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Date:	Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:19:12 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:	unlisted-recipients:; (no To-header on input)
Cc:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
	Sridhar Samudrala <samudrala@...ibm.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	kvm@...r.kernel.org, virtualization@...ts.osdl.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] vhost-net: avoid flush under lock

We flush under vq mutex when changing backends.
This creates a deadlock as workqueue being flushed
needs this lock as well.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=612421

Drop the vq mutex before flush: we have the device mutex
which is sufficient to prevent another ioctl from touching
the vq.

Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>
---
 drivers/vhost/net.c |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/vhost/net.c b/drivers/vhost/net.c
index 28d7786..50df58e6 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/net.c
+++ b/drivers/vhost/net.c
@@ -534,11 +534,16 @@ static long vhost_net_set_backend(struct vhost_net *n, unsigned index, int fd)
 	rcu_assign_pointer(vq->private_data, sock);
 	vhost_net_enable_vq(n, vq);
 done:
+	mutex_unlock(&vq->mutex);
+
 	if (oldsock) {
 		vhost_net_flush_vq(n, index);
 		fput(oldsock->file);
 	}
 
+	mutex_unlock(&n->dev.mutex);
+	return 0;
+
 err_vq:
 	mutex_unlock(&vq->mutex);
 err:
-- 
1.7.2.rc0.14.g41c1c
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