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-rw-r--r--ipc/sem.c18
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/ipc/sem.c b/ipc/sem.c
index 178f303deea5..b471e5a3863d 100644
--- a/ipc/sem.c
+++ b/ipc/sem.c
@@ -253,6 +253,16 @@ static void sem_rcu_free(struct rcu_head *head)
}
/*
+ * spin_unlock_wait() and !spin_is_locked() are not memory barriers, they
+ * are only control barriers.
+ * The code must pair with spin_unlock(&sem->lock) or
+ * spin_unlock(&sem_perm.lock), thus just the control barrier is insufficient.
+ *
+ * smp_rmb() is sufficient, as writes cannot pass the control barrier.
+ */
+#define ipc_smp_acquire__after_spin_is_unlocked() smp_rmb()
+
+/*
* Wait until all currently ongoing simple ops have completed.
* Caller must own sem_perm.lock.
* New simple ops cannot start, because simple ops first check
@@ -275,6 +285,7 @@ static void sem_wait_array(struct sem_array *sma)
sem = sma->sem_base + i;
spin_unlock_wait(&sem->lock);
}
+ ipc_smp_acquire__after_spin_is_unlocked();
}
/*
@@ -327,13 +338,12 @@ static inline int sem_lock(struct sem_array *sma, struct sembuf *sops,
/* Then check that the global lock is free */
if (!spin_is_locked(&sma->sem_perm.lock)) {
/*
- * The ipc object lock check must be visible on all
- * cores before rechecking the complex count. Otherwise
- * we can race with another thread that does:
+ * We need a memory barrier with acquire semantics,
+ * otherwise we can race with another thread that does:
* complex_count++;
* spin_unlock(sem_perm.lock);
*/
- smp_rmb();
+ ipc_smp_acquire__after_spin_is_unlocked();
/*
* Now repeat the test of complex_count: