path: root/drivers/md/md.c
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authorMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>2011-10-31 09:09:32 -0200
committerMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>2011-10-31 09:09:32 -0200
commit2c699499df3f57e62725fcd56842090fb5e82600 (patch)
tree5a9d5b3b5df3d98de92f605b7dee0815d03b5fc8 /drivers/md/md.c
parentddbb67caef2ecd0070c6ebed4d932c51ace1619f (diff)
parentc3b92c8787367a8bb53d57d9789b558f1295cc96 (diff)
Merge tag 'v3.1'old/cs_2c699499df3f
* tag 'v3.1': (537 commits) Linux 3.1 x86: Fix S4 regression dm kcopyd: fix job_pool leak ARM: S3C24XX: Fix s3c24xx build errors if !CONFIG_PM crypto: ghash - Avoid null pointer dereference if no key is set ARM: S5P: fix offset calculation on gpio-interrupt hwmon: (w83627ehf) Fix negative 8-bit temperature values mm: fix race between mremap and removing migration entry sparc: Add alignment flag to PCI expansion resources fib_rules: fix unresolved_rules counting r8169: fix wrong eee setting for rlt8111evl r8169: fix driver shutdown WoL regression. ehea: Change maintainer to me [media] videodev: fix a NULL pointer dereference in v4l2_device_release() intel-iommu: fix superpage support in pfn_to_dma_pte() intel-iommu: set iommu_superpage on VM domains to lowest common denominator intel-iommu: fix return value of iommu_unmap() API MAINTAINERS: Update VT-d entry for drivers/pci -> drivers/iommu move drm/radeon/kms/atom: fix handling of FB scratch indices pptp: pptp_rcv_core() misses pskb_may_pull() call ...
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/md/md.c')
1 files changed, 19 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/md/md.c b/drivers/md/md.c
index 5404b2295820..5c95ccb59500 100644
--- a/drivers/md/md.c
+++ b/drivers/md/md.c
@@ -61,6 +61,11 @@
static void autostart_arrays(int part);
+/* pers_list is a list of registered personalities protected
+ * by pers_lock.
+ * pers_lock does extra service to protect accesses to
+ * mddev->thread when the mutex cannot be held.
+ */
static LIST_HEAD(pers_list);
static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(pers_lock);
@@ -739,7 +744,12 @@ static void mddev_unlock(mddev_t * mddev)
} else
+ /* was we've dropped the mutex we need a spinlock to
+ * make sur the thread doesn't disappear
+ */
+ spin_lock(&pers_lock);
+ spin_unlock(&pers_lock);
static mdk_rdev_t * find_rdev_nr(mddev_t *mddev, int nr)
@@ -6429,11 +6439,18 @@ mdk_thread_t *md_register_thread(void (*run) (mddev_t *), mddev_t *mddev,
return thread;
-void md_unregister_thread(mdk_thread_t *thread)
+void md_unregister_thread(mdk_thread_t **threadp)
+ mdk_thread_t *thread = *threadp;
if (!thread)
dprintk("interrupting MD-thread pid %d\n", task_pid_nr(thread->tsk));
+ /* Locking ensures that mddev_unlock does not wake_up a
+ * non-existent thread
+ */
+ spin_lock(&pers_lock);
+ *threadp = NULL;
+ spin_unlock(&pers_lock);
@@ -7340,8 +7357,7 @@ static void reap_sync_thread(mddev_t *mddev)
mdk_rdev_t *rdev;
/* resync has finished, collect result */
- md_unregister_thread(mddev->sync_thread);
- mddev->sync_thread = NULL;
+ md_unregister_thread(&mddev->sync_thread);
if (!test_bit(MD_RECOVERY_INTR, &mddev->recovery) &&
!test_bit(MD_RECOVERY_REQUESTED, &mddev->recovery)) {
/* success...*/

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