On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 12:05:38AM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 06, 2017 at 03:47:49PM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 02:44:18PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 12:59:56PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Aug 01, 2017 at 01:22:54AM +0300, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 03:42:18PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:03:06PM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > > > > > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:56:37PM -0700, Greg Kroah-Hartman 
> > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 11:56:01PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > > > > > > > On Wed, 2017-07-19 at 13:12 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > 4.4-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, 
> > > > > > > > > > please let me know.
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > From: Jason Gunthorpe <jguntho...@obsidianresearch.com>
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > commit 4e26195f240d73150e8308ae42874702e3df8d2c upstream.
> > > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > > Add a read/write semaphore around the ops function pointers 
> > > > > > > > > > so
> > > > > > > > > > ops can be set to null when the driver un-registers.
> > > > > > > > > [...]
> > > > > > > > > > @@ -49,10 +99,10 @@ struct tpm_chip *tpm_chip_find_get(int c
> > > > > > > > > >             if (chip_num != TPM_ANY_NUM && chip_num != 
> > > > > > > > > > pos->dev_num)
> > > > > > > > > >                     continue;
> > > > > > > > > >  
> > > > > > > > > > -           if 
> > > > > > > > > > (try_module_get(pos->dev.parent->driver->owner)) {
> > > > > > > > > > +           /* rcu prevents chip from being free'd */
> > > > > > > > > > +           if (!tpm_try_get_ops(pos))
> > > > > > > > > [...]
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > But an RCU read-side critical section is an atomic context, 
> > > > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > > semaphore operations can block!  Fixed upstream by:
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > > commit 15516788e581eb32ec1c50e5f00aba3faf95d817
> > > > > > > > > Author: Stefan Berger <stef...@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > > > > > > > > Date:   Mon Feb 29 08:53:02 2016 -0500
> > > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > >     tpm: Replace device number bitmap with IDR
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Ugh, that's a big patch.
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Jason, Stefan, and Jarkko, what do you think?  Should I also 
> > > > > > > > take this
> > > > > > > > for 4.4-stable?
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > 15516 is part of the series that included 4e26, I wouldn't take 
> > > > > > > that
> > > > > > > series piecemeal, as Ben observes..
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > I think it would be safer to avoid all these backport patches and
> > > > > > > instead restructure the important TPM shutdown patch so that it is
> > > > > > > 'less safe'. This would mean there is a chance that the another 
> > > > > > > TPM
> > > > > > > user could send a command after shutdown, but realistically that 
> > > > > > > is
> > > > > > > not likely to happen.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Ok, so what do you want me to do here?
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > thanks,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > greg k-h
> > > > > 
> > > > > Sorry for late response. I just came from four week leave (have been
> > > > > watching kernel mails only 1-2 times a week and missed this thread).
> > > > > 
> > > > > I would actually think that taking this patch would make sense as the
> > > > > changes are trivial and also because this code has reminded almost
> > > > > unchanged after it was added.
> > > > 
> > > > Ok, now queued up, thanks.
> > > 
> > > But it's messy, if someone could verify that this is all working
> > > properly on the 4.4-stable kernel with the next -rc release, I would
> > > really appreciate it.
> > > 
> > > thanks,
> > > 
> > > greg k-h
> > 
> > I will take care of that. Thank you.
> > 
> > /Jarkko
> 
> I tried 4.4.80 kernel (which has the IDR patc) and everything seems to
> work just fine.

Great, thanks for testing and letting me know.

greg k-h

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