drop_monitor: dont sleep in atomic context
authorEric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Mon, 4 Jun 2012 00:18:19 +0000 (00:18 +0000)
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Mon, 4 Jun 2012 15:42:01 +0000 (11:42 -0400)
commitbec4596b4e6770c7037f21f6bd27567b152dc0d6
treeefd668e2e2868d0059e1e02de2c0849ba65b9f62
parentf8f5701bdaf9134b1f90e5044a82c66324d2073f
drop_monitor: dont sleep in atomic context

drop_monitor calls several sleeping functions while in atomic context.

 BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at mm/slub.c:943
 in_atomic(): 1, irqs_disabled(): 0, pid: 2103, name: kworker/0:2
 Pid: 2103, comm: kworker/0:2 Not tainted 3.5.0-rc1+ #55
 Call Trace:
  [<ffffffff810697ca>] __might_sleep+0xca/0xf0
  [<ffffffff811345a3>] kmem_cache_alloc_node+0x1b3/0x1c0
  [<ffffffff8105578c>] ? queue_delayed_work_on+0x11c/0x130
  [<ffffffff815343fb>] __alloc_skb+0x4b/0x230
  [<ffffffffa00b0360>] ? reset_per_cpu_data+0x160/0x160 [drop_monitor]
  [<ffffffffa00b022f>] reset_per_cpu_data+0x2f/0x160 [drop_monitor]
  [<ffffffffa00b03ab>] send_dm_alert+0x4b/0xb0 [drop_monitor]
  [<ffffffff810568e0>] process_one_work+0x130/0x4c0
  [<ffffffff81058249>] worker_thread+0x159/0x360
  [<ffffffff810580f0>] ? manage_workers.isra.27+0x240/0x240
  [<ffffffff8105d403>] kthread+0x93/0xa0
  [<ffffffff816be6d4>] kernel_thread_helper+0x4/0x10
  [<ffffffff8105d370>] ? kthread_freezable_should_stop+0x80/0x80
  [<ffffffff816be6d0>] ? gs_change+0xb/0xb

Rework the logic to call the sleeping functions in right context.

Use standard timer/workqueue api to let system chose any cpu to perform
the allocation and netlink send.

Also avoid a loop if reset_per_cpu_data() cannot allocate memory :
use mod_timer() to wait 1/10 second before next try.

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Reviewed-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
net/core/drop_monitor.c