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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hv: vmbus_free_channels(): remove the redundant free_channel()
On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 09:15:30AM +0000, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > -----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).

What is "this function" referring to here? vmbus_free_channels()?

still confused.

greg k-h


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