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[v2,3/3] libnvdimm/security: ensure sysfs poll thread woke up and fetch updated attr

Message ID 1596494499-9852-3-git-send-email-jane.chu@oracle.com
State Mainlined
Commit 7f674025d9f7321dea11b802cc0ab3f09cbe51c5
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Series [v2,1/3] libnvdimm/security: fix a typo | expand

Commit Message

Jane Chu Aug. 3, 2020, 10:41 p.m. UTC
commit 7d988097c546 ("acpi/nfit, libnvdimm/security: Add security DSM overwrite support")
adds a sysfs_notify_dirent() to wake up userspace poll thread when the "overwrite"
operation has completed. But the notification is issued before the internal
dimm security state and flags have been updated, so the userspace poll thread
wakes up and fetches the not-yet-updated attr and falls back to sleep, forever.
But if user from another terminal issue "ndctl wait-overwrite nmemX" again,
the command returns instantly.

Cc: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Fixes: 7d988097c546 ("acpi/nfit, libnvdimm/security: Add security DSM overwrite support")
Signed-off-by: Jane Chu <jane.chu@oracle.com>
Reviewed-by: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
---
 drivers/nvdimm/security.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Comments

Ira Weiny Aug. 6, 2020, 7:26 p.m. UTC | #1
On Mon, Aug 03, 2020 at 04:41:39PM -0600, Jane Chu wrote:
> commit 7d988097c546 ("acpi/nfit, libnvdimm/security: Add security DSM overwrite support")
> adds a sysfs_notify_dirent() to wake up userspace poll thread when the "overwrite"
> operation has completed. But the notification is issued before the internal
> dimm security state and flags have been updated, so the userspace poll thread
> wakes up and fetches the not-yet-updated attr and falls back to sleep, forever.
> But if user from another terminal issue "ndctl wait-overwrite nmemX" again,
> the command returns instantly.
> 
> Cc: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
> Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
> Fixes: 7d988097c546 ("acpi/nfit, libnvdimm/security: Add security DSM overwrite support")
> Signed-off-by: Jane Chu <jane.chu@oracle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>

Reviewed-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>

> ---
>  drivers/nvdimm/security.c | 11 ++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/nvdimm/security.c b/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
> index 8f3971c..4b80150 100644
> --- a/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
> +++ b/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
> @@ -450,14 +450,19 @@ void __nvdimm_security_overwrite_query(struct nvdimm *nvdimm)
>  	else
>  		dev_dbg(&nvdimm->dev, "overwrite completed\n");
>  
> -	if (nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state)
> -		sysfs_notify_dirent(nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state);
> +	/*
> +	 * Mark the overwrite work done and update dimm security flags,
> +	 * then send a sysfs event notification to wake up userspace
> +	 * poll threads to picked up the changed state.
> +	 */
>  	nvdimm->sec.overwrite_tmo = 0;
>  	clear_bit(NDD_SECURITY_OVERWRITE, &nvdimm->flags);
>  	clear_bit(NDD_WORK_PENDING, &nvdimm->flags);
> -	put_device(&nvdimm->dev);
>  	nvdimm->sec.flags = nvdimm_security_flags(nvdimm, NVDIMM_USER);
>  	nvdimm->sec.ext_flags = nvdimm_security_flags(nvdimm, NVDIMM_MASTER);
> +	if (nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state)
> +		sysfs_notify_dirent(nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state);
> +	put_device(&nvdimm->dev);
>  }
>  
>  void nvdimm_security_overwrite_query(struct work_struct *work)
> -- 
> 1.8.3.1
>
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diff --git a/drivers/nvdimm/security.c b/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
index 8f3971c..4b80150 100644
--- a/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
+++ b/drivers/nvdimm/security.c
@@ -450,14 +450,19 @@  void __nvdimm_security_overwrite_query(struct nvdimm *nvdimm)
 	else
 		dev_dbg(&nvdimm->dev, "overwrite completed\n");
 
-	if (nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state)
-		sysfs_notify_dirent(nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state);
+	/*
+	 * Mark the overwrite work done and update dimm security flags,
+	 * then send a sysfs event notification to wake up userspace
+	 * poll threads to picked up the changed state.
+	 */
 	nvdimm->sec.overwrite_tmo = 0;
 	clear_bit(NDD_SECURITY_OVERWRITE, &nvdimm->flags);
 	clear_bit(NDD_WORK_PENDING, &nvdimm->flags);
-	put_device(&nvdimm->dev);
 	nvdimm->sec.flags = nvdimm_security_flags(nvdimm, NVDIMM_USER);
 	nvdimm->sec.ext_flags = nvdimm_security_flags(nvdimm, NVDIMM_MASTER);
+	if (nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state)
+		sysfs_notify_dirent(nvdimm->sec.overwrite_state);
+	put_device(&nvdimm->dev);
 }
 
 void nvdimm_security_overwrite_query(struct work_struct *work)