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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Drivers: hv: vmbus: Introduce table of VMBus protocol versions
On Tue, Oct 08, 2019 at 10:41:42PM +0000, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > From: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:00 AM
> > ...
> > > Looking at the uses of VERSION_INVAL, I find one remaining occurrence
> > > of this macro in vmbus_bus_resume(), which does:
> > >
> > > if (vmbus_proto_version == VERSION_INVAL ||
> > > vmbus_proto_version == 0) {
> > > ...
> > > }
> > >
> > > TBH I'm looking at vmbus_bus_resume() and vmbus_bus_suspend() for the
> > > first time and I'm not sure about how to change such check yet... any
> > > suggestions?
> >
> > Hm, I don't think vmbus_proto_version can ever become == VERSION_INVAL
> > if we rewrite the code the way you suggest, right? So you'll reduce this
> > to 'if (!vmbus_proto_version)' meaning we haven't negotiated any version
> > (yet).
>
> Yeah, Vitaly is correct. The check may be a little paranoid as I believe
> "vmbus_proto_version" must be a negotiated value in vmbus_bus_resume()
> and vmbus_bus_suspend(). I added the check just in case.
>
> > > Mmh, I see that vmbus_bus_resume() and vmbus_bus_suspend() can access
> > > vmbus_connection.conn_state: can such accesses race with a concurrent
> > > vmbus_connect()?
> >
> > Let's summon Dexuan who's the author! :-)
>
> There should not be an issue:
>
> vmbus_connect() is called in the early subsys_initcall(hv_acpi_init).
>
> vmbus_bus_suspend() is called late in the PM code after the kernel boots up, e.g.
> in the hibernation function hibernation_snapshot() -> dpm_suspend().
>
> vmbus_bus_resume() is also called later in late_initcall_sync(software_resume).
>
> In the hibernatin process, vmbus_bus_suspend()/resume() can also be called a
> few times, and vmbus_bus_resume() calls vmbus_negotiate_version(). As I
> checked, there is no issue, either.

Thank you both for these remarks.

So, I'll proceed with the removal of VERSION_INVAL in v2 of this series.

Thanks,
Andrea

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