Patchwork of: fix recursive locking in of_get_next_available_child()

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Submitter Stephen Warren
Date Feb. 11, 2013, 9:15 p.m.
Message ID <1360617332-2738-1-git-send-email-swarren@wwwdotorg.org>
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Permalink /patch/219684/
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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Stephen Warren - Feb. 11, 2013, 9:15 p.m.
From: Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com>

of_get_next_available_child() acquires devtree_lock, then calls
of_device_is_available() which calls of_get_property() which calls
of_find_property() which tries to re-acquire devtree_lock, thus causing
deadlock.

To avoid this, create a new __of_device_is_available() which calls
__of_get_property() instead, which calls __of_find_property(), which
does not take the lock,. Update of_get_next_available_child() to call
the new __of_device_is_available() since it already owns the lock.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com>
---
 drivers/of/base.c |   30 +++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
Grant Likely - Feb. 11, 2013, 10:39 p.m.
On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:15:32 -0700, Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> From: Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com>
> 
> of_get_next_available_child() acquires devtree_lock, then calls
> of_device_is_available() which calls of_get_property() which calls
> of_find_property() which tries to re-acquire devtree_lock, thus causing
> deadlock.
> 
> To avoid this, create a new __of_device_is_available() which calls
> __of_get_property() instead, which calls __of_find_property(), which
> does not take the lock,. Update of_get_next_available_child() to call
> the new __of_device_is_available() since it already owns the lock.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren@nvidia.com>

Thanks for looking at this Stephen. I ended up applying my version of
this patch though just because it was more convenient to do so. It was
pretty much identical anyway.

g.
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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/of/base.c b/drivers/of/base.c
index e8d65af..f7a87ce 100644
--- a/drivers/of/base.c
+++ b/drivers/of/base.c
@@ -290,19 +290,19 @@  int of_machine_is_compatible(const char *compat)
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_machine_is_compatible);
 
 /**
- *  of_device_is_available - check if a device is available for use
+ *  __of_device_is_available - check if a device is available for use
  *
- *  @device: Node to check for availability
+ *  @device: Node to check for availability, with locks already held
  *
  *  Returns 1 if the status property is absent or set to "okay" or "ok",
  *  0 otherwise
  */
-int of_device_is_available(const struct device_node *device)
+static int __of_device_is_available(const struct device_node *device)
 {
 	const char *status;
 	int statlen;
 
-	status = of_get_property(device, "status", &statlen);
+	status = __of_get_property(device, "status", &statlen);
 	if (status == NULL)
 		return 1;
 
@@ -313,6 +313,26 @@  int of_device_is_available(const struct device_node *device)
 
 	return 0;
 }
+
+/**
+ *  of_device_is_available - check if a device is available for use
+ *
+ *  @device: Node to check for availability
+ *
+ *  Returns 1 if the status property is absent or set to "okay" or "ok",
+ *  0 otherwise
+ */
+int of_device_is_available(const struct device_node *device)
+{
+	unsigned long flags;
+	int res;
+
+	raw_spin_lock_irqsave(&devtree_lock, flags);
+	res = __of_device_is_available(device);
+	raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore(&devtree_lock, flags);
+	return res;
+
+}
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(of_device_is_available);
 
 /**
@@ -404,7 +424,7 @@  struct device_node *of_get_next_available_child(const struct device_node *node,
 	raw_spin_lock(&devtree_lock);
 	next = prev ? prev->sibling : node->child;
 	for (; next; next = next->sibling) {
-		if (!of_device_is_available(next))
+		if (!__of_device_is_available(next))
 			continue;
 		if (of_node_get(next))
 			break;