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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 1/7] powerpc/mce: Schedule work from irq_work
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On 8/7/19 8:26 PM, Santosh Sivaraj wrote:
> schedule_work() cannot be called from MCE exception context as MCE can
> interrupt even in interrupt disabled context.
>
> fixes: 733e4a4c ("powerpc/mce: hookup memory_failure for UE errors")
> Signed-off-by: Santosh Sivaraj <santosh@fossix.org>
> ---
> arch/powerpc/kernel/mce.c | 8 +++++---
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/mce.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/mce.c
> index b18df633eae9..0ab6fa7cbbbb 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/mce.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/mce.c
> @@ -144,7 +144,6 @@ void save_mce_event(struct pt_regs *regs, long handled,
> if (phys_addr != ULONG_MAX) {
> mce->u.ue_error.physical_address_provided = true;
> mce->u.ue_error.physical_address = phys_addr;
> - machine_check_ue_event(mce);
> }
> }
> return;
> @@ -275,8 +274,7 @@ static void machine_process_ue_event(struct work_struct *work)
> }
> }
> /*
> - * process pending MCE event from the mce event queue. This function will be
> - * called during syscall exit.
> + * process pending MCE event from the mce event queue.
> */
> static void machine_check_process_queued_event(struct irq_work *work)
> {
> @@ -292,6 +290,10 @@ static void machine_check_process_queued_event(struct irq_work *work)
> while (__this_cpu_read(mce_queue_count) > 0) {
> index = __this_cpu_read(mce_queue_count) - 1;
> evt = this_cpu_ptr(&mce_event_queue[index]);
> +
> + if (evt->error_type == MCE_ERROR_TYPE_UE)
> + machine_check_ue_event(evt);

This will work only for the event that are queued by mce handler, others
will get ignored. I think you should introduce a separate irq work queue
for schedule_work().

Thanks,
-Mahesh.

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