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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] mm/hmm: hmm_vma_fault() doesn't always call hmm_range_unregister()
On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 11:42 PM Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 5/7/19 6:15 AM, Souptick Joarder wrote:
> > On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 5:00 AM <rcampbell@nvidia.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> From: Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com>
> >>
> >> The helper function hmm_vma_fault() calls hmm_range_register() but is
> >> missing a call to hmm_range_unregister() in one of the error paths.
> >> This leads to a reference count leak and ultimately a memory leak on
> >> struct hmm.
> >>
> >> Always call hmm_range_unregister() if hmm_range_register() succeeded.
> >
> > How about * Call hmm_range_unregister() in error path if
> > hmm_range_register() succeeded* ?
>
> Sure, sounds good.
> I'll include that in v2.

Thanks.
>
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Ralph Campbell <rcampbell@nvidia.com>
> >> Cc: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
> >> Cc: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> >> Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> >> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> >> Cc: Balbir Singh <bsingharora@gmail.com>
> >> Cc: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
> >> Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
> >> Cc: Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com>
> >> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> >> ---
> >> include/linux/hmm.h | 3 ++-
> >> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/include/linux/hmm.h b/include/linux/hmm.h
> >> index 35a429621e1e..fa0671d67269 100644
> >> --- a/include/linux/hmm.h
> >> +++ b/include/linux/hmm.h
> >> @@ -559,6 +559,7 @@ static inline int hmm_vma_fault(struct hmm_range *range, bool block)
> >> return (int)ret;
> >>
> >> if (!hmm_range_wait_until_valid(range, HMM_RANGE_DEFAULT_TIMEOUT)) {
> >> + hmm_range_unregister(range);
> >> /*
> >> * The mmap_sem was taken by driver we release it here and
> >> * returns -EAGAIN which correspond to mmap_sem have been
> >> @@ -570,13 +571,13 @@ static inline int hmm_vma_fault(struct hmm_range *range, bool block)
> >>
> >> ret = hmm_range_fault(range, block);
> >> if (ret <= 0) {
> >> + hmm_range_unregister(range);
> >
> > what is the reason to moved it up ?
>
> I moved it up because the normal calling pattern is:
> down_read(&mm->mmap_sem)
> hmm_vma_fault()
> hmm_range_register()
> hmm_range_fault()
> hmm_range_unregister()
> up_read(&mm->mmap_sem)
>
> I don't think it is a bug to unlock mmap_sem and then unregister,
> it is just more consistent nesting.

Ok. I think, adding it in change log will be helpful :)
>
> >> if (ret == -EBUSY || !ret) {
> >> /* Same as above, drop mmap_sem to match old API. */
> >> up_read(&range->vma->vm_mm->mmap_sem);
> >> ret = -EBUSY;
> >> } else if (ret == -EAGAIN)
> >> ret = -EBUSY;
> >> - hmm_range_unregister(range);
> >> return ret;
> >> }
> >> return 0;
> >> --
> >> 2.20.1
> >>

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