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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:53:36 +0200
From:	Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@...a86.com>
To:	Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart+renesas@...asonboard.com>,
	linux-mm@...ck.org
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
	linux-sh@...r.kernel.org,
	Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@...sung.com>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] mm: cma: Don't crash on allocation if CMA area can't be activated

On Thu, Oct 23 2014, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
> If activation of the CMA area fails its mutex won't be initialized,
> leading to an oops at allocation time when trying to lock the mutex. Fix
> this by failing allocation if the area hasn't been successfully actived,
> and detect that condition by moving the CMA bitmap allocation after page
> block reservation completion.
>
> Signed-off-by: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart+renesas@...asonboard.com>

Cc: <stable@...r.kernel.org>  # v3.17
Acked-by: Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@...a86.com>

As a matter of fact, this is present in kernels earlier than 3.17 but in
the 3.17 the code has been moved from drivers/base/dma-contiguous.c to
mm/cma.c so this might require separate stable patch.  I can track this
and prepare a patch if you want.

> ---
>  mm/cma.c | 17 ++++++-----------
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/cma.c b/mm/cma.c
> index 963bc4a..16c6650 100644
> --- a/mm/cma.c
> +++ b/mm/cma.c
> @@ -93,11 +93,6 @@ static int __init cma_activate_area(struct cma *cma)
>  	unsigned i = cma->count >> pageblock_order;
>  	struct zone *zone;
>  
> -	cma->bitmap = kzalloc(bitmap_size, GFP_KERNEL);
> -
> -	if (!cma->bitmap)
> -		return -ENOMEM;
> -
>  	WARN_ON_ONCE(!pfn_valid(pfn));
>  	zone = page_zone(pfn_to_page(pfn));
>  
> @@ -114,17 +109,17 @@ static int __init cma_activate_area(struct cma *cma)
>  			 * to be in the same zone.
>  			 */
>  			if (page_zone(pfn_to_page(pfn)) != zone)
> -				goto err;
> +				return -EINVAL;
>  		}
>  		init_cma_reserved_pageblock(pfn_to_page(base_pfn));
>  	} while (--i);
>  
> +	cma->bitmap = kzalloc(bitmap_size, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!cma->bitmap)
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +
>  	mutex_init(&cma->lock);
>  	return 0;
> -
> -err:
> -	kfree(cma->bitmap);
> -	return -EINVAL;
>  }
>  
>  static int __init cma_init_reserved_areas(void)
> @@ -313,7 +308,7 @@ struct page *cma_alloc(struct cma *cma, int count, unsigned int align)
>  	struct page *page = NULL;
>  	int ret;
>  
> -	if (!cma || !cma->count)
> +	if (!cma || !cma->count || !cma->bitmap)
>  		return NULL;
>  
>  	pr_debug("%s(cma %p, count %d, align %d)\n", __func__, (void *)cma,
> -- 
> 2.0.4
>

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