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Date:   Sun, 24 Oct 2021 17:31:57 +0200
From:   Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@...ha.franken.de>
To:     Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, aou@...s.berkeley.edu,
        catalin.marinas@....com, deanbo422@...il.com, green.hu@...il.com,
        guoren@...nel.org, jonas@...thpole.se, kernelfans@...il.com,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux@...linux.org.uk,
        maz@...nel.org, nickhu@...estech.com, palmer@...belt.com,
        paulmck@...nel.org, paul.walmsley@...ive.com, peterz@...radead.org,
        shorne@...il.com, stefan.kristiansson@...nalahti.fi,
        tglx@...utronix.de, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
        vgupta@...nel.org, will@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/15] irq: mips: avoid nested irq_enter()

On Thu, Oct 21, 2021 at 07:02:22PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> As bcm6345_l1_irq_handle() is a chained irqchip handler, it will be
> invoked within the context of the root irqchip handler, which must have
> entered IRQ context already.
> 
> When bcm6345_l1_irq_handle() calls arch/mips's do_IRQ() , this will nest
> another call to irq_enter(), and the resulting nested increment to
> `rcu_data.dynticks_nmi_nesting` will cause rcu_is_cpu_rrupt_from_idle()
> to fail to identify wakeups from idle, resulting in failure to preempt,
> and RCU stalls.
> 
> Chained irqchip handlers must invoke IRQ handlers by way of thee core
> irqchip code, i.e. generic_handle_irq() or generic_handle_domain_irq()
> and should not call do_IRQ(), which is intended only for root irqchip
> handlers.
> 
> Fix bcm6345_l1_irq_handle() by calling generic_handle_irq() directly.
> 
> Fixes: c7c42ec2baa1de7a ("irqchips/bmips: Add bcm6345-l1 interrupt controller")
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
> Cc: Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
> Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@...ha.franken.de>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> ---
>  drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm6345-l1.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm6345-l1.c b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm6345-l1.c
> index e3483789f4df..1bd0621c4ce2 100644
> --- a/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm6345-l1.c
> +++ b/drivers/irqchip/irq-bcm6345-l1.c
> @@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ static void bcm6345_l1_irq_handle(struct irq_desc *desc)
>  		for_each_set_bit(hwirq, &pending, IRQS_PER_WORD) {
>  			irq = irq_linear_revmap(intc->domain, base + hwirq);
>  			if (irq)
> -				do_IRQ(irq);
> +				generic_handle_irq(irq);
>  			else
>  				spurious_interrupt();
>  		}
> -- 
> 2.11.0

Acked-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@...ha.franken.de>

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