Re: [RFC PATCH v2, part3 07/11] PCI, xen-pcifront: use new PCI interfacesto simplify implementation

From: Jiang Liu
Date: Mon Jun 10 2013 - 13:08:40 EST

On Tue 11 Jun 2013 12:58:01 AM CST, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:50:46AM +0800, Jiang Liu wrote:
>> On Sat 08 Jun 2013 01:07:06 AM CST, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 08, 2013 at 12:50:31AM +0800, Jiang Liu wrote:
>>>> On 06/07/2013 11:38 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 10:50:24AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 11:50:55PM +0800, Jiang Liu wrote:
>>>>>>> Use new PCI interfaces to simplify xen-pcifront implementation:
>>>>>>> 1) Use pci_create_root_bus() instead of pci_scan_bus_parented()
>>>>>>> because pci_scan_bus_parented() is marked as __deprecated.This
>>>>>>> also gets rid of a duplicated call of pci_bus_start_devices().
>>>>>>> 2) Use pci_stop_root_bus() and pci_remove_root_bus() instead of
>>>>>>> open-coded private implementation.
>>>>>>> 3) Use pci_set_host_bridge_release() to release data structures
>>>>>>> associated with PCI root buses.
>>>>>>> 4) Use pci_bus_get()/pci_bus_put() to manage PCI root bus reference
>>>>>>> count.
>>>>>>> This is also a preparation for coming PCI bus lock enhancement.
>>>>> With this patch from :
>>>>> Merge branch 'pci_lock_v3' of into testing
>>>>> it blows up when detaching the device.
>>>> Hi Konrad,
>>>> Thanks for testing! According to the log messages, this issue should
>>>> be related to pci bus reference counter management. Seems we have done
>>>> an extra(unbalanced) release of pci bus device.
>>>> Will investigate it tomorrow!
>>> That is quite commendable that you are willing to look over this on
>>> the weekend but I am not going to be able to rerun this test until
>>> some time in the week. You could enjoy the weekend and just look at
>>> this during the week.
>> Hi Konrad,
>> We should have root-caused this bug, which is caused by
>> for_each_pci_root_bus().
>> Current implementation doesn't support root bus deletion when walking
>> PCI root
>> buses by for_each_pci_root_bus(). The reference counter
>> (pci_bus->dev.knode_class.n_ref)
>> becomes zero after returning from pci_remove_root_bus(), so it triggers
>> kref warnings
>> and double-free of klist_node object when we call
>> pci_get_next_root_bus() to get the
>> next PCI root bus.
>> So we will first revert to list_for_each_entry_safe(bus, temp,
>> &pci_root_buses, node)
>> and solve this issue in next version of for_each_pci_root_bus().
> That definitly solves the issue. Thanks!
> I used pci_lock_v3 of and the fix
> below.
> Is there a new patchset you are going to be posting or a git branch
> that I can look over?
> Thanks.
Hi Konrad,
Really appreciate your support! I will try to post a new version
but I think there won't be big changes except addressing some review
comments from you.
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