struct dm_io_client *client, unsigned int num_regions,
> > io->vma_invalidate_address = dp->vma_invalidate_address;
> > io->vma_invalidate_size = dp->vma_invalidate_size;
> >
> > + atomic_set(&io->wakeup, 0);
> > +
> > dispatch_io(rw, num_regions, where, dp, io, 1);
> >
> > while (1) {
> > set_current_state(TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE);
> >
> > - if (!atomic_read(&io->count))
> > + if (atomic_read(&io->wakeup))
> > break;
> >
> > io_schedule();
> > @@ -442,6 +451,8 @@ static int async_io(struct dm_io_client *client, unsigned int num_regions,
> > io->vma_invalidate_address = dp->vma_invalidate_address;
> > io->vma_invalidate_size = dp->vma_invalidate_size;
> >
> > + atomic_set(&io->wakeup, 0);
> > +
> > dispatch_io(rw, num_regions, where, dp, io, 0);
> > return 0;
> > }
> > --
> > 1.7.1
> >
> >
> > --
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> > dm-devel@redhat.com
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> >
>


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