[patch 19/21] net, 8139too.c: fix netpoll deadlock

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 20:41:47 EST

-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>

[PATCH] net, 8139too.c: fix netpoll deadlock

fix deadlock in the 8139too driver: poll handlers should never forcibly
enable local interrupts, because they might be used by netpoll/printk
from IRQ context.

[ INFO: inconsistent lock state ]
2.6.19 #11
inconsistent {softirq-on-W} -> {in-softirq-W} usage.
swapper/1 [HC0[0]:SC1[1]:HE1:SE0] takes:
(&npinfo->poll_lock){-+..}, at: [<c0350a41>] net_rx_action+0x64/0x1de
{softirq-on-W} state was registered at:
[<c0134c86>] mark_lock+0x5b/0x39c
[<c0135012>] mark_held_locks+0x4b/0x68
[<c01351e9>] trace_hardirqs_on+0x115/0x139
[<c02879e6>] rtl8139_poll+0x3d7/0x3f4
[<c035c85d>] netpoll_poll+0x82/0x32f
[<c035c775>] netpoll_send_skb+0xc9/0x12f
[<c035cdcc>] netpoll_send_udp+0x253/0x25b
[<c0288463>] write_msg+0x40/0x65
[<c011cead>] __call_console_drivers+0x45/0x51
[<c011cf16>] _call_console_drivers+0x5d/0x61
[<c011d4fb>] release_console_sem+0x11f/0x1d8
[<c011d7d7>] register_console+0x1ac/0x1b3
[<c02883f8>] init_netconsole+0x55/0x67
[<c010040c>] init+0x9a/0x24e
[<c01049cf>] kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10
[<ffffffff>] 0xffffffff
irq event stamp: 819992
hardirqs last enabled at (819992): [<c0350a16>] net_rx_action+0x39/0x1de
hardirqs last disabled at (819991): [<c0350b1e>] net_rx_action+0x141/0x1de
softirqs last enabled at (817552): [<c01214e4>] __do_softirq+0xa3/0xa8
softirqs last disabled at (819987): [<c0106051>] do_softirq+0x5b/0xc9

other info that might help us debug this:
no locks held by swapper/1.

stack backtrace:
[<c0104d88>] dump_trace+0x63/0x1e8
[<c0104f26>] show_trace_log_lvl+0x19/0x2e
[<c010532d>] show_trace+0x12/0x14
[<c0105343>] dump_stack+0x14/0x16
[<c0134980>] print_usage_bug+0x23c/0x246
[<c0134d33>] mark_lock+0x108/0x39c
[<c01356a7>] __lock_acquire+0x361/0x9ed
[<c0136018>] lock_acquire+0x56/0x72
[<c03aff1f>] _spin_lock+0x35/0x42
[<c0350a41>] net_rx_action+0x64/0x1de
[<c0121493>] __do_softirq+0x52/0xa8
[<c0106051>] do_softirq+0x5b/0xc9
[<c0121338>] irq_exit+0x3c/0x48
[<c0106163>] do_IRQ+0xa4/0xbd
[<c01047c6>] common_interrupt+0x2e/0x34
[<c011db92>] vprintk+0x2c0/0x309
[<c011dbf6>] printk+0x1b/0x1d
[<c01003f2>] init+0x80/0x24e
[<c01049cf>] kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10

Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Jeff Garzik <jeff@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>

drivers/net/8139too.c | 5 +++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- linux-
+++ linux-
@@ -2129,14 +2129,15 @@ static int rtl8139_poll(struct net_devic

if (done) {
+ unsigned long flags;
* Order is important since data can get interrupted
* again when we think we are done.
- local_irq_disable();
+ local_irq_save(flags);
RTL_W16_F(IntrMask, rtl8139_intr_mask);
- local_irq_enable();
+ local_irq_restore(flags);

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