[PATCH AUTOSEL 5.2 13/23] drm/i915/userptr: Acquire the page lock around set_page_dirty()

Sasha Levin sashal at kernel.org
Thu Sep 12 22:50:43 UTC 2019

On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 11:51:33PM +0300, Thomas Backlund wrote:
>Den 03-09-2019 kl. 19:24, skrev Sasha Levin:
>>From: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
>>[ Upstream commit aa56a292ce623734ddd30f52d73f527d1f3529b5 ]
>>set_page_dirty says:
>>	For pages with a mapping this should be done under the page lock
>>	for the benefit of asynchronous memory errors who prefer a
>>	consistent dirty state. This rule can be broken in some special
>>	cases, but should be better not to.
>>Under those rules, it is only safe for us to use the plain set_page_dirty
>>calls for shmemfs/anonymous memory. Userptr may be used with real
>>mappings and so needs to use the locked version (set_page_dirty_lock).
>>Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=203317
>>Fixes: 5cc9ed4b9a7a ("drm/i915: Introduce mapping of user pages into video memory (userptr) ioctl")
>>References: 6dcc693bc57f ("ext4: warn when page is dirtied without buffers")
>>Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
>>Cc: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at intel.com>
>>Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
>>Reviewed-by: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at intel.com>
>>Link: https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/msgid/20190708140327.26825-1-chris@chris-wilson.co.uk
>>(cherry picked from commit cb6d7c7dc7ff8cace666ddec66334117a6068ce2)
>>Signed-off-by: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula at intel.com>
>>Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal at kernel.org>
>>  drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_userptr.c | 10 +++++++++-
>>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_userptr.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_userptr.c
>>index 8079ea3af1039..b1fc15c7f5997 100644
>>--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_userptr.c
>>+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_userptr.c
>>@@ -678,7 +678,15 @@ i915_gem_userptr_put_pages(struct drm_i915_gem_object *obj,
>>  	for_each_sgt_page(page, sgt_iter, pages) {
>>  		if (obj->mm.dirty)
>>-			set_page_dirty(page);
>>+			/*
>>+			 * As this may not be anonymous memory (e.g. shmem)
>>+			 * but exist on a real mapping, we have to lock
>>+			 * the page in order to dirty it -- holding
>>+			 * the page reference is not sufficient to
>>+			 * prevent the inode from being truncated.
>>+			 * Play safe and take the lock.
>>+			 */
>>+			set_page_dirty_lock(page);
>>  		mark_page_accessed(page);
>>  		put_page(page);
>Please drop this one from all 5.2 and 4.19 stable queues
>It has now been reverted in Linus tree:

Now dropped, thank you.


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