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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] sched: fix race between sched_move_domain() and vcpu_wake()

On 10/10/2013 18:29, "David Vrabel" <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> sched_move_domain() changes v->processor for all the domain's VCPUs.
> If another domain, softirq etc. triggers a simultaneous call to
> vcpu_wake() (e.g., by setting an event channel as pending), then
> vcpu_wake() may lock one schedule lock and try to unlock another.
> vcpu_schedule_lock() attempts to handle this but only does so for the
> window between reading the schedule_lock from the per-CPU data and the
> spin_lock() call.  This does not help with sched_move_domain()
> changing v->processor between the calls to vcpu_schedule_lock() and
> vcpu_schedule_unlock().
> Fix the race by taking the schedule_lock for v->processor in
> sched_move_domain().
> Signed-off-by: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Juergen Gross <juergen.gross@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxx>

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