Patchwork NET: Fix an RCU warning in dev_pick_tx()

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Submitter David Howells
Date April 20, 2010, 10:25 a.m.
Message ID <20100420102558.31923.91.stgit@warthog.procyon.org.uk>
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Permalink /patch/50529/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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David Howells - April 20, 2010, 10:25 a.m.
Fix the following RCU warning in dev_pick_tx():


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Patch

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[ INFO: suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage. ]
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net/core/dev.c:1993 invoked rcu_dereference_check() without protection!

other info that might help us debug this:


rcu_scheduler_active = 1, debug_locks = 0
2 locks held by swapper/0:
 #0:  (&idev->mc_ifc_timer){+.-...}, at: [<ffffffff81039e65>] run_timer_softirq+0x17b/0x278
 #1:  (rcu_read_lock_bh){.+....}, at: [<ffffffff812ea3eb>] dev_queue_xmit+0x14e/0x4dc

stack backtrace:
Pid: 0, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.34-rc5-cachefs #4
Call Trace:
 <IRQ>  [<ffffffff810516c4>] lockdep_rcu_dereference+0xaa/0xb2
 [<ffffffff812ea4f6>] dev_queue_xmit+0x259/0x4dc
 [<ffffffff812ea3eb>] ? dev_queue_xmit+0x14e/0x4dc
 [<ffffffff81052324>] ? trace_hardirqs_on+0xd/0xf
 [<ffffffff81035362>] ? local_bh_enable_ip+0xbc/0xc1
 [<ffffffff812f0954>] neigh_resolve_output+0x24b/0x27c
 [<ffffffff8134f673>] ip6_output_finish+0x7c/0xb4
 [<ffffffff81350c34>] ip6_output2+0x256/0x261
 [<ffffffff81052324>] ? trace_hardirqs_on+0xd/0xf
 [<ffffffff813517fb>] ip6_output+0xbbc/0xbcb
 [<ffffffff8135bc5d>] ? fib6_force_start_gc+0x2b/0x2d
 [<ffffffff81368acb>] mld_sendpack+0x273/0x39d
 [<ffffffff81368858>] ? mld_sendpack+0x0/0x39d
 [<ffffffff81052099>] ? mark_held_locks+0x52/0x70
 [<ffffffff813692fc>] mld_ifc_timer_expire+0x24f/0x288
 [<ffffffff81039ed6>] run_timer_softirq+0x1ec/0x278
 [<ffffffff81039e65>] ? run_timer_softirq+0x17b/0x278
 [<ffffffff813690ad>] ? mld_ifc_timer_expire+0x0/0x288
 [<ffffffff81035531>] ? __do_softirq+0x69/0x140
 [<ffffffff8103556a>] __do_softirq+0xa2/0x140
 [<ffffffff81002e0c>] call_softirq+0x1c/0x28
 [<ffffffff81004b54>] do_softirq+0x38/0x80
 [<ffffffff81034f06>] irq_exit+0x45/0x47
 [<ffffffff810177c3>] smp_apic_timer_interrupt+0x88/0x96
 [<ffffffff810028d3>] apic_timer_interrupt+0x13/0x20
 <EOI>  [<ffffffff810488dd>] ? __atomic_notifier_call_chain+0x0/0x86
 [<ffffffff810096bf>] ? mwait_idle+0x6e/0x78
 [<ffffffff810096b6>] ? mwait_idle+0x65/0x78
 [<ffffffff810011cb>] cpu_idle+0x4d/0x83
 [<ffffffff81380b05>] rest_init+0xb9/0xc0
 [<ffffffff81380a4c>] ? rest_init+0x0/0xc0
 [<ffffffff8168dcf0>] start_kernel+0x392/0x39d
 [<ffffffff8168d2a3>] x86_64_start_reservations+0xb3/0xb7
 [<ffffffff8168d38b>] x86_64_start_kernel+0xe4/0xeb

An rcu_dereference() should be an rcu_dereference_bh().

Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
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 net/core/dev.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index 92584bf..f769098 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -1990,7 +1990,7 @@  static struct netdev_queue *dev_pick_tx(struct net_device *dev,
 				queue_index = skb_tx_hash(dev, skb);
 
 			if (sk) {
-				struct dst_entry *dst = rcu_dereference(sk->sk_dst_cache);
+				struct dst_entry *dst = rcu_dereference_bh(sk->sk_dst_cache);
 
 				if (dst && skb_dst(skb) == dst)
 					sk_tx_queue_set(sk, queue_index);