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authorAndrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>2011-02-16 15:45:22 -0800
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2011-03-10 09:41:57 +0100
commita79e53d85683c6dd9f99c90511028adc2043031f (patch)
tree191f423331b608a5f7f134f484ce62a9ee7fb4a6 /arch/x86/xen/mmu.c
parentf86268549f424f83b9eb0963989270e14fbfc3de (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-android-a79e53d85683c6dd9f99c90511028adc2043031f.tar.gz
x86/mm: Fix pgd_lock deadlock
It's forbidden to take the page_table_lock with the irq disabled or if there's contention the IPIs (for tlb flushes) sent with the page_table_lock held will never run leading to a deadlock. Nobody takes the pgd_lock from irq context so the _irqsave can be removed. Signed-off-by: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com> Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com> Tested-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> LKML-Reference: <201102162345.p1GNjMjm021738@imap1.linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/xen/mmu.c')
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/xen/mmu.c10
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/mmu.c b/arch/x86/xen/mmu.c
index 5e92b61ad57..f6089421147 100644
--- a/arch/x86/xen/mmu.c
+++ b/arch/x86/xen/mmu.c
@@ -986,10 +986,9 @@ static void xen_pgd_pin(struct mm_struct *mm)
*/
void xen_mm_pin_all(void)
{
- unsigned long flags;
struct page *page;
- spin_lock_irqsave(&pgd_lock, flags);
+ spin_lock(&pgd_lock);
list_for_each_entry(page, &pgd_list, lru) {
if (!PagePinned(page)) {
@@ -998,7 +997,7 @@ void xen_mm_pin_all(void)
}
}
- spin_unlock_irqrestore(&pgd_lock, flags);
+ spin_unlock(&pgd_lock);
}
/*
@@ -1099,10 +1098,9 @@ static void xen_pgd_unpin(struct mm_struct *mm)
*/
void xen_mm_unpin_all(void)
{
- unsigned long flags;
struct page *page;
- spin_lock_irqsave(&pgd_lock, flags);
+ spin_lock(&pgd_lock);
list_for_each_entry(page, &pgd_list, lru) {
if (PageSavePinned(page)) {
@@ -1112,7 +1110,7 @@ void xen_mm_unpin_all(void)
}
}
- spin_unlock_irqrestore(&pgd_lock, flags);
+ spin_unlock(&pgd_lock);
}
void xen_activate_mm(struct mm_struct *prev, struct mm_struct *next)