[azure][PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: netvsc: fix rtnl deadlock on unregister of vf

Marcelo Henrique Cerri marcelo.cerri at canonical.com
Mon Aug 7 13:20:33 UTC 2017


From: stephen hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1708995

With new transparent VF support, it is possible to get a deadlock
when some of the deferred work is running and the unregister_vf
is trying to cancel the work element. The solution is to use
trylock and reschedule (similar to bonding and team device).

Reported-by: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets at redhat.com>
Fixes: 0c195567a8f6 ("netvsc: transparent VF management")
Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin at microsoft.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
(cherry picked from net-next commit fb84af8a4397ee664a51c2da1dd64fb3d582ee24)
Signed-off-by: Marcelo Henrique Cerri <marcelo.cerri at canonical.com>
---
 drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c | 12 ++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c b/drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c
index 1678428865d5..cd755d8ee67b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/net/hyperv/netvsc_drv.c
@@ -1623,7 +1623,11 @@ static void netvsc_vf_setup(struct work_struct *w)
 	struct net_device *ndev = hv_get_drvdata(ndev_ctx->device_ctx);
 	struct net_device *vf_netdev;
 
-	rtnl_lock();
+	if (!rtnl_trylock()) {
+		schedule_work(w);
+		return;
+	}
+
 	vf_netdev = rtnl_dereference(ndev_ctx->vf_netdev);
 	if (vf_netdev)
 		__netvsc_vf_setup(ndev, vf_netdev);
@@ -1677,7 +1681,11 @@ static void netvsc_vf_update(struct work_struct *w)
 	struct net_device *vf_netdev;
 	bool vf_is_up;
 
-	rtnl_lock();
+	if (!rtnl_trylock()) {
+		schedule_work(w);
+		return;
+	}
+
 	vf_netdev = rtnl_dereference(ndev_ctx->vf_netdev);
 	if (!vf_netdev)
 		goto unlock;
-- 
2.7.4





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