1. 07 Mar, 2018 1 commit
  2. 28 Feb, 2018 1 commit
    • Baegjae Sung's avatar
      nvme-multipath: fix sysfs dangerously created links · 9bd82b1a
      Baegjae Sung authored
      If multipathing is enabled, each NVMe subsystem creates a head
      namespace (e.g., nvme0n1) and multiple private namespaces
      (e.g., nvme0c0n1 and nvme0c1n1) in sysfs. When creating links for
      private namespaces, links of head namespace are used, so the
      namespace creation order must be followed (e.g., nvme0n1 ->
      nvme0c1n1). If the order is not followed, links of sysfs will be
      incomplete or kernel panic will occur.
      The kernel panic was:
        kernel BUG at fs/sysfs/symlink.c:27!
        Call Trace:
          nvme_mpath_add_disk_links+0x5d/0x80 [nvme_core]
          nvme_validate_ns+0x5c2/0x850 [nvme_core]
          nvme_scan_work+0x1af/0x2d0 [nvme_core]
      Correct order
      Context A     Context B
      nvme0c0n1     nvme0c1n1
      Incorrect order
      Context A     Context B
      The nvme_mpath_add_disk (for creating head namespace) is called
      just before the nvme_mpath_add_disk_links (for creating private
      namespaces). In nvme_mpath_add_disk, the first context acquires
      the lock of subsystem and creates a head namespace, and other
      contexts do nothing by checking GENHD_FL_UP of a head namespace
      after waiting to acquire the lock. We verified the code with or
      without multipathing using three vendors of dual-port NVMe SSDs.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarBaegjae Sung <baegjae@gmail.com>
      Reviewed-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarKeith Busch <keith.busch@intel.com>
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