[PATCH] fix race in idr code
Sonny Rao [Sun, 25 Jun 2006 12:49:34 +0000 (05:49 -0700)]
I ran into a bug where the kernel died in the idr code:

cpu 0x1d: Vector: 300 (Data Access) at [c000000b7096f710]
    pc: c0000000001f8984: .idr_get_new_above_int+0x140/0x330
    lr: c0000000001f89b4: .idr_get_new_above_int+0x170/0x330
    sp: c000000b7096f990
   msr: 800000000000b032
   dar: 0
 dsisr: 40010000
  current = 0xc000000b70d43830
  paca    = 0xc000000000556900
    pid   = 2022, comm = hwup
1d:mon> t
[c000000b7096f990] c0000000000d2ad8 .expand_files+0x2e8/0x364 (unreliable)
[c000000b7096faa0] c0000000001f8bf8 .idr_get_new_above+0x18/0x68
[c000000b7096fb20] c00000000002a054 .init_new_context+0x5c/0xf0
[c000000b7096fbc0] c000000000049dc8 .copy_process+0x91c/0x1404
[c000000b7096fcd0] c00000000004a988 .do_fork+0xd8/0x224
[c000000b7096fdc0] c00000000000ebdc .sys_clone+0x5c/0x74
[c000000b7096fe30] c000000000008950 .ppc_clone+0x8/0xc

lib/idr.c

index d226259..de19030 100644 (file)
--- a/lib/idr.c
+++ b/lib/idr.c
@@ -48,15 +48,21 @@ static struct idr_layer *alloc_layer(struct idr *idp)
        return(p);
 }
 
+/* only called when idp->lock is held */
+static void __free_layer(struct idr *idp, struct idr_layer *p)
+{
+       p->ary[0] = idp->id_free;
+       idp->id_free = p;
+       idp->id_free_cnt++;
+}
+
 static void free_layer(struct idr *idp, struct idr_layer *p)
 {
        /*
         * Depends on the return element being zeroed.
         */
        spin_lock(&idp->lock);
-       p->ary[0] = idp->id_free;
-       idp->id_free = p;
-       idp->id_free_cnt++;
+       __free_layer(idp, p);
        spin_unlock(&idp->lock);
 }
 
@@ -184,12 +190,14 @@ build_up:
                         * The allocation failed.  If we built part of
                         * the structure tear it down.
                         */
+                       spin_lock(&idp->lock);
                        for (new = p; p && p != idp->top; new = p) {
                                p = p->ary[0];
                                new->ary[0] = NULL;
                                new->bitmap = new->count = 0;
-                               free_layer(idp, new);
+                               __free_layer(idp, new);
                        }
+                       spin_unlock(&idp->lock);
                        return -1;
                }
                new->ary[0] = p;