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authorPeter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>2010-04-21 13:02:07 -0700
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2010-04-30 12:03:17 +0200
commit8b08ca52f5942c21564bbb90ccfb61053f2c26a1 (patch)
tree3fbba8114fdad7d077390c206ae17c38fbc85cb8 /kernel/sched.c
parent4b402210486c6414fe5fbfd85934a0a22da56b04 (diff)
rcu: Fix RCU lockdep splat in set_task_cpu on fork path
Add an RCU read-side critical section to suppress this false positive. Located-by: Eric Paris <eparis@parisplace.org> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: laijs@cn.fujitsu.com Cc: dipankar@in.ibm.com Cc: mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca Cc: josh@joshtriplett.org Cc: dvhltc@us.ibm.com Cc: niv@us.ibm.com Cc: peterz@infradead.org Cc: rostedt@goodmis.org Cc: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Cc: dhowells@redhat.com Cc: eric.dumazet@gmail.com LKML-Reference: <1271880131-3951-1-git-send-email-paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/sched.c')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/sched.c b/kernel/sched.c
index de0bd26e520..3c2a54f70ff 100644
--- a/kernel/sched.c
+++ b/kernel/sched.c
@@ -323,6 +323,15 @@ static inline struct task_group *task_group(struct task_struct *p)
/* Change a task's cfs_rq and parent entity if it moves across CPUs/groups */
static inline void set_task_rq(struct task_struct *p, unsigned int cpu)
+ /*
+ * Strictly speaking this rcu_read_lock() is not needed since the
+ * task_group is tied to the cgroup, which in turn can never go away
+ * as long as there are tasks attached to it.
+ *
+ * However since task_group() uses task_subsys_state() which is an
+ * rcu_dereference() user, this quiets CONFIG_PROVE_RCU.
+ */
+ rcu_read_lock();
p->se.cfs_rq = task_group(p)->cfs_rq[cpu];
p->se.parent = task_group(p)->se[cpu];
@@ -332,6 +341,7 @@ static inline void set_task_rq(struct task_struct *p, unsigned int cpu)
p->rt.rt_rq = task_group(p)->rt_rq[cpu];
p->rt.parent = task_group(p)->rt_se[cpu];
+ rcu_read_unlock();