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authorHeiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>2008-12-22 12:36:31 +0100
committerRusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>2009-01-05 08:40:15 +1030
commit9e01892c4234070bbcf3a9f582514c8b91464375 (patch)
tree3df2573e7f5bd469932efd50d2001af9736f53bf /kernel
parent9ea09af3bd3090e8349ca2899ca2011bd94cda85 (diff)
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module: convert to stop_machine_create/destroy.
The module code relies on a non-failing stop_machine call. So we create the kstop threads in advance and with that make sure the call won't fail. Signed-off-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel')
-rw-r--r--kernel/module.c23
1 files changed, 21 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/module.c b/kernel/module.c
index 4299aefc20b..f47cce910f2 100644
--- a/kernel/module.c
+++ b/kernel/module.c
@@ -757,8 +757,16 @@ sys_delete_module(const char __user *name_user, unsigned int flags)
return -EFAULT;
name[MODULE_NAME_LEN-1] = '\0';
- if (mutex_lock_interruptible(&module_mutex) != 0)
- return -EINTR;
+ /* Create stop_machine threads since free_module relies on
+ * a non-failing stop_machine call. */
+ ret = stop_machine_create();
+ if (ret)
+ return ret;
+
+ if (mutex_lock_interruptible(&module_mutex) != 0) {
+ ret = -EINTR;
+ goto out_stop;
+ }
mod = find_module(name);
if (!mod) {
@@ -817,6 +825,8 @@ sys_delete_module(const char __user *name_user, unsigned int flags)
out:
mutex_unlock(&module_mutex);
+out_stop:
+ stop_machine_destroy();
return ret;
}
@@ -1875,6 +1885,13 @@ static noinline struct module *load_module(void __user *umod,
/* vmalloc barfs on "unusual" numbers. Check here */
if (len > 64 * 1024 * 1024 || (hdr = vmalloc(len)) == NULL)
return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
+
+ /* Create stop_machine threads since the error path relies on
+ * a non-failing stop_machine call. */
+ err = stop_machine_create();
+ if (err)
+ goto free_hdr;
+
if (copy_from_user(hdr, umod, len) != 0) {
err = -EFAULT;
goto free_hdr;
@@ -2258,6 +2275,7 @@ static noinline struct module *load_module(void __user *umod,
/* Get rid of temporary copy */
vfree(hdr);
+ stop_machine_destroy();
/* Done! */
return mod;
@@ -2280,6 +2298,7 @@ static noinline struct module *load_module(void __user *umod,
kfree(args);
free_hdr:
vfree(hdr);
+ stop_machine_destroy();
return ERR_PTR(err);
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