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2013-03-28connector: replace obsolete NLMSG_* with type safe nlmsg_*Hong zhi guo1-6/+6
Signed-off-by: Hong Zhiguo <honkiko@gmail.com> Acked-by: Thomas Graf <tgraf@suug.ch> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-03-20connector: Added coredumping event to the process connectorJesper Derehag1-0/+25
Process connector can now also detect coredumping events. Main aim of patch is get notified at start of coredumping, instead of having to wait for it to finish and then being notified through EXIT event. Could be used for instance by process-managers that want to get notified as soon as possible about process failures, and not necessarily beeing notified after coredump, which could be in the order of minutes depending on size of coredump, piping and so on. Signed-off-by: Jesper Derehag <jderehag@hotmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-02-27proc connector: reject unprivileged listener bumpsKees Cook1-0/+8
While PROC_CN_MCAST_LISTEN/IGNORE is entirely advisory, it was possible for an unprivileged user to turn off notifications for all listeners by sending PROC_CN_MCAST_IGNORE. Instead, require the same privileges as required for a multicast bind. Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Cc: Matt Helsley <matthltc@us.ibm.com> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Acked-by: Matt Helsley <matthltc@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-02-18net: proc: change proc_net_remove to remove_proc_entryGao feng1-1/+1
proc_net_remove is only used to remove proc entries that under /proc/net,it's not a general function for removing proc entries of netns. if we want to remove some proc entries which under /proc/net/stat/, we still need to call remove_proc_entry. this patch use remove_proc_entry to replace proc_net_remove. we can remove proc_net_remove after this patch. Signed-off-by: Gao feng <gaofeng@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-02-18net: proc: change proc_net_fops_create to proc_createGao feng1-1/+1
Right now, some modules such as bonding use proc_create to create proc entries under /proc/net/, and other modules such as ipv4 use proc_net_fops_create. It looks a little chaos.this patch changes all of proc_net_fops_create to proc_create. we can remove proc_net_fops_create after this patch. Signed-off-by: Gao feng <gaofeng@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2013-01-03Drivers: misc: remove __dev* attributes.Greg Kroah-Hartman1-2/+2
CONFIG_HOTPLUG is going away as an option. As a result, the __dev* markings need to be removed. This change removes the use of __devinit, __devexit_p, __devinitdata, __devinitconst, and __devexit from these drivers. Based on patches originally written by Bill Pemberton, but redone by me in order to handle some of the coding style issues better, by hand. Cc: Bill Pemberton <wfp5p@virginia.edu> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
2012-10-02Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-nextLinus Torvalds1-2/+1
Pull networking changes from David Miller: 1) GRE now works over ipv6, from Dmitry Kozlov. 2) Make SCTP more network namespace aware, from Eric Biederman. 3) TEAM driver now works with non-ethernet devices, from Jiri Pirko. 4) Make openvswitch network namespace aware, from Pravin B Shelar. 5) IPV6 NAT implementation, from Patrick McHardy. 6) Server side support for TCP Fast Open, from Jerry Chu and others. 7) Packet BPF filter supports MOD and XOR, from Eric Dumazet and Daniel Borkmann. 8) Increate the loopback default MTU to 64K, from Eric Dumazet. 9) Use a per-task rather than per-socket page fragment allocator for outgoing networking traffic. This benefits processes that have very many mostly idle sockets, which is quite common. From Eric Dumazet. 10) Use up to 32K for page fragment allocations, with fallbacks to smaller sizes when higher order page allocations fail. Benefits are a) less segments for driver to process b) less calls to page allocator c) less waste of space. From Eric Dumazet. 11) Allow GRO to be used on GRE tunnels, from Eric Dumazet. 12) VXLAN device driver, one way to handle VLAN issues such as the limitation of 4096 VLAN IDs yet still have some level of isolation. From Stephen Hemminger. 13) As usual there is a large boatload of driver changes, with the scale perhaps tilted towards the wireless side this time around. Fix up various fairly trivial conflicts, mostly caused by the user namespace changes. * git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next: (1012 commits) hyperv: Add buffer for extended info after the RNDIS response message. hyperv: Report actual status in receive completion packet hyperv: Remove extra allocated space for recv_pkt_list elements hyperv: Fix page buffer handling in rndis_filter_send_request() hyperv: Fix the missing return value in rndis_filter_set_packet_filter() hyperv: Fix the max_xfer_size in RNDIS initialization vxlan: put UDP socket in correct namespace vxlan: Depend on CONFIG_INET sfc: Fix the reported priorities of different filter types sfc: Remove EFX_FILTER_FLAG_RX_OVERRIDE_IP sfc: Fix loopback self-test with separate_tx_channels=1 sfc: Fix MCDI structure field lookup sfc: Add parentheses around use of bitfield macro arguments sfc: Fix null function pointer in efx_sriov_channel_type vxlan: virtual extensible lan igmp: export symbol ip_mc_leave_group netlink: add attributes to fdb interface tg3: unconditionally select HWMON support when tg3 is enabled. Revert "net: ti cpsw ethernet: allow reading phy interface mode from DT" gre: fix sparse warning ...
2012-09-08netlink: hide struct module parameter in netlink_kernel_createPablo Neira Ayuso1-2/+1
This patch defines netlink_kernel_create as a wrapper function of __netlink_kernel_create to hide the struct module *me parameter (which seems to be THIS_MODULE in all existing netlink subsystems). Suggested by David S. Miller. Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2012-09-06userns: Convert process event connector to handle kuids and kgidsEric W. Biederman1-4/+14
- Only allow asking for events from the initial user and pid namespace, where we generate the events in. - Convert kuids and kgids into the initial user namespace to report them via the process event connector. Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
2012-07-16drivers: connector: fixed coding style issuesValentin Ilie3-25/+28
V2: Replaced assignment in if statement. Fixed coding style issues. Signed-off-by: Valentin Ilie <valentin.ilie@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2012-06-29netlink: add netlink_kernel_cfg parameter to netlink_kernel_createPablo Neira Ayuso1-4/+9
This patch adds the following structure: struct netlink_kernel_cfg { unsigned int groups; void (*input)(struct sk_buff *skb); struct mutex *cb_mutex; }; That can be passed to netlink_kernel_create to set optional configurations for netlink kernel sockets. I've populated this structure by looking for NULL and zero parameters at the existing code. The remaining parameters that always need to be set are still left in the original interface. That includes optional parameters for the netlink socket creation. This allows easy extensibility of this interface in the future. This patch also adapts all callers to use this new interface. Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2012-06-26connector: use nlmsg_put() instead of NLMSG_PUT() macro.Javier Martinez Canillas1-6/+6
The NLMSG_PUT() macro contains a hidden goto which makes the code hard to audit and very error prone. While been there also use the inline function nlmsg_data() instead of the NLMSG_DATA() macro to do explicit type checking. Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <javier.martinez@collabora.co.uk> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-09-28connector: add comm change event report to proc connectorVladimir Zapolskiy1-0/+26
Add an event to monitor comm value changes of tasks. Such an event becomes vital, if someone desires to control threads of a process in different manner. A natural characteristic of threads is its comm value, and helpfully application developers have an opportunity to change it in runtime. Reporting about such events via proc connector allows to fine-grain monitoring and control potentials, for instance a process control daemon listening to proc connector and following comm value policies can place specific threads to assigned cgroup partitions. It might be possible to achieve a pale partial one-shot likeness without this update, if an application changes comm value of a thread generator task beforehand, then a new thread is cloned, and after that proc connector listener gets the fork event and reads new thread's comm value from procfs stat file, but this change visibly simplifies and extends the matter. Signed-off-by: Vladimir Zapolskiy <vzapolskiy@gmail.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@google.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-07-28proc_fork_connector: a lockless ->real_parent usage is not safeOleg Nesterov1-2/+6
proc_fork_connector() uses ->real_parent lockless. This is not safe if copy_process() was called with CLONE_THREAD or CLONE_PARENT, in this case the parent != current can go away at any moment. Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Vladimir Zapolskiy <vzapolskiy@gmail.com> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Cc: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-07-26atomic: use <linux/atomic.h>Arun Sharma1-1/+2
This allows us to move duplicated code in <asm/atomic.h> (atomic_inc_not_zero() for now) to <linux/atomic.h> Signed-off-by: Arun Sharma <asharma@fb.com> Reviewed-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Acked-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-07-25drivers/connector/cn_proc.c: remove unused localAndrew Morton1-1/+0
Fix the warning drivers/connector/cn_proc.c: In function 'proc_ptrace_connector': drivers/connector/cn_proc.c:176: warning: unused variable 'tracer' Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-07-22Merge branch 'ptrace' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/oleg/miscLinus Torvalds1-0/+35
* 'ptrace' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/oleg/misc: (39 commits) ptrace: do_wait(traced_leader_killed_by_mt_exec) can block forever ptrace: fix ptrace_signal() && STOP_DEQUEUED interaction connector: add an event for monitoring process tracers ptrace: dont send SIGSTOP on auto-attach if PT_SEIZED ptrace: mv send-SIGSTOP from do_fork() to ptrace_init_task() ptrace_init_task: initialize child->jobctl explicitly has_stopped_jobs: s/task_is_stopped/SIGNAL_STOP_STOPPED/ ptrace: make former thread ID available via PTRACE_GETEVENTMSG after PTRACE_EVENT_EXEC stop ptrace: wait_consider_task: s/same_thread_group/ptrace_reparented/ ptrace: kill real_parent_is_ptracer() in in favor of ptrace_reparented() ptrace: ptrace_reparented() should check same_thread_group() redefine thread_group_leader() as exit_signal >= 0 do not change dead_task->exit_signal kill task_detached() reparent_leader: check EXIT_DEAD instead of task_detached() make do_notify_parent() __must_check, update the callers __ptrace_detach: avoid task_detached(), check do_notify_parent() kill tracehook_notify_death() make do_notify_parent() return bool ptrace: s/tracehook_tracer_task()/ptrace_parent()/ ...
2011-07-18connector: add an event for monitoring process tracersVladimir Zapolskiy1-0/+35
This change adds a procfs connector event, which is emitted on every successful process tracer attach or detach. If some process connects to other one, kernelspace connector reports process id and thread group id of both these involved processes. On disconnection null process id is returned. Such an event allows to create a simple automated userspace mechanism to be aware about processes connecting to others, therefore predefined process policies can be applied to them if needed. Note, a detach signal is emitted only in case, if a tracer process explicitly executes PTRACE_DETACH request. In other cases like tracee or tracer exit detach event from proc connector is not reported. Signed-off-by: Vladimir Zapolskiy <vzapolskiy@gmail.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
2011-06-07Connector: Correctly set the error code in case of success when dispatching ↵K. Y. Srinivasan1-0/+1
receive callbacks The recent changes to the connector code introduced this bug where even when a callback was invoked, we would return an error resulting in double freeing of the skb. This patch fixes this bug. Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Cc: stable <stable@kernel.org> [.39] Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2011-04-12connector: fix skb double free in cn_rx_skb()Patrick McHardy1-0/+1
When a skb is delivered to a registered callback, cn_call_callback() incorrectly returns -ENODEV after freeing the skb, causing cn_rx_skb() to free the skb a second time. Reported-by: Eric B Munson <emunson@mgebm.net> Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net> Tested-by: Eric B Munson <emunson@mgebm.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-03-30connector: convert to synchronous netlink message processingPatrick McHardy2-76/+29
Commits 01a16b21 (netlink: kill eff_cap from struct netlink_skb_parms) and c53fa1ed (netlink: kill loginuid/sessionid/sid members from struct netlink_skb_parms) removed some members from struct netlink_skb_parms that depend on the current context, all netlink users are now required to do synchronous message processing. connector however queues received messages and processes them in a work queue, which is not valid anymore. This patch converts connector to do synchronous message processing by invoking the registered callback handler directly from the netlink receive function. In order to avoid invoking the callback with connector locks held, a reference count is added to struct cn_callback_entry, the reference is taken when finding a matching callback entry on the device's queue_list and released after the callback handler has been invoked. Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-02-23connector: Convert char *name to const char *nameJoe Perches2-4/+5
Allow more const declarations. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2010-12-17connector: Use this_cpu operationsChristoph Lameter1-2/+3
The patch was originally in the use cpuops patchset but it needs an inc_return and is therefore dependent on an extension of the cpu ops. Fixed up and verified that it compiles. get_seq can benefit from this_cpu_operations. Address calculation is avoided and the increment is done using an xadd. Cc: Scott James Remnant <scott@ubuntu.com> Cc: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
2010-12-10connector: add module aliasStephen Hemminger1-0/+1
Since connector can be built as a module and uses netlink socket to communicate. The module should have an alias to autoload when socket of NETLINK_CONNECTOR type is requested. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@vyatta.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2010-10-24connector: remove lazy workqueue creationTejun Heo2-72/+12
Commit 1a5645bc (connector: create connector workqueue only while needed once) implements lazy workqueue creation for connector workqueue. With cmwq now in place, lazy workqueue creation doesn't make much sense while adding a lot of complexity. Remove it and allocate an ordered workqueue during initialization. This also removes a call to flush_scheduled_work() which is deprecated and scheduled to be removed. Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2010-03-30include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking ↵Tejun Heo2-0/+2
implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being included when building most .c files. percpu.h includes slab.h which in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies. percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed. Prepare for this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those headers directly instead of assuming availability. As this conversion needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is used as the basis of conversion. http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py The script does the followings. * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that only the necessary includes are there. ie. if only gfp is used, gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h. * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms to its surrounding. It's put in the include block which contains core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered - alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there doesn't seem to be any matching order. * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the file. The conversion was done in the following steps. 1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h and ~3000 slab.h inclusions. The script emitted errors for ~400 files. 2. Each error was manually checked. Some didn't need the inclusion, some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or embedding .c file was more appropriate for others. This step added inclusions to around 150 files. 3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits from #2 to make sure no file was left behind. 4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed. e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually. 5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell. Most gfp.h inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros. Each slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as necessary. 6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h. 7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures were fixed. CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq). * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config. * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig * ia64 SMP allmodconfig * s390 SMP allmodconfig * alpha SMP allmodconfig * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig 8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as a separate patch and serve as bisection point. Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step 6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch. If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of the specific arch. Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> Guess-its-ok-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com> Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
2010-02-02connector: Delete buggy notification code.Evgeniy Polyakov1-175/+0
On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 02:57:14PM -0800, Greg KH (gregkh@suse.de) wrote: > > There are at least two ways to fix it: using a big cannon and a small > > one. The former way is to disable notification registration, since it is > > not used by anyone at all. Second way is to check whether calling > > process is root and its destination group is -1 (kind of priveledged > > one) before command is dispatched to workqueue. > > Well if no one is using it, removing it makes the most sense, right? > > No objection from me, care to make up a patch either way for this? Getting it is not used, let's drop support for notifications about (un)registered events from connector. Another option was to check credentials on receiving, but we can always restore it without bugs if needed, but genetlink has a wider code base and none complained, that userspace can not get notification when some other clients were (un)registered. Kudos for Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@suse.de>, who found a bug in the code. Signed-off-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-10-06connector: Fix incompatible pointer type warningStephen Boyd1-1/+2
Commit 7069331 (connector: Provide the sender's credentials to the callback, 2009-10-02) changed callbacks to take two arguments but missed this one. drivers/connector/cn_proc.c: In function ‘cn_proc_init’: drivers/connector/cn_proc.c:263: warning: passing argument 3 of ‘cn_add_callback’ from incompatible pointer type Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <bebarino@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-10-02connector: Removed the destruct_data callback since it is always kfree_skb()Philipp Reisner2-10/+5
Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@linbit.com> Acked-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@linbit.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-10-02connector: Provide the sender's credentials to the callbackPhilipp Reisner2-5/+6
Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@linbit.com> Acked-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@linbit.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-10-02connector: Keep the skb in cn_callback_dataPhilipp Reisner2-7/+7
Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@linbit.com> Acked-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@linbit.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-09-23proc connector: add event for process becoming session leaderScott James Remnant1-0/+25
The act of a process becoming a session leader is a useful signal to a supervising init daemon such as Upstart. While a daemon will normally do this as part of the process of becoming a daemon, it is rare for its children to do so. When the children do, it is nearly always a sign that the child should be considered detached from the parent and not supervised along with it. The poster-child example is OpenSSH; the per-login children call setsid() so that they may control the pty connected to them. If the primary daemon dies or is restarted, we do not want to consider the per-login children and want to respawn the primary daemon without killing the children. This patch adds a new PROC_SID_EVENT and associated structure to the proc_event event_data union, it arranges for this to be emitted when the special PIDTYPE_SID pid is set. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Scott James Remnant <scott@ubuntu.com> Acked-by: Matt Helsley <matthltc@us.ibm.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Cc: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru> Acked-by: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-07-23Merge branch 'master' of ↵David S. Miller2-3/+3
master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6 Conflicts: drivers/net/wireless/iwmc3200wifi/netdev.c net/wireless/scan.c
2009-07-21connector: maintainer/mail update.Evgeniy Polyakov2-3/+3
Signed-off-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-07-17connector: make callback argument type explicitMike Frysinger3-7/+9
The connector documentation states that the argument to the callback function is always a pointer to a struct cn_msg, but rather than encode it in the API itself, it uses a void pointer everywhere. This doesn't make much sense to encode the pointer in documentation as it prevents proper C type checking from occurring and can easily allow people to use the wrong pointer type. So convert the argument type to an explicit struct cn_msg pointer. Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2009-06-12trivial: Kconfig: .ko is normally not included in module namesPavel Machek1-1/+1
.ko is normally not included in Kconfig help, make it consistent. Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2009-02-02connector: create connector workqueue only while needed onceFrederic Weisbecker2-20/+79
The netlink connector uses its own workqueue to relay the datas sent from userspace to the appropriate callback. If you launch the test from Documentation/connector and change it a bit to send a high flow of data, you will see thousands of events coming to the "cqueue" workqueue by looking at the workqueue tracer. This flow of events can be sent very quickly. So, to not encumber the kevent workqueue and delay other jobs, the "cqueue" workqueue should remain. But this workqueue is pointless most of the time, it will always be created (assuming you have built it of course) although only developpers with specific needs will use it. So avoid this "most of the time useless task", this patch proposes to create this workqueue only when needed once. The first jobs to be sent to connector callbacks will be sent to kevent while the "cqueue" thread creation will be scheduled to kevent too. The following jobs will continue to be scheduled to keventd until the cqueue workqueue is created, and then the rest of the jobs will continue to perform as usual, through this dedicated workqueue. Each time I tested this patch, only the first event was sent to keventd, the rest has been sent to cqueue which have been created quickly. Also, this patch fixes some trailing whitespaces on the connector files. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@ioremap.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-11-14CRED: Use RCU to access another task's creds and to release a task's own credsDavid Howells1-5/+11
Use RCU to access another task's creds and to release a task's own creds. This means that it will be possible for the credentials of a task to be replaced without another task (a) requiring a full lock to read them, and (b) seeing deallocated memory. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
2008-11-14CRED: Separate task security context from task_structDavid Howells1-4/+4
Separate the task security context from task_struct. At this point, the security data is temporarily embedded in the task_struct with two pointers pointing to it. Note that the Alpha arch is altered as it refers to (E)UID and (E)GID in entry.S via asm-offsets. With comment fixes Signed-off-by: Marc Dionne <marc.c.dionne@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
2008-06-27CONNECTOR: add a proc entry to list connectorsLi Zefan1-0/+40
I got a problem when I wanted to check if the kernel supports process event connector, and It seems there's no way to do this check. At best I can check if the kernel supports connector or not, by looking into /proc/net/netlink, or maybe checking the return value of bind() to see if it's ENOENT. So it would be useful to add /proc/net/connector to list all supported connectors: # cat /proc/net/connector Name ID connector 4294967295:4294967295 cn_proc 1:1 w1 3:1 Changelog: - fix memory leak: s/seq_release/single_release - use spin_lock_bh instead of spin_lock_irqsave Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-03-23connector: convert to single-threaded workqueueEvgeniy Polyakov1-1/+1
From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru> We don't need one cqueue thread for each CPU. cqueue is used for receiving userspace datagrams, which are very rare and thus will happily live with a single queue. Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-02-26CONNECTOR: make cn_already_initialized staticLi Zefan1-1/+1
It is used in connector.c only, so make it static. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[NETNS]: Consolidate kernel netlink socket destruction.Denis V. Lunev1-6/+3
Create a specific helper for netlink kernel socket disposal. This just let the code look better and provides a ground for proper disposal inside a namespace. Signed-off-by: Denis V. Lunev <den@openvz.org> Tested-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@openvz.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[CONNECTOR]: Cleanup struct cn_callback_entryLi Zefan1-1/+0
- 'cb' is a fake struct member. In a previous patch struct cn_callback was renamed to cn_callback_id, so 'cb' should have been deleted at that time. - 'nls' isn't used and is redundant, we can retrieve this data through cn_callback_entry.pdev->nls. - 'seq' and 'group' should be u32, as they are declared to be u32 in other places. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[CONNECTOR]: Cleanup struct cn_queue_devLi Zefan1-1/+0
Struct member netlink_groups is never used, and I don't see how it can be useful. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[CONNECTOR]: clean up {,__}cn_rx_skb()Li Zefan1-26/+4
- __cn_rx_skb() does nothing but calls cn_call_callback(), it doesn't check skb and msg sizes as the comment suggests, but cn_rx_skb() checks those sizes. - In cn_rx_skb() Local variable 'len' is not used. 'len' is probably intended to be passed to skb_pull(), but here skb_pull() is not needed, instead skb_free() is called. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-28[CONNECTOR]: add a missing break in cn_netlink_send()Li Zefan1-0/+1
Each entry in the list has a unique id, so just break out of the loop if the matched id is found. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-08[CONNECTOR]: Don't touch queue dev after decrement of ref count.Li Zefan1-1/+1
cn_queue_free_callback() will touch 'dev'(i.e. cbq->pdev), so it should be called before atomic_dec(&dev->refcnt). Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-01-04[CONNECTOR]: Return proper error code in cn_call_callback()Li Zefan1-0/+2
Error code should be set to EINVAL instead of ENODEV if !queue_work(). There's another call of queue_work() which may set err to EINVAL. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-10-30[CONNECTOR]: Fix a spurious kfree_skb() callMichal Januszewski1-4/+1
Remove a spurious call to kfree_skb() in the connector rx_skb handler. This fixes a regression introduced by the '[NET]: make netlink user -> kernel interface synchronious' patch (cd40b7d3983c708aabe3d3008ec64ffce56d33b0) Signed-off-by: Michal Januszewski <spock@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>

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