On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 06:23:39PM +0000, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > From: Dexuan Cui
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 13:40
> > To: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieral...@arm.com>
> > Cc: bhelg...@google.com; linux-...@vger.kernel.org; KY Srinivasan
> > <k...@microsoft.com>; Stephen Hemminger <sthem...@microsoft.com>;
> > o...@aepfle.de; a...@canonical.com; jasow...@redhat.com; linux-
> > ker...@vger.kernel.org; driverdev-de...@linuxdriverproject.org; Haiyang
> > Zhang <haiya...@microsoft.com>; vkuzn...@redhat.com;
> > marcelo.ce...@canonical.com; Michael Kelley (EOSG)
> > <michael.h.kel...@microsoft.com>; sta...@vger.kernel.org; Jack
> > Morgenstein <ja...@mellanox.com>
> > Subject: RE: [PATCH v3 6/6] PCI: hv: fix 2 hang issues in 
> > hv_compose_msi_msg()
> > 
> > > From: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieral...@arm.com>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 04:35
> > > On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 06:21:56PM +0000, Dexuan Cui wrote:
> > > > 1. With the patch "x86/vector/msi: Switch to global reservation mode"
> > > > (4900be8360), the recent v4.15 and newer kernels always hang for 1-vCPU
> > > > Hyper-V VM with SR-IOV. This is because when we reach
> > > hv_compose_msi_msg()
> > > > by request_irq()  -> request_threaded_irq() -> 
> > > > __setup_irq()->irq_startup()
> > > >  -> __irq_startup() -> irq_domain_activate_irq() -> ... ->
> > > > msi_domain_activate() -> ... -> hv_compose_msi_msg(), local irq is
> > > > disabled in __setup_irq().
> > > >
> > > > Fix this by polling the channel.
> > > >
> > > > 2. If the host is ejecting the VF device before we reach
> > > > hv_compose_msi_msg(), in a UP VM, we can hang in
> > hv_compose_msi_msg()
> > > > forever, because at this time the host doesn't respond to the
> > > > CREATE_INTERRUPT request. This issue also happens to old kernels like
> > > > v4.14, v4.13, etc.
> > >
> > > If you are fixing a problem you should report what commit you are fixing
> > > with a Fixes: tag and add a CC: sta...@vger.kernel.org to the commit log
> > > to send it to stable kernels to which it should be applied; mentioning
> > > kernel versions in the commit log is useless and should be omitted.
> > 
> > Hi Lorenzo,
> > Thanks for your comments!
> > This patch does have a "Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org" in the sign-off area. 
> > :-)
> > 
> > Here the patch is made to resolve 2 issues:
> > #1 is triggered by the x86 global reservation mode (4900be8360) patch.
> > 4900be8360 in itself is good. It's just that drivers/pci/host/pci-hyperv.c
> > should be fixed.
> > 
> > #2 is a longstanding issue since the first day the pci-hyperv driver was
> > accepted into the kernel.
> > 
> > So IMO actually we don't really need to add a Fixes: tag, which is usually
> > used to specify a specific commit that introduces a bug that is being fixed.
> > 
> > > Side note: you should not have sta...@vger.kernel.org in the email
> > > addresses CC list you are sending the patches to (you mark patches for
> > > stable by adding an appropriate CC tag in the commit log).
> > 
> > Sorry, I didn't know this, but actually I didn't add sta...@vger.kernel.org
> > manually. Instead I used "git send-email" to send this patchset, and it told
> > me "The Cc list above has been expanded by additional addresses found
> > in the patch commit message."
> > 
> > I didn't find a way to disable this behavior of "git send-email" by checking
> > its manual and googling it. This is strange.
> > 
> > > Here:
> > >
> > > git.kernel.org/.../Documentation/process/stable-kernel-rules.rst
> > >
> > > Last but not least, most of the patches in this series do not justify
> > > sending them to stable kernels at all so you should remove the
> > > corresponding tag from the patches.
> > 
> > I hope at least these 2 patches can go into the stable kernels:
> > [PATCH v3 3/6] PCI: hv: serialize the present/eject work items
> > [PATCH v3 6/6] PCI: hv: fix 2 hang issues in hv_compose_msi_msg()
> > Especially the second one, which fixes a real hang issue for UP virtual
> > machines running v4.15 and newer.
> > And,  IMO the patches are small enough (<100 lines) , but definitely
> > the maintainers make the final call.
> > 
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Lorenzo
> > >
> > > > Fix this by polling the channel for the PCI_EJECT message and
> > > > hpdev->state, and by checking the PCI vendor ID.
> > > >
> > > > Note: actually the above issues also happen to a SMP VM, if
> > > > "hbus->hdev->channel->target_cpu == smp_processor_id()" is true.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Dexuan Cui <de...@microsoft.com>
> > > > Tested-by: Adrian Suhov <v-ads...@microsoft.com>
> > > > Tested-by: Chris Valean <v-chv...@microsoft.com>
> > > > Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org
> > > > Cc: Stephen Hemminger <sthem...@microsoft.com>
> > > > Cc: K. Y. Srinivasan <k...@microsoft.com>
> > > > Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuzn...@redhat.com>
> > > > Cc: Jack Morgenstein <ja...@mellanox.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  drivers/pci/host/pci-hyperv.c | 58
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > -- Dexuan
> 
> Hi Lorenzo, Bjorn, and all,
> Do you need more ACKs? Currently Michael and Haiyang reviewed and ack'd 
> the patchset.
> 
> Should I send a v4 that just removes the "CC: sta...@vger.kernel.org" tag
> for patches 1, 2, 4 and 5? I tend to avoid a v4 as I supppose it would be 
> easier if you just remove the tags if you belive it's necessary (IMHO all the
> 6 paches are not big and it would be great if we can have all of them in 
> the old stable kernels, but I respect your decision).
> 
> Please let me know if I missed something when addressing the comments,
>  and if I should send a v4.

I will have a look tomorrow, thank you.

Lorenzo

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