ima: replace GFP_KERNEL with GFP_NOFS
authorMimi Zohar <zohar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:16:06 +0000 (16:16 -0500)
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 21:42:01 +0000 (08:42 +1100)
commitc09c59e6a070d6af05f238f255aea268185273ef
tree80f4004f11896aa59cf100cf60a08f3af368fc7c
parentac50e950784cae1c26ad9e09ebd8f8c706131eb3
ima: replace GFP_KERNEL with GFP_NOFS

While running fsstress tests on the NFSv4 mounted ext3 and ext4
filesystem, the following call trace was generated on the nfs
server machine.

Replace GFP_KERNEL with GFP_NOFS in ima_iint_insert() to avoid a
potential deadlock.

     =================================
    [ INFO: inconsistent lock state ]
    2.6.31-31.el6.x86_64 #1
    ---------------------------------
    inconsistent {RECLAIM_FS-ON-W} -> {IN-RECLAIM_FS-W} usage.
    kswapd2/75 [HC0[0]:SC0[0]:HE1:SE1] takes:
     (jbd2_handle){+.+.?.}, at: [<ffffffff811edd5e>] jbd2_journal_start+0xfe/0x13f
    {RECLAIM_FS-ON-W} state was registered at:
      [<ffffffff81091e40>] mark_held_locks+0x65/0x99
      [<ffffffff81091f31>] lockdep_trace_alloc+0xbd/0xf5
      [<ffffffff81126fdd>] kmem_cache_alloc+0x40/0x185
      [<ffffffff812344d7>] ima_iint_insert+0x3d/0xf1
      [<ffffffff812345b0>] ima_inode_alloc+0x25/0x44
      [<ffffffff811484ac>] inode_init_always+0xec/0x271
      [<ffffffff81148682>] alloc_inode+0x51/0xa1
      [<ffffffff81148700>] new_inode+0x2e/0x94
      [<ffffffff811b2f08>] ext4_new_inode+0xb8/0xdc9
      [<ffffffff811be611>] ext4_create+0xcf/0x175
      [<ffffffff8113e2cd>] vfs_create+0x82/0xb8
      [<ffffffff8113f337>] do_filp_open+0x32c/0x9ee
      [<ffffffff811309b9>] do_sys_open+0x6c/0x12c
      [<ffffffff81130adc>] sys_open+0x2e/0x44
      [<ffffffff81011e42>] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
      [<ffffffffffffffff>] 0xffffffffffffffff
    irq event stamp: 90371
    hardirqs last  enabled at (90371): [<ffffffff8112708d>]
    kmem_cache_alloc+0xf0/0x185
    hardirqs last disabled at (90370): [<ffffffff81127026>]
    kmem_cache_alloc+0x89/0x185
    softirqs last  enabled at (89492): [<ffffffff81068ecf>]
    __do_softirq+0x1bf/0x1eb
    softirqs last disabled at (89477): [<ffffffff8101312c>] call_softirq+0x1c/0x30

    other info that might help us debug this:
    2 locks held by kswapd2/75:
     #0:  (shrinker_rwsem){++++..}, at: [<ffffffff810f98ba>] shrink_slab+0x44/0x177
     #1:  (&type->s_umount_key#25){++++..}, at: [<ffffffff811450ba>]

Reported-by: Muni P. Beerakam <mbeeraka@in.ibm.com>
Reported-by: Amit K. Arora <amitarora@in.ibm.com>
Cc: stable@kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Mimi Zohar <zohar@us.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
security/integrity/ima/ima_iint.c