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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] virtio_console: allocate inbufs in add_port() only if it is needed
On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 03:46:50PM +0100, Amit Shah wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-11-14 at 13:25 +0100, Laurent Vivier wrote:
> > When we hot unplug a virtserialport and then try to hot plug again,
> > it fails:
> >
> > (qemu) chardev-add socket,id=serial0,path=/tmp/serial0,server,nowait
> > (qemu) device_add virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=2,\
> > chardev=serial0,id=serial0,name=serial0
> > (qemu) device_del serial0
> > (qemu) device_add virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial0.0,nr=2,\
> > chardev=serial0,id=serial0,name=serial0
> > kernel error:
> > virtio-ports vport2p2: Error allocating inbufs
> > qemu error:
> > virtio-serial-bus: Guest failure in adding port 2 for device \
> > virtio-serial0.0
> >
> > This happens because buffers for the in_vq are allocated when the
> > port is
> > added but are not released when the port is unplugged.
> >
> > They are only released when virtconsole is removed (see a7a69ec0d8e4)
> >
> > To avoid the problem and to be symmetric, we could allocate all the
> > buffers
> > in init_vqs() as they are released in remove_vqs(), but it sounds
> > like
> > a waste of memory.
> >
> > Rather than that, this patch changes add_port() logic to ignore
> > ENOSPC
> > error in fill_queue(), which means queue has already been filled.
> >
> > Fixes: a7a69ec0d8e4 ("virtio_console: free buffers after reset")
> > Cc: mst@redhat.com
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> > Signed-off-by: Laurent Vivier <lvivier@redhat.com>
>
> Reviewed-by: Amit Shah <amit@kernel.org>
>
> Thanks!


Thanks, however this has already been merged by Linus.
I can't add the tag retroactively, sorry about that.

For bugfix patches like that, I think we can reasonably
target a turn around of a couple of days, these
shouldn't really need to wait weeks for review.

> > ---
> >
> > Notes:
> > v3: add a comment about ENOSPC error
> > v2: making fill_queue return int and testing return code for
> > -ENOSPC
> >
> > drivers/char/virtio_console.c | 28 +++++++++++++---------------
> > 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
> > b/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
> > index 7270e7b69262..3259426f01dc 100644
> > --- a/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
> > +++ b/drivers/char/virtio_console.c
> > @@ -1325,24 +1325,24 @@ static void set_console_size(struct port
> > *port, u16 rows, u16 cols)
> > port->cons.ws.ws_col = cols;
> > }
> >
> > -static unsigned int fill_queue(struct virtqueue *vq, spinlock_t
> > *lock)
> > +static int fill_queue(struct virtqueue *vq, spinlock_t *lock)
> > {
> > struct port_buffer *buf;
> > - unsigned int nr_added_bufs;
> > + int nr_added_bufs;
> > int ret;
> >
> > nr_added_bufs = 0;
> > do {
> > buf = alloc_buf(vq->vdev, PAGE_SIZE, 0);
> > if (!buf)
> > - break;
> > + return -ENOMEM;
> >
> > spin_lock_irq(lock);
> > ret = add_inbuf(vq, buf);
> > if (ret < 0) {
> > spin_unlock_irq(lock);
> > free_buf(buf, true);
> > - break;
> > + return ret;
> > }
> > nr_added_bufs++;
> > spin_unlock_irq(lock);
> > @@ -1362,7 +1362,6 @@ static int add_port(struct ports_device
> > *portdev, u32 id)
> > char debugfs_name[16];
> > struct port *port;
> > dev_t devt;
> > - unsigned int nr_added_bufs;
> > int err;
> >
> > port = kmalloc(sizeof(*port), GFP_KERNEL);
> > @@ -1421,11 +1420,13 @@ static int add_port(struct ports_device
> > *portdev, u32 id)
> > spin_lock_init(&port->outvq_lock);
> > init_waitqueue_head(&port->waitqueue);
> >
> > - /* Fill the in_vq with buffers so the host can send us data. */
> > - nr_added_bufs = fill_queue(port->in_vq, &port->inbuf_lock);
> > - if (!nr_added_bufs) {
> > + /* We can safely ignore ENOSPC because it means
> > + * the queue already has buffers. Buffers are removed
> > + * only by virtcons_remove(), not by unplug_port()
> > + */
> > + err = fill_queue(port->in_vq, &port->inbuf_lock);
> > + if (err < 0 && err != -ENOSPC) {
> > dev_err(port->dev, "Error allocating inbufs\n");
> > - err = -ENOMEM;
> > goto free_device;
> > }
> >
> > @@ -2059,14 +2060,11 @@ static int virtcons_probe(struct
> > virtio_device *vdev)
> > INIT_WORK(&portdev->control_work, &control_work_handler);
> >
> > if (multiport) {
> > - unsigned int nr_added_bufs;
> > -
> > spin_lock_init(&portdev->c_ivq_lock);
> > spin_lock_init(&portdev->c_ovq_lock);
> >
> > - nr_added_bufs = fill_queue(portdev->c_ivq,
> > - &portdev->c_ivq_lock);
> > - if (!nr_added_bufs) {
> > + err = fill_queue(portdev->c_ivq, &portdev->c_ivq_lock);
> > + if (err < 0) {
> > dev_err(&vdev->dev,
> > "Error allocating buffers for control
> > queue\n");
> > /*
> > @@ -2077,7 +2075,7 @@ static int virtcons_probe(struct virtio_device
> > *vdev)
> > VIRTIO_CONSOLE_DEVICE_READY,
> > 0);
> > /* Device was functional: we need full cleanup.
> > */
> > virtcons_remove(vdev);
> > - return -ENOMEM;
> > + return err;
> > }
> > } else {
> > /*

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