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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 22:07:46 +0200
From:   Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko.sakkinen@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Jason Gunthorpe <jgunthorpe@...idianresearch.com>
Cc:     PrasannaKumar Muralidharan <prasannatsmkumar@...il.com>,
        linux-integrity@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org,
        Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>,
        Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>,
        Peter Huewe <peterhuewe@....de>,
        Marcel Selhorst <tpmdd@...horst.net>,
        Mimi Zohar <zohar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Dmitry Kasatkin <dmitry.kasatkin@...il.com>,
        James Morris <james.l.morris@...cle.com>,
        "Serge E. Hallyn" <serge@...lyn.com>,
        David Safford <safford@...ibm.com>,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        Jerry Snitselaar <jsnitsel@...hat.com>,
        "open list:HARDWARE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR CORE" 
        <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "moderated list:TPM DEVICE DRIVER" 
        <tpmdd-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
        "open list:INTEGRITY MEASUREMENT ARCHITECTURE (IMA)" 
        <linux-ima-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
        "open list:INTEGRITY MEASUREMENT ARCHITECTURE (IMA)" 
        <linux-ima-user@...ts.sourceforge.net>,
        "open list:KEYS-TRUSTED" <keyrings@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] tpm: use struct tpm_chip for tpm_chip_find_get()

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 01:46:33PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > struct tpm_chip *tpm_chip_find_get(u64 id)
> > {
> > 	struct tpm_chup *chip;
> > 	struct tpm_chip *res = NULL;
> > 	int chip_num = 0;
> > 	int chip_prev;
> > 
> > 	mutex_lock(&idr_lock);
> > 
> > 	do {
> > 		chip_prev = chip_num;
> > 
> > 		chip = idr_get_next(&dev_nums_idr, &chip_num);
> > 
> > 		if (chip && (!id || id == chip->id) && !tpm_try_get_ops(chip)) {
> > 			res = chip;
> > 			break;
> > 		}
> > 	} while (chip_prev != chip_num);
> > 
> > 	mutex_unlock(&idr_lock);
> > 
> > 	return res;
> > }
> 
> ?? The old version was correct, idr_find_slowpath is better than an
> idr_get_next serach if you already know id.
> 
> PrasannaKumar's solution seems right, if we already have chip, then we
> just need to lock it again:
> 
> struct tpm_chip *tpm_chip_find_get(struct tpm_chip *chip)
> {
> 	struct tpm_chip *res = NULL;
> 
> 	mutex_lock(&idr_lock);
> 
> 	if (!chip) {
> 		int chip_num = 0;
> 		int chip_prev;
> 
> 		do {
> 			chip_prev = chip_num;
> 			chip = idr_get_next(&dev_nums_idr, &chip_num);
> 			if (chip && !tpm_try_get_ops(chip)) {
> 				res = chip;
> 				break;
> 			}
> 		} while (chip_prev != chip_num);
> 	} else {
> 		if (!tpm_try_get_ops(chip))
> 			res = chip;
> 	}
> 
> 	mutex_unlock(&idr_lock);
> 
> 	return res;
> }
> 
> Jason

The id has a nice feature that it is unique for one boot cycle you can
even try to get a chip that has been deleted. It has the most stable
properties in the long run.

Address is a reusable identifier in one boot cycle.

/Jarkko

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