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SubjectRe: [PATCH] psi:fix divide by zero in psi_update_stats
On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 7:41 AM Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 08, 2019 at 03:33:24PM +0800, tim wrote:
> > In psi_update_stats, it is possible that period has value like
> > 0xXXXXXXXX00000000 where the lower 32 bit is 0, then it calls div_u64 which
> > truncates u64 period to u32, results in zero divisor.
> > Use div64_u64() instead of div_u64() if the divisor is u64 to avoid
> > truncation to 32-bit on 64-bit platforms.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: xiejingfeng <xiejingfeng@linux.alibaba.com>
>
> This is legit. When we stop the periodic averaging worker due to an
> idle CPU, the period after restart can be much longer than the ~4 sec
> in the lower 32 bits. See the missed_periods logic in update_averages.
>
> What is surprising is that you can hit this repeatedly, as the odds
> are 1 in 4,294,967,296. An extremely coarse clock source?
>
> Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
>
> There are several more instances of div_u64 in psi.c. They all look
> fine to me except for one in the psi poll() windowing code, where we
> divide by the window size, which can be up to 10s. CCing Suren.
>
> ---
> From 009cece5f37a38f4baeb1bebdcb432ac9ae66ef8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:35:26 -0500
> Subject: [PATCH] psi: fix a division error in psi poll()
>
> The psi window size is a u64 an can be up to 10 seconds right now,
> which exceeds the lower 32 bits of the variable. But div_u64 is meant
> only for 32-bit divisors. Use div64_u64 for the 64-bit divisor.
>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
> ---
> kernel/sched/psi.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/sched/psi.c b/kernel/sched/psi.c
> index 517e3719027e..84af7aa158bf 100644
> --- a/kernel/sched/psi.c
> +++ b/kernel/sched/psi.c
> @@ -481,7 +481,7 @@ static u64 window_update(struct psi_window *win, u64 now, u64 value)
> u32 remaining;
>
> remaining = win->size - elapsed;
> - growth += div_u64(win->prev_growth * remaining, win->size);
> + growth += div64_u64(win->prev_growth * remaining, win->size);
> }
>
> return growth;
> --
> 2.24.0
>

Reviewed-by: Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>

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