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[Xen-devel] [PATCH] pvcalls-front: Use GFP_ATOMIC under spin_lock

The problem is that we call this with a spin lock held.
The call tree is:
pvcalls_front_accept() holds bedata->socket_lock.
    -> create_active()
        -> __get_free_pages() uses GFP_KERNEL

The create_active() function is only called from pvcalls_front_accept()
with a spin_lock held, The allocation is not allowed to sleep and
GFP_KERNEL is not sufficient, it has to be ATOMIC.

This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Signed-off-by: Wen Yang <wen.yang99@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@xxxxxxx>
CC: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Juergen Gross <jgross@xxxxxxxx>
CC: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
CC: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 drivers/xen/pvcalls-front.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/xen/pvcalls-front.c b/drivers/xen/pvcalls-front.c
index 2f11ca72a281..f2bbc06a0f7f 100644
--- a/drivers/xen/pvcalls-front.c
+++ b/drivers/xen/pvcalls-front.c
@@ -344,11 +344,11 @@ static int create_active(struct sock_mapping *map, int 
        map->active.ring = (struct pvcalls_data_intf *)
-               __get_free_page(GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO);
+               __get_free_page(GFP_ATOMIC | __GFP_ZERO);
        if (map->active.ring == NULL)
                goto out_error;
        map->active.ring->ring_order = PVCALLS_RING_ORDER;
-       bytes = (void *)__get_free_pages(GFP_KERNEL | __GFP_ZERO,
+       bytes = (void *)__get_free_pages(GFP_ATOMIC | __GFP_ZERO,
        if (bytes == NULL)
                goto out_error;

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