rcu: Fix RCU lockdep splat on freezer_fork path
Paul E. McKenney [Wed, 21 Apr 2010 20:02:08 +0000 (13:02 -0700)]
Add an RCU read-side critical section to suppress this false
positive.

Located-by: Eric Paris <eparis@parisplace.org>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Acked-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com>
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Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

kernel/cgroup_freezer.c

index da5e139..e5c0244 100644 (file)
@@ -205,9 +205,12 @@ static void freezer_fork(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct task_struct *task)
         * No lock is needed, since the task isn't on tasklist yet,
         * so it can't be moved to another cgroup, which means the
         * freezer won't be removed and will be valid during this
-        * function call.
+        * function call.  Nevertheless, apply RCU read-side critical
+        * section to suppress RCU lockdep false positives.
         */
+       rcu_read_lock();
        freezer = task_freezer(task);
+       rcu_read_unlock();
 
        /*
         * The root cgroup is non-freezable, so we can skip the