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Date:	Sun, 21 Apr 2013 05:51:01 -0700
From:	"tip-bot for Paul E. McKenney" <tipbot@...or.com>
To:	linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	gusld@...ibm.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, hpa@...or.com, mingo@...nel.org,
	tglx@...utronix.de, ajax@...hat.com
Subject: [tip:perf/urgent] events:
  Protect access via task_subsys_state_check()

Commit-ID:  c79aa0d96548aee50570209eb2d45c8f4ac49230
Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/c79aa0d96548aee50570209eb2d45c8f4ac49230
Author:     Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
AuthorDate: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:01:24 -0700
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
CommitDate: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 11:21:39 +0200

events: Protect access via task_subsys_state_check()

The following RCU splat indicates lack of RCU protection:

[  953.267649] ===============================
[  953.267652] [ INFO: suspicious RCU usage. ]
[  953.267657] 3.9.0-0.rc6.git2.4.fc19.ppc64p7 #1 Not tainted
[  953.267661] -------------------------------
[  953.267664] include/linux/cgroup.h:534 suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage!
[  953.267669]
[  953.267669] other info that might help us debug this:
[  953.267669]
[  953.267675]
[  953.267675] rcu_scheduler_active = 1, debug_locks = 0
[  953.267680] 1 lock held by glxgears/1289:
[  953.267683]  #0:  (&sig->cred_guard_mutex){+.+.+.}, at: [<c00000000027f884>] .prepare_bprm_creds+0x34/0xa0
[  953.267700]
[  953.267700] stack backtrace:
[  953.267704] Call Trace:
[  953.267709] [c0000001f0d1b6e0] [c000000000016e30] .show_stack+0x130/0x200 (unreliable)
[  953.267717] [c0000001f0d1b7b0] [c0000000001267f8] .lockdep_rcu_suspicious+0x138/0x180
[  953.267724] [c0000001f0d1b840] [c0000000001d43a4] .perf_event_comm+0x4c4/0x690
[  953.267731] [c0000001f0d1b950] [c00000000027f6e4] .set_task_comm+0x84/0x1f0
[  953.267737] [c0000001f0d1b9f0] [c000000000280414] .setup_new_exec+0x94/0x220
[  953.267744] [c0000001f0d1ba70] [c0000000002f665c] .load_elf_binary+0x58c/0x19b0
...

This commit therefore adds the required RCU read-side critical
section to perf_event_comm().

Reported-by: Adam Jackson <ajax@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl
Cc: paulus@...ba.org
Cc: acme@...stprotocols.net
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20130419190124.GA8638@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Tested-by: Gustavo Luiz Duarte <gusld@...ibm.com>
---
 kernel/events/core.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/events/core.c b/kernel/events/core.c
index 4d3124b..9fcb094 100644
--- a/kernel/events/core.c
+++ b/kernel/events/core.c
@@ -4596,6 +4596,7 @@ void perf_event_comm(struct task_struct *task)
 	struct perf_event_context *ctx;
 	int ctxn;
 
+	rcu_read_lock();
 	for_each_task_context_nr(ctxn) {
 		ctx = task->perf_event_ctxp[ctxn];
 		if (!ctx)
@@ -4603,6 +4604,7 @@ void perf_event_comm(struct task_struct *task)
 
 		perf_event_enable_on_exec(ctx);
 	}
+	rcu_read_unlock();
 
 	if (!atomic_read(&nr_comm_events))
 		return;
--
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