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authorPeter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>2016-02-24 18:45:51 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2016-02-25 08:44:29 +0100
commit0da4cf3e0a68c97ef811569804616a811f786729 (patch)
tree89499f67352a9c6f56b41c3ae444c15b7da4c88e
parenta096309bc4677f60caa8e93fcc613a55073c51d4 (diff)
perf: Robustify task_function_call()
Since there is no serialization between task_function_call() doing task_curr() and the other CPU doing context switches, we could end up not sending an IPI even if we had to. And I'm not sure I still buy my own argument we're OK. Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: dvyukov@google.com Cc: eranian@google.com Cc: oleg@redhat.com Cc: panand@redhat.com Cc: sasha.levin@oracle.com Cc: vince@deater.net Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20160224174948.340031200@infradead.org Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
-rw-r--r--kernel/events/core.c40
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
index 25edabd207de..614614821f00 100644
--- a/kernel/events/core.c
+++ b/kernel/events/core.c
@@ -64,8 +64,17 @@ static void remote_function(void *data)
struct task_struct *p = tfc->p;
if (p) {
- tfc->ret = -EAGAIN;
- if (task_cpu(p) != smp_processor_id() || !task_curr(p))
+ /* -EAGAIN */
+ if (task_cpu(p) != smp_processor_id())
+ return;
+
+ /*
+ * Now that we're on right CPU with IRQs disabled, we can test
+ * if we hit the right task without races.
+ */
+
+ tfc->ret = -ESRCH; /* No such (running) process */
+ if (p != current)
return;
}
@@ -92,13 +101,17 @@ task_function_call(struct task_struct *p, remote_function_f func, void *info)
.p = p,
.func = func,
.info = info,
- .ret = -ESRCH, /* No such (running) process */
+ .ret = -EAGAIN,
};
+ int ret;
- if (task_curr(p))
- smp_call_function_single(task_cpu(p), remote_function, &data, 1);
+ do {
+ ret = smp_call_function_single(task_cpu(p), remote_function, &data, 1);
+ if (!ret)
+ ret = data.ret;
+ } while (ret == -EAGAIN);
- return data.ret;
+ return ret;
}
/**
@@ -169,19 +182,6 @@ static bool is_kernel_event(struct perf_event *event)
* rely on ctx->is_active and therefore cannot use event_function_call().
* See perf_install_in_context().
*
- * This is because we need a ctx->lock serialized variable (ctx->is_active)
- * to reliably determine if a particular task/context is scheduled in. The
- * task_curr() use in task_function_call() is racy in that a remote context
- * switch is not a single atomic operation.
- *
- * As is, the situation is 'safe' because we set rq->curr before we do the
- * actual context switch. This means that task_curr() will fail early, but
- * we'll continue spinning on ctx->is_active until we've passed
- * perf_event_task_sched_out().
- *
- * Without this ctx->lock serialized variable we could have race where we find
- * the task (and hence the context) would not be active while in fact they are.
- *
* If ctx->nr_events, then ctx->is_active and cpuctx->task_ctx are set.
*/
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@ static int event_function(void *info)
*/
if (ctx->task) {
if (ctx->task != current) {
- ret = -EAGAIN;
+ ret = -ESRCH;
goto unlock;
}