[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "svcrpc: make svc_age_temp_xprts enqueue under sv_lock" has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques March 4, 2013, 8:48 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    svcrpc: make svc_age_temp_xprts enqueue under sv_lock

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


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From: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@redhat.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:33:48 -0500
Subject: [PATCH] svcrpc: make svc_age_temp_xprts enqueue under sv_lock
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commit e75bafbff2270993926abcc31358361db74a9bc2 upstream.

svc_age_temp_xprts expires xprts in a two-step process: first it takes
the sv_lock and moves the xprts to expire off their server-wide list
(sv_tempsocks or sv_permsocks) to a local list.  Then it drops the
sv_lock and enqueues and puts each one.

I see no reason for this: svc_xprt_enqueue() will take sp_lock, but the
sv_lock and sp_lock are not otherwise nested anywhere (and documentation
at the top of this file claims it's correct to nest these with sp_lock

Tested-by: Jason Tibbitts <tibbs@math.uh.edu>
Tested-by: PaweĊ‚ Sikora <pawel.sikora@agmk.net>
Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 net/sunrpc/svc_xprt.c | 15 ++-------------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)



diff --git a/net/sunrpc/svc_xprt.c b/net/sunrpc/svc_xprt.c
index bac973a..3e74e01 100644
--- a/net/sunrpc/svc_xprt.c
+++ b/net/sunrpc/svc_xprt.c
@@ -814,7 +814,6 @@  static void svc_age_temp_xprts(unsigned long closure)
 	struct svc_serv *serv = (struct svc_serv *)closure;
 	struct svc_xprt *xprt;
 	struct list_head *le, *next;
-	LIST_HEAD(to_be_aged);


@@ -835,25 +834,15 @@  static void svc_age_temp_xprts(unsigned long closure)
 		if (atomic_read(&xprt->xpt_ref.refcount) > 1 ||
 		    test_bit(XPT_BUSY, &xprt->xpt_flags))
-		svc_xprt_get(xprt);
-		list_move(le, &to_be_aged);
+		list_del_init(le);
 		set_bit(XPT_CLOSE, &xprt->xpt_flags);
 		set_bit(XPT_DETACHED, &xprt->xpt_flags);
-	}
-	spin_unlock_bh(&serv->sv_lock);
-	while (!list_empty(&to_be_aged)) {
-		le = to_be_aged.next;
-		/* fiddling the xpt_list node is safe 'cos we're XPT_DETACHED */
-		list_del_init(le);
-		xprt = list_entry(le, struct svc_xprt, xpt_list);
 		dprintk("queuing xprt %p for closing\n", xprt);

 		/* a thread will dequeue and close it soon */
-		svc_xprt_put(xprt);
+	spin_unlock_bh(&serv->sv_lock);

 	mod_timer(&serv->sv_temptimer, jiffies + svc_conn_age_period * HZ);