[PATCH v2 1/3] drm: use the lookup lock in drm_is_current_master

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Tue Jul 27 13:04:55 UTC 2021


On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 07:18:22PM +0800, Desmond Cheong Zhi Xi wrote:
> Inside drm_is_current_master, using the outer drm_device.master_mutex
> to protect reads of drm_file.master makes the function prone to creating
> lock hierarchy inversions. Instead, we can use the
> drm_file.master_lookup_lock that sits at the bottom of the lock
> hierarchy.
> 
> Reported-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
> Signed-off-by: Desmond Cheong Zhi Xi <desmondcheongzx at gmail.com>
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>

Applied to drm-misc-next, thanks for your patch.
-Daniel

> ---
>  drivers/gpu/drm/drm_auth.c | 9 +++++----
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_auth.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_auth.c
> index f00354bec3fb..9c24b8cc8e36 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_auth.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_auth.c
> @@ -63,8 +63,9 @@
>  
>  static bool drm_is_current_master_locked(struct drm_file *fpriv)
>  {
> -	lockdep_assert_held_once(&fpriv->minor->dev->master_mutex);
> -
> +	/* Either drm_device.master_mutex or drm_file.master_lookup_lock
> +	 * should be held here.
> +	 */
>  	return fpriv->is_master && drm_lease_owner(fpriv->master) == fpriv->minor->dev->master;
>  }
>  
> @@ -82,9 +83,9 @@ bool drm_is_current_master(struct drm_file *fpriv)
>  {
>  	bool ret;
>  
> -	mutex_lock(&fpriv->minor->dev->master_mutex);
> +	spin_lock(&fpriv->master_lookup_lock);
>  	ret = drm_is_current_master_locked(fpriv);
> -	mutex_unlock(&fpriv->minor->dev->master_mutex);
> +	spin_unlock(&fpriv->master_lookup_lock);
>  
>  	return ret;
>  }
> -- 
> 2.25.1
> 

-- 
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
http://blog.ffwll.ch


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