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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/5] iio: adc: vf610_adc: Replace indio_dev->mlock with own device lock
On Wed, 30 Sep 2020 08:57:55 +0300
Alexandru Ardelean <ardeleanalex@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 7:15 PM Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:13:32 +0300
> > Mircea Caprioru <mircea.caprioru@analog.com> wrote:
> >
> > > From: Sergiu Cuciurean <sergiu.cuciurean@analog.com>
> > >
> > > As part of the general cleanup of indio_dev->mlock, this change replaces
> > > it with a local lock on the device's state structure.
> > >
> > > This is part of a bigger cleanup.
> > > Link: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-iio/CA+U=Dsoo6YABe5ODLp+eFNPGFDjk5ZeQEceGkqjxXcVEhLWubw@mail.gmail.com/
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Sergiu Cuciurean <sergiu.cuciurean@analog.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Mircea Caprioru <mircea.caprioru@analog.com>
> >
> > There are more problems in the locking in here than just this one.
> > See below. The taking of mlock like this was what originally motivated
> > the efforts to hide it away from drivers.
> >
> > In this particular case I don't think a local lock is the correct solution.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jonathan
> >
> >
> > > ---
> > > drivers/iio/adc/vf610_adc.c | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++--------
> > > 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/drivers/iio/adc/vf610_adc.c b/drivers/iio/adc/vf610_adc.c
> > > index 1d794cf3e3f1..b7d583993f0b 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/iio/adc/vf610_adc.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/iio/adc/vf610_adc.c
> > > @@ -168,6 +168,15 @@ struct vf610_adc {
> > >
> > > struct completion completion;
> > > u16 buffer[8];
> >
> > Side note. That buffer isn't correctly aligned. I'll add this one to
> > my next series fixing those.
> >
> > > + /*
> > > + * Lock to protect the device state during a potential concurrent
> > > + * read access from userspace. Reading a raw value requires a sequence
> > > + * of register writes, then a wait for a completion callback,
> > > + * and finally a register read, during which userspace could issue
> > > + * another read request. This lock protects a read access from
> > > + * ocurring before another one has finished.
> > > + */
> > > + struct mutex lock;
> > > };
> > >
> > > static const u32 vf610_hw_avgs[] = { 1, 4, 8, 16, 32 };
> > > @@ -464,11 +473,11 @@ static int vf610_set_conversion_mode(struct iio_dev *indio_dev,
> > > {
> > > struct vf610_adc *info = iio_priv(indio_dev);
> > >
> > > - mutex_lock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_lock(&info->lock);
> > Hmm. So there is a bit of a question on what the locking here is doing.
> > (see below for a different use of mlock).
> >
> > What it will do currently is to prevent the conversion mode changing whilst
> > we are in buffered mode. It will also protect against concurrent
> > calls of this function.
> >
> > I would replace this with iio_device_claim_direct_mode() rather than a
> > local lock.
>
> This raises a new question: if there's any drivers that we missed [for
> iio_device_claim_direct_mode()].
> While I was aware of iio_device_claim_direct_mode(), I missed this
> fact when pushing the mlock cleanup.
>
> Oh well, I'll do a quick audit over the current drivers that were converted.
> Hopefully I don't find anything :P

I was keeping an eye out for this, so hopefully I didn't miss any!

Good to check though :)

Jonathan

>
> >
> > > info->adc_feature.conv_mode = mode;
> > > vf610_adc_calculate_rates(info);
> > > vf610_adc_hw_init(info);
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> > >
> > > return 0;
> > > }
> > > @@ -632,9 +641,9 @@ static int vf610_read_raw(struct iio_dev *indio_dev,
> > > switch (mask) {
> > > case IIO_CHAN_INFO_RAW:
> > > case IIO_CHAN_INFO_PROCESSED:
> > > - mutex_lock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_lock(&info->lock);
> > > if (iio_buffer_enabled(indio_dev)) {
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> >
> > Should be use iio_device_claim_direct_mode()
> >
> > mlock is being taken here to stop us entering buffered mode.
> >
> > Whilst I'd rather a driver didn't rely on internal details of
> > IIO, it is rather fiddly to get the locking right when there is a completion
> > going on, so I think here you are safe to do so.
> >
> > > return -EBUSY;
> > > }
> > >
> > > @@ -645,11 +654,11 @@ static int vf610_read_raw(struct iio_dev *indio_dev,
> > > ret = wait_for_completion_interruptible_timeout
> > > (&info->completion, VF610_ADC_TIMEOUT);
> > > if (ret == 0) {
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> > > return -ETIMEDOUT;
> > > }
> > > if (ret < 0) {
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> > > return ret;
> > > }
> > >
> > > @@ -668,11 +677,11 @@ static int vf610_read_raw(struct iio_dev *indio_dev,
> > >
> > > break;
> > > default:
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> > > return -EINVAL;
> > > }
> > >
> > > - mutex_unlock(&indio_dev->mlock);
> > > + mutex_unlock(&info->lock);
> > > return IIO_VAL_INT;
> > >
> > > case IIO_CHAN_INFO_SCALE:
> > > @@ -807,6 +816,9 @@ static int vf610_adc_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > }
> > >
> > > info = iio_priv(indio_dev);
> > > +
> > > + mutex_init(&info->lock);
> > > +
> > > info->dev = &pdev->dev;
> > >
> > > info->regs = devm_platform_ioremap_resource(pdev, 0);
> >


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