[PATCH v6] lockdep: check that no locks held at freeze time

From: Mandeep Singh Baines
Date: Thu Feb 21 2013 - 11:52:03 EST

We shouldn't try_to_freeze if locks are held. Holding a lock
can cause a deadlock if the lock is later acquired in the
suspend or hibernate path (e.g. by dpm). Holding a lock can
also cause a deadlock in the case of cgroup_freezer if a
lock is held inside a frozen cgroup that is later acquired by
a process outside that group.

Changes since v1:
* LKML: <20130215111635.GA26955@xxxxxxxxx> Ingo Molnar
* Added a msg string that gets passed in.
* LKML: <20130215154449.GD30829@xxxxxxxxxx> Oleg Nesterov
* Check PF_NOFREEZE in try_to_freeze().
Changes since v2:
* LKML: <20130216170605.GC4910@xxxxxxxxxx> Oleg Nesterovw
* Avoid unnecessary PF_NOFREEZE check when !CONFIG_LOCKDEP.
* Mandeep Singh Baines
* Generalize an exit specific printk.
Changes since v3:
* LKML: <20130220223013.GA15760@xxxxxxxxxx> Oleg Nesterovw
* Remove stale vfork comment from commit message.
Changes since v4:
* LKML: <20130220152446.a65ff84f.akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Andrew Morton
* Remove tsk param since tsk is always current.
* Remove msg param, dump_stack() should tell us all we need to know.
Changes since v5:
* LKML: <3556388.kjl7k6r8W6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Rafael J. Wysocki
* Updated changelog explaining why we can't freeze with locks held.

Signed-off-by: Mandeep Singh Baines <msb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
include/linux/debug_locks.h | 4 ++--
include/linux/freezer.h | 3 +++
kernel/exit.c | 2 +-
kernel/lockdep.c | 16 +++++++---------
4 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/debug_locks.h b/include/linux/debug_locks.h
index 3bd46f7..a975de1 100644
--- a/include/linux/debug_locks.h
+++ b/include/linux/debug_locks.h
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ struct task_struct;
extern void debug_show_all_locks(void);
extern void debug_show_held_locks(struct task_struct *task);
extern void debug_check_no_locks_freed(const void *from, unsigned long len);
-extern void debug_check_no_locks_held(struct task_struct *task);
+extern void debug_check_no_locks_held(void);
static inline void debug_show_all_locks(void)
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ debug_check_no_locks_freed(const void *from, unsigned long len)

static inline void
-debug_check_no_locks_held(struct task_struct *task)
diff --git a/include/linux/freezer.h b/include/linux/freezer.h
index e4238ce..c5bd118 100644
--- a/include/linux/freezer.h
+++ b/include/linux/freezer.h
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@

+#include <linux/debug_locks.h>
#include <linux/sched.h>
#include <linux/wait.h>
#include <linux/atomic.h>
@@ -43,6 +44,8 @@ extern void thaw_kernel_threads(void);

static inline bool try_to_freeze(void)
+ if (!(current->flags & PF_NOFREEZE))
+ debug_check_no_locks_held();
if (likely(!freezing(current)))
return false;
diff --git a/kernel/exit.c b/kernel/exit.c
index b4df219..aff5bdb 100644
--- a/kernel/exit.c
+++ b/kernel/exit.c
@@ -833,7 +833,7 @@ void do_exit(long code)
* Make sure we are holding no locks:
- debug_check_no_locks_held(tsk);
+ debug_check_no_locks_held();
* We can do this unlocked here. The futex code uses this flag
* just to verify whether the pi state cleanup has been done
diff --git a/kernel/lockdep.c b/kernel/lockdep.c
index 7981e5b..8e28f56 100644
--- a/kernel/lockdep.c
+++ b/kernel/lockdep.c
@@ -4083,7 +4083,7 @@ void debug_check_no_locks_freed(const void *mem_from, unsigned long mem_len)

-static void print_held_locks_bug(struct task_struct *curr)
+static void print_held_locks_bug(void)
if (!debug_locks_off())
@@ -4092,21 +4092,19 @@ static void print_held_locks_bug(struct task_struct *curr)

- printk("[ BUG: lock held at task exit time! ]\n");
+ printk("[ BUG: %s/%d still has locks held! ]\n",
+ current->comm, task_pid_nr(current));
- printk("%s/%d is exiting with locks still held!\n",
- curr->comm, task_pid_nr(curr));
- lockdep_print_held_locks(curr);
+ lockdep_print_held_locks(current);
printk("\nstack backtrace:\n");

-void debug_check_no_locks_held(struct task_struct *task)
+void debug_check_no_locks_held(void)
- if (unlikely(task->lockdep_depth > 0))
- print_held_locks_bug(task);
+ if (unlikely(current->lockdep_depth > 0))
+ print_held_locks_bug();

void debug_show_all_locks(void)

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