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Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 21:12:10 -0700
From:   Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@...el.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@...el.com>,
        Sukumar Ghorai <sukumar.ghorai@...el.com>,
        Srikanth Nandamuri <srikanth.nandamuri@...el.com>,
        Evan Green <evgreen@...omium.org>,
        Mathias Nyman <mathias.nyman@...ux.intel.com>,
        Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@...gle.com>, x86@...nel.org,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH v3] x86/hotplug: Silence APIC only after all irq's are migrated

There is a race when taking a CPU offline. Current code looks like this:

native_cpu_disable()
{
	...
	apic_soft_disable();
	/*
	 * Any existing set bits for pending interrupt to
	 * this CPU are preserved and will be sent via IPI
	 * to another CPU by fixup_irqs().
	 */
	cpu_disable_common();
	{
		....
		/*
		 * Race window happens here. Once local APIC has been
		 * disabled any new interrupts from the device to
		 * the old CPU are lost
		 */
		fixup_irqs(); // Too late to capture anything in IRR.
		...
	}
}

The fix is to disable the APIC *after* cpu_disable_common().

Testing was done with a USB NIC that provided a source of frequent
interrupts. A script migrated interrupts to a specific CPU and
then took that CPU offline.

Fixes: 60dcaad5736f ("x86/hotplug: Silence APIC and NMI when CPU is dead")
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/875zdarr4h.fsf@nanos.tec.linutronix.de/
Reported-by: Evan Green <evgreen@...omium.org>
Tested-by: Mathias Nyman <mathias.nyman@...ux.intel.com>
Tested-by: Evan Green <evgreen@...omium.org>
Reviewed-by: Evan Green <evgreen@...omium.org>
Signed-off-by: Ashok Raj <ashok.raj@...el.com>
---
v3:
    Fix commit message and comments per Thomas.
    https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/87mu2iw86q.fsf@nanos.tec.linutronix.de/

v2:
- Typos and fixes suggested by Randy Dunlap

To: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
To: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc: Sukumar Ghorai <sukumar.ghorai@...el.com>
Cc: Srikanth Nandamuri <srikanth.nandamuri@...el.com>
Cc: Evan Green <evgreen@...omium.org>
Cc: Mathias Nyman <mathias.nyman@...ux.intel.com>
Cc: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@...gle.com>
Cc: x86@...nel.org
Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
---
 arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++------
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
index 27aa04a95702..f5ef689dd62a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/smpboot.c
@@ -1594,14 +1594,28 @@ int native_cpu_disable(void)
 	if (ret)
 		return ret;
 
-	/*
-	 * Disable the local APIC. Otherwise IPI broadcasts will reach
-	 * it. It still responds normally to INIT, NMI, SMI, and SIPI
-	 * messages.
-	 */
-	apic_soft_disable();
 	cpu_disable_common();
 
+        /*
+         * Disable the local APIC. Otherwise IPI broadcasts will reach
+         * it. It still responds normally to INIT, NMI, SMI, and SIPI
+         * messages.
+         *
+         * Disabling the APIC must happen after cpu_disable_common()
+         * which invokes fixup_irqs().
+         *
+         * Disabling the APIC preserves already set bits in IRR, but
+         * an interrupt arriving after disabling the local APIC does not
+         * set the corresponding IRR bit.
+         *
+         * fixup_irqs() scans IRR for set bits so it can raise a not
+         * yet handled interrupt on the new destination CPU via an IPI
+         * but obviously it can't do so for IRR bits which are not set.
+         * IOW, interrupts arriving after disabling the local APIC will
+         * be lost.
+         */
+	apic_soft_disable();
+
 	return 0;
 }
 
-- 
2.7.4

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