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authorRafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>2013-02-13 14:36:47 +0100
committerRafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>2013-02-13 14:36:47 +0100
commit3757b94802fb65d8f696597a74053cf21738da0b (patch)
tree78a3a00dbd82fab5e30a46699f83a3e492604e86 /drivers/acpi/apei/hest.c
parent64fd7401c5e4cf7c64452ecd9b700a55a5ebea50 (diff)
ACPI / hotplug: Fix concurrency issues and memory leaks
This changeset is aimed at fixing a few different but related problems in the ACPI hotplug infrastructure. First of all, since notify handlers may be run in parallel with acpi_bus_scan(), acpi_bus_trim() and acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() and some of them are installed for ACPI handles that have no struct acpi_device objects attached (i.e. before those objects are created), those notify handlers have to take acpi_scan_lock to prevent races from taking place (e.g. a struct acpi_device is found to be present for the given ACPI handle, but right after that it is removed by acpi_bus_trim() running in parallel to the given notify handler). Moreover, since some of them call acpi_bus_scan() and acpi_bus_trim(), this leads to the conclusion that acpi_scan_lock should be acquired by the callers of these two funtions rather by these functions themselves. For these reasons, make all notify handlers that can handle device addition and eject events take acpi_scan_lock and remove the acpi_scan_lock locking from acpi_bus_scan() and acpi_bus_trim(). Accordingly, update all of their users to make sure that they are always called under acpi_scan_lock. Furthermore, since eject operations are carried out asynchronously with respect to the notify events that trigger them, with the help of acpi_bus_hot_remove_device(), even if notify handlers take the ACPI scan lock, it still is possible that, for example, acpi_bus_trim() will run between acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() and the notify handler that scheduled its execution and that acpi_bus_trim() will remove the device node passed to acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() for ejection. In that case, the struct acpi_device object obtained by acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() will be invalid and not-so-funny things will ensue. To protect agaist that, make the users of acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() run get_device() on ACPI device node objects that are about to be passed to it and make acpi_bus_hot_remove_device() run put_device() on them and check if their ACPI handles are not NULL (make acpi_device_unregister() clear the device nodes' ACPI handles for that check to work). Finally, observe that acpi_os_hotplug_execute() actually can fail, in which case its caller ought to free memory allocated for the context object to prevent leaks from happening. It also needs to run put_device() on the device node that it ran get_device() on previously in that case. Modify the code accordingly. Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com> Acked-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
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