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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru>,
	Aneesh Kumar <aneesh.kumar@gmail.com>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@in.ibm.com>,
	Gautham R Shenoy <ego@in.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH -mm 1/7] Freezer: Read PF_BORROWED_MM in a nonracy way
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 16:06:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200703011606.47776.rjw@sisk.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200703011605.46692.rjw@sisk.pl>

From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>

The reading of PF_BORROWED_MM in is_user_space() without task_lock() is racy.
Fix it.

Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
Acked-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
---
 kernel/power/process.c |    8 +++++++-
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6.20-mm2/kernel/power/process.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-mm2.orig/kernel/power/process.c	2007-02-25 14:02:55.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.20-mm2/kernel/power/process.c	2007-02-25 14:03:51.000000000 +0100
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@
 
 #undef DEBUG
 
+#include <linux/sched.h>
 #include <linux/smp_lock.h>
 #include <linux/interrupt.h>
 #include <linux/suspend.h>
@@ -87,7 +88,12 @@ static void cancel_freezing(struct task_
 
 static inline int is_user_space(struct task_struct *p)
 {
-	return p->mm && !(p->flags & PF_BORROWED_MM);
+	int ret;
+
+	task_lock(p);
+	ret = p->mm && !(p->flags & PF_BORROWED_MM);
+	task_unlock(p);
+	return ret;
 }
 
 static unsigned int try_to_freeze_tasks(int freeze_user_space)


  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-01 15:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-26  7:00 [PATCH -mm 0/6] Freezer changes Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26  7:02 ` [PATCH -mm 1/6] Freezer: Read PF_BORROWED_MM in a nonracy way Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26  7:05 ` [PATCH -mm 2/6] Freezer: Fix memory ordering in refrigerator Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26 11:32   ` Oleg Nesterov
2007-02-26  7:06 ` [PATCH -mm 3/6] Freezer: Close theoretical race between refrigerator and thaw_tasks Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26  7:08 ` [PATCH -mm 4/6] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from rcutorture thread Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26  7:11 ` [PATCH -mm 5/6] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from bluetooth threads Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-02-26  7:13 ` [PATCH -mm 6/6] Freezer: Add try_to_freeze calls to all kernel threads Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 15:05 ` [PATCH -mm 0/7] Freezer changes (take 2) Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 15:06   ` Rafael J. Wysocki [this message]
2007-03-01 15:08   ` [PATCH -mm 2/7] Freezer: Close theoretical race between refrigerator and thaw_tasks Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 16:39     ` Pavel Machek
2007-03-01 15:09   ` [PATCH -mm 3/7] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from rcutorture thread Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 19:38     ` Anton Blanchard
2007-03-01 19:54       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-02 21:35         ` Paul E. McKenney
2007-03-02 22:16           ` Anton Blanchard
2007-03-02 23:33           ` Oleg Nesterov
2007-03-03  0:58             ` Paul E. McKenney
2007-03-03 17:32               ` Oleg Nesterov
2007-03-04  4:34                 ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-03-11 17:49                 ` [PATCH] kthread_should_stop_check_freeze (was: Re: [PATCH -mm 3/7] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from rcutorture thread) Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-12  4:38                   ` Paul E. McKenney
2007-03-12  8:14                     ` Pavel Machek
2007-03-12 11:19                       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-12 12:23                         ` Oleg Nesterov
2007-03-12 13:24                           ` [PATCH] kthread_should_stop_check_freeze Cedric Le Goater
2007-03-12 18:25                             ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-12 22:39                         ` [PATCH] kthread_should_stop_check_freeze (was: Re: [PATCH -mm 3/7] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from rcutorture thread) Pavel Machek
2007-03-12 22:45                           ` Anton Blanchard
2007-03-13  3:14                             ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-03-13  9:16                               ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-03-13  9:58                                 ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-03-13 10:20                                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-03-20 18:08                             ` Pavel Machek
2007-03-13  0:58                           ` Paul E. McKenney
2007-03-20 18:10                             ` Pavel Machek
2007-03-13  5:27                   ` Gautham R Shenoy
2007-03-13  5:42                     ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-03-03  1:03             ` [PATCH -mm 3/7] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from rcutorture thread Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-02  6:57     ` Gautham R Shenoy
2007-03-02 21:46       ` Paul E. McKenney
2007-03-01 15:10   ` [PATCH -mm 4/7] Freezer: Remove PF_NOFREEZE from bluetooth threads Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 15:12   ` [PATCH -mm 5/7] Freezer: Add try_to_freeze calls to all kernel threads Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 15:15   ` [PATCH -mm 6/7] Freezer: Fix vfork problem Rafael J. Wysocki
2007-03-01 15:17   ` [PATCH -mm 7/7] Freezer: Take kernel_execve into consideration Rafael J. Wysocki

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