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SubjectRE: [PATCH] hv: vmbus_free_channels(): remove the redundant free_channel()
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@linuxfoundation.org]
> Sent: Thursday, April 9, 2015 17:07
> To: Dexuan Cui
> Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; driverdev-devel@linuxdriverproject.org;
> olaf@aepfle.de; apw@canonical.com; jasowang@redhat.com; KY Srinivasan;
> vkuznets@redhat.com; dan.carpenter@oracle.com; Haiyang Zhang
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] hv: vmbus_free_channels(): remove the redundant
> free_channel()
>
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 11:13:47PM -0700, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > free_channel() has been invoked in
> > vmbus_remove() -> hv_process_channel_removal(), or vmbus_remove() ->
> > ... -> vmbus_close_internal() -> hv_process_channel_removal().
> >
> > We also change to use list_for_each_entry_safe(), because the entry
> > is removed in hv_process_channel_removal().
> >
> > Thank Dan Carpenter for finding the issue!
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Dexuan Cui <decui@microsoft.com>
> > Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> > Cc: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
> > Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c | 11 ++++++++---
> > 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c b/drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c
> > index 0eeb1b3..865a3af 100644
> > --- a/drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c
> > +++ b/drivers/hv/channel_mgmt.c
> > @@ -212,11 +212,16 @@ void hv_process_channel_removal(struct
> vmbus_channel *channel, u32 relid)
> >
> > void vmbus_free_channels(void)
> > {
> > - struct vmbus_channel *channel;
> > + struct vmbus_channel *channel, *tmp;
> > +
> > + list_for_each_entry_safe(channel, tmp, &vmbus_connection.chn_list,
> > + listentry) {
>
> Horrid indentation, never put continuations on a 1 tab stop location,
> you can't read this properly, right?
>
> > + /* if we don't set rescind to true, vmbus_close_internal()
> > + * won't invoke hv_process_channel_removal().
> > + */
> > + channel->rescind = true;
>
> You are changing the logic here, right? Why do you now need the _safe()
> call if you aren't freeing anything?
>
> confused,
>
> greg k-h

Hi Greg,
vmbus_device_unregister() invokes device_unregister() -> vmbus_remove() ->
hv_process_channel_removal() -- in this function, we remove the entry from
the list:
list_del(&channel->listentry)
and we run free_channel(channel).

Thanks,
-- Dexuan


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