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-rw-r--r--kernel/rcupdate.c4
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.debug14
2 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/rcupdate.c b/kernel/rcupdate.c
index 4e6a61b15e86..29ca1c6da594 100644
--- a/kernel/rcupdate.c
+++ b/kernel/rcupdate.c
@@ -45,6 +45,7 @@
#include <linux/mutex.h>
#include <linux/export.h>
#include <linux/hardirq.h>
+#include <linux/delay.h>
#define CREATE_TRACE_POINTS
#include <trace/events/rcu.h>
@@ -81,6 +82,9 @@ void __rcu_read_unlock(void)
} else {
barrier(); /* critical section before exit code. */
t->rcu_read_lock_nesting = INT_MIN;
+#ifdef CONFIG_PROVE_RCU_DELAY
+ udelay(10); /* Make preemption more probable. */
+#endif /* #ifdef CONFIG_PROVE_RCU_DELAY */
barrier(); /* assign before ->rcu_read_unlock_special load */
if (unlikely(ACCESS_ONCE(t->rcu_read_unlock_special)))
rcu_read_unlock_special(t);
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index 2403a63b5da5..dacbbe4d7a80 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -629,6 +629,20 @@ config PROVE_RCU_REPEATEDLY
Say N if you are unsure.
+config PROVE_RCU_DELAY
+ bool "RCU debugging: preemptible RCU race provocation"
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && PREEMPT_RCU
+ default n
+ help
+ There is a class of races that involve an unlikely preemption
+ of __rcu_read_unlock() just after ->rcu_read_lock_nesting has
+ been set to INT_MIN. This feature inserts a delay at that
+ point to increase the probability of these races.
+
+ Say Y to increase probability of preemption of __rcu_read_unlock().
+
+ Say N if you are unsure.
+
config SPARSE_RCU_POINTER
bool "RCU debugging: sparse-based checks for pointer usage"
default n