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Subject[tip:smp/hotplug] timers/core: Correct callback order during CPU hot plug
Commit-ID:  4fae16dffb812f0e0d98a0b2b0856ca48ca63e6c
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/4fae16dffb812f0e0d98a0b2b0856ca48ca63e6c
Author: Richard Cochran <rcochran@linutronix.de>
AuthorDate: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:08:18 +0200
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:56:22 +0200

timers/core: Correct callback order during CPU hot plug

On the tear-down path, the dead CPU callback for the timers was
misplaced within the 'cpuhp_state' enumeration. There is a hidden
dependency between the timers and block multiqueue. The timers
callback must happen before the block multiqueue callback otherwise a
RCU stall occurs.

Move the timers callback to the proper place in the state machine.

Reported-and-tested-by: Jon Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>
Reported-by: kbuild test robot <lkp@intel.com>
Fixes: 24f73b99716a ("timers/core: Convert to hotplug state machine")
Signed-off-by: Richard Cochran <rcochran@linutronix.de>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>
Cc: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
Cc: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>
Cc: rt@linutronix.de
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1469610498-25914-1-git-send-email-rcochran@linutronix.de
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
include/linux/cpuhotplug.h | 2 +-
kernel/cpu.c | 15 ++++++++++-----
2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/cpuhotplug.h b/include/linux/cpuhotplug.h
index 6d405db..242bf53 100644
--- a/include/linux/cpuhotplug.h
+++ b/include/linux/cpuhotplug.h
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ enum cpuhp_state {
CPUHP_PROFILE_PREPARE,
CPUHP_X2APIC_PREPARE,
CPUHP_SMPCFD_PREPARE,
- CPUHP_TIMERS_DEAD,
CPUHP_RCUTREE_PREP,
CPUHP_NOTIFY_PREPARE,
+ CPUHP_TIMERS_DEAD,
CPUHP_BRINGUP_CPU,
CPUHP_AP_IDLE_DEAD,
CPUHP_AP_OFFLINE,
diff --git a/kernel/cpu.c b/kernel/cpu.c
index f24f459..341bf80 100644
--- a/kernel/cpu.c
+++ b/kernel/cpu.c
@@ -1200,11 +1200,6 @@ static struct cpuhp_step cpuhp_bp_states[] = {
.startup = smpcfd_prepare_cpu,
.teardown = smpcfd_dead_cpu,
},
- [CPUHP_TIMERS_DEAD] = {
- .name = "timers dead",
- .startup = NULL,
- .teardown = timers_dead_cpu,
- },
[CPUHP_RCUTREE_PREP] = {
.name = "RCU-tree prepare",
.startup = rcutree_prepare_cpu,
@@ -1221,6 +1216,16 @@ static struct cpuhp_step cpuhp_bp_states[] = {
.skip_onerr = true,
.cant_stop = true,
},
+ /*
+ * On the tear-down path, timers_dead_cpu() must be invoked
+ * before blk_mq_queue_reinit_notify() from notify_dead(),
+ * otherwise a RCU stall occurs.
+ */
+ [CPUHP_TIMERS_DEAD] = {
+ .name = "timers dead",
+ .startup = NULL,
+ .teardown = timers_dead_cpu,
+ },
/* Kicks the plugged cpu into life */
[CPUHP_BRINGUP_CPU] = {
.name = "cpu:bringup",
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