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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-09-13 12:49:40 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-09-13 12:49:40 -0700
commitfda67514e444533b44106362baddca1cdbbba836 (patch)
tree360a9f91a90e0f8a3fa0bcd678b59f701e4c7c8a /kernel
parentee319d5834c80dce3ec17fec36ef74b716ea465d (diff)
parent135e8c9250dd5c8c9aae5984fde6f230d0cbfeaf (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-fda67514e444533b44106362baddca1cdbbba836.tar.gz
Merge branch 'sched-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip
Pull scheduler fix from Ingo Molnar: "A try_to_wake_up() memory ordering race fix causing a busy-loop in ttwu()" * 'sched-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: sched/core: Fix a race between try_to_wake_up() and a woken up task
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/sched/core.c22
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/sched/core.c b/kernel/sched/core.c
index 2a906f20fba7..44817c640e99 100644
--- a/kernel/sched/core.c
+++ b/kernel/sched/core.c
@@ -2016,6 +2016,28 @@ try_to_wake_up(struct task_struct *p, unsigned int state, int wake_flags)
success = 1; /* we're going to change ->state */
cpu = task_cpu(p);
+ /*
+ * Ensure we load p->on_rq _after_ p->state, otherwise it would
+ * be possible to, falsely, observe p->on_rq == 0 and get stuck
+ * in smp_cond_load_acquire() below.
+ *
+ * sched_ttwu_pending() try_to_wake_up()
+ * [S] p->on_rq = 1; [L] P->state
+ * UNLOCK rq->lock -----.
+ * \
+ * +--- RMB
+ * schedule() /
+ * LOCK rq->lock -----'
+ * UNLOCK rq->lock
+ *
+ * [task p]
+ * [S] p->state = UNINTERRUPTIBLE [L] p->on_rq
+ *
+ * Pairs with the UNLOCK+LOCK on rq->lock from the
+ * last wakeup of our task and the schedule that got our task
+ * current.
+ */
+ smp_rmb();
if (p->on_rq && ttwu_remote(p, wake_flags))
goto stat;