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[bpf-next,v2,12/16] qede: remove rcu_read_lock() around XDP program invocation

Message ID 20210615145455.564037-13-toke@redhat.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded
Delegated to: BPF
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Series Clean up and document RCU-based object protection for XDP_REDIRECT | expand


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Toke Høiland-Jørgensen June 15, 2021, 2:54 p.m. UTC
The qede driver has rcu_read_lock()/rcu_read_unlock() pairs around XDP
program invocations. However, the actual lifetime of the objects referred
by the XDP program invocation is longer, all the way through to the call to
xdp_do_flush(), making the scope of the rcu_read_lock() too small. This
turns out to be harmless because it all happens in a single NAPI poll
cycle (and thus under local_bh_disable()), but it makes the rcu_read_lock()

Rather than extend the scope of the rcu_read_lock(), just get rid of it
entirely. With the addition of RCU annotations to the XDP_REDIRECT map
types that take bh execution into account, lockdep even understands this to
be safe, so there's really no reason to keep it around.

Cc: Ariel Elior <aelior@marvell.com>
Cc: GR-everest-linux-l2@marvell.com
Signed-off-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com>
 drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qede/qede_fp.c | 7 ++-----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qede/qede_fp.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qede/qede_fp.c
index 8e150dd4f899..d806ab925cee 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qede/qede_fp.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qede/qede_fp.c
@@ -1089,13 +1089,10 @@  static bool qede_rx_xdp(struct qede_dev *edev,
 	xdp_prepare_buff(&xdp, page_address(bd->data), *data_offset,
 			 *len, false);
-	/* Queues always have a full reset currently, so for the time
-	 * being until there's atomic program replace just mark read
-	 * side for map helpers.
+	/* This code is invoked within a single NAPI poll cycle and thus under
+	 * local_bh_disable(), which provides the needed RCU protection.
-	rcu_read_lock();
 	act = bpf_prog_run_xdp(prog, &xdp);
-	rcu_read_unlock();
 	/* Recalculate, as XDP might have changed the headers */
 	*data_offset = xdp.data - xdp.data_hard_start;