[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] ip6mr: Fix RCU list debugging warning

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Mon Feb 24 21:19:41 UTC 2020


From: Amol Grover <frextrite at gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 22:27:27 +0530

> ip6mr_for_each_table() macro uses list_for_each_entry_rcu()
> for traversing outside an RCU read side critical section
> but under the protection of rtnl_mutex. Hence add the
> corresponding lockdep expression to silence the following
> false-positive warnings:
> 
> [    4.319479] =============================
> [    4.319480] WARNING: suspicious RCU usage
> [    4.319482] 5.5.4-stable #17 Tainted: G            E
> [    4.319483] -----------------------------
> [    4.319485] net/ipv6/ip6mr.c:1243 RCU-list traversed in non-reader section!!
> 
> [    4.456831] =============================
> [    4.456832] WARNING: suspicious RCU usage
> [    4.456834] 5.5.4-stable #17 Tainted: G            E
> [    4.456835] -----------------------------
> [    4.456837] net/ipv6/ip6mr.c:1582 RCU-list traversed in non-reader section!!
> 
> Signed-off-by: Amol Grover <frextrite at gmail.com>

Applied, thanks.


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