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From: Nguyen Dinh Phi <phind.uet@gmail.com>
To: m.szyprowski@samsung.com
Cc: gregkh@linuxfoundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	minchan@kernel.org, tj@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kernfs: switch global kernfs_rwsem lock to per-fs lock
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 22:23:16 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211129142316.4191999-1-phind.uet@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a7464856-486a-a76a-937c-35a426555507@samsung.com>

>This patch landed recently in linux-next (20211126) as commit 
>393c3714081a ("kernfs: switch global kernfs_rwsem lock to per-fs lock"). 
>In my tests I've found that it causes the following warning during the 
>system reboot:
>
>  =========================
>  WARNING: held lock freed!
>  5.16.0-rc2+ #10984 Not tainted
>  -------------------------
>  kworker/1:0/18 is freeing memory ffff00004034e200-ffff00004034e3ff, 
>with a lock still held there!
>  ffff00004034e348 (&root->kernfs_rwsem){++++}-{3:3}, at: 
>__kernfs_remove+0x310/0x37c
>  3 locks held by kworker/1:0/18:
>   #0: ffff000040107938 ((wq_completion)cgroup_destroy){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: 
>process_one_work+0x1f0/0x6f0
>   #1: ffff80000b55bdc0 
>((work_completion)(&(&css->destroy_rwork)->work)){+.+.}-{0:0}, at: 
>process_one_work+0x1f0/0x6f0
>   #2: ffff00004034e348 (&root->kernfs_rwsem){++++}-{3:3}, at: 
>__kernfs_remove+0x310/0x37c
>
>  stack backtrace:
>  CPU: 1 PID: 18 Comm: kworker/1:0 Not tainted 5.16.0-rc2+ #10984
>  Hardware name: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (DT)
>  Workqueue: cgroup_destroy css_free_rwork_fn
>  Call trace:
>   dump_backtrace+0x0/0x1ac
>   show_stack+0x18/0x24
>   dump_stack_lvl+0x8c/0xb8
>   dump_stack+0x18/0x34
>   debug_check_no_locks_freed+0x124/0x140
>   kfree+0xf0/0x3a4
>   kernfs_put+0x1f8/0x224
>   __kernfs_remove+0x1b8/0x37c
>   kernfs_destroy_root+0x38/0x50
>   css_free_rwork_fn+0x288/0x3d4
>   process_one_work+0x288/0x6f0
>   worker_thread+0x74/0x470
>   kthread+0x188/0x194
>   ret_from_fork+0x10/0x20
>
>Let me know if you need more information or help in reproducing this issue.

This patch has a problem, in function kernfs_remove(), it call to 
__kernfs_remove(kn), which will free the related @root of @kn, it means the 
root->kernfs_rwsem will be freed too, but it is still being held by the call 
to down_write(&root->kernfs_rwsem) around line number 100.

BR

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-29 16:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-18 23:00 Minchan Kim
2021-11-18 23:03 ` Tejun Heo
2021-11-22 17:39   ` Minchan Kim
2021-11-23  6:44     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
     [not found] ` <CGME20211126115446eucas1p2e377cf7718c6da6bfe40a016bc0191a8@eucas1p2.samsung.com>
2021-11-26 11:54   ` Marek Szyprowski
2021-11-29 14:23     ` Nguyen Dinh Phi [this message]
2021-11-29 16:58     ` Minchan Kim
2021-11-30  8:00       ` Marek Szyprowski

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