On Fri,  3 Jul 2020 12:06:49 +0200
Cornelia Huck <coh...@redhat.com> wrote:

> From: Halil Pasic <pa...@linux.ibm.com>
> 
> The atomic_cmpxchg() loop is broken because we occasionally end up with
> old and _old having different values (a legit compiler can generate code
> that accessed *ind_addr again to pick up a value for _old instead of
> using the value of old that was already fetched according to the
> rules of the abstract machine). This means the underlying CS instruction
> may use a different old (_old) than the one we intended to use if
> atomic_cmpxchg() performed the xchg part.
> 
> Let us use volatile to force the rules of the abstract machine for
> accesses to *ind_addr. Let us also rewrite the loop so, we that the

Michael T. Has pointed out that this sentence is ungrammatical. 

s/we// would IMHO solve the problem. Can we fix this before it gets
merged?

> new old is used to compute the new desired value if the xchg part
> is not performed.
> 
> Fixes: 7e7494627f ("s390x/virtio-ccw: Adapter interrupt support.")
> Reported-by: Andre Wild <andre.wi...@ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Halil Pasic <pa...@linux.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntrae...@de.ibm.com>
> Message-Id: <20200616045035.51641-2-pa...@linux.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Cornelia Huck <coh...@redhat.com>
> ---
>  hw/s390x/virtio-ccw.c | 18 ++++++++++--------
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/hw/s390x/virtio-ccw.c b/hw/s390x/virtio-ccw.c
> index c1f4bb1d331d..3c988a000b5b 100644
> --- a/hw/s390x/virtio-ccw.c
> +++ b/hw/s390x/virtio-ccw.c
> @@ -786,9 +786,10 @@ static inline VirtioCcwDevice 
> *to_virtio_ccw_dev_fast(DeviceState *d)
>  static uint8_t virtio_set_ind_atomic(SubchDev *sch, uint64_t ind_loc,
>                                       uint8_t to_be_set)
>  {
> -    uint8_t ind_old, ind_new;
> +    uint8_t expected, actual;
>      hwaddr len = 1;
> -    uint8_t *ind_addr;
> +    /* avoid  multiple fetches */
> +    uint8_t volatile *ind_addr;
>  
>      ind_addr = cpu_physical_memory_map(ind_loc, &len, true);
>      if (!ind_addr) {
> @@ -796,14 +797,15 @@ static uint8_t virtio_set_ind_atomic(SubchDev *sch, 
> uint64_t ind_loc,
>                       __func__, sch->cssid, sch->ssid, sch->schid);
>          return -1;
>      }
> +    actual = *ind_addr;
>      do {
> -        ind_old = *ind_addr;
> -        ind_new = ind_old | to_be_set;
> -    } while (atomic_cmpxchg(ind_addr, ind_old, ind_new) != ind_old);
> -    trace_virtio_ccw_set_ind(ind_loc, ind_old, ind_new);
> -    cpu_physical_memory_unmap(ind_addr, len, 1, len);
> +        expected = actual;
> +        actual = atomic_cmpxchg(ind_addr, expected, expected | to_be_set);
> +    } while (actual != expected);
> +    trace_virtio_ccw_set_ind(ind_loc, actual, actual | to_be_set);
> +    cpu_physical_memory_unmap((void *)ind_addr, len, 1, len);
>  
> -    return ind_old;
> +    return actual;
>  }
>  
>  static void virtio_ccw_notify(DeviceState *d, uint16_t vector)


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