Re: [PATCH 2/2] driver core: Fix possible supplier PM-usage counter imbalance
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Tue Feb 12 2019 - 17:09:12 EST
On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 10:03 PM Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 at 13:10, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@xxxxxxxxx>
> > If a stateless device link to a certain supplier with
> > DL_FLAG_PM_RUNTIME set in the flags is added and then removed by the
> > consumer driver's probe callback, the supplier's PM-runtime usage
> > counter will be nonzero after that which effectively causes the
> > supplier to remain "always on" going forward.
> > Namely, device_link_add() called to add the link invokes
> > device_link_rpm_prepare() which notices that the consumer driver is
> > probing, so it increments the supplier's PM-runtime usage counter
> > with the assumption that the link will stay around until
> > pm_runtime_put_suppliers() is called by driver_probe_device(),
> > but if the link goes away before that point, the supplier's
> > PM-runtime usage counter will remain nonzero.
> > To prevent that from happening, first rework pm_runtime_get_suppliers()
> > and pm_runtime_put_suppliers() to use the rpm_active refounts of device
> > links and make the latter only drop rpm_active and the supplier's
> > PM-runtime usage counter for each link by one, unless rpm_active is
> > one already for it. Next, modify device_link_add() to bump up the
> > new link's rpm_active refcount and the suppliers PM-runtime usage
> > counter by two, to prevent pm_runtime_put_suppliers(), if it is
> > called subsequently, from suspending the supplier prematurely (in
> > case its PM-runtime usage counter goes down to 0 in there).
> > Due to the way rpm_put_suppliers() works, this change does not
> > affect runtime suspend of the consumer ends of new device links (or,
> > generally, device links for which DL_FLAG_PM_RUNTIME has just been
> > set).
> > Fixes: e2f3cd831a28 ("driver core: Fix handling of runtime PM flags in device_link_add()")
> > Reported-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@xxxxxxxxx>
> I have tested a several various common probe sequences (including
> error paths) by using my RPM test driver, no issues found. Of course
> it also fixes the problem that occurred while deleting the device link
> during ->probe(). Thanks a lot!
> Reviewed-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@xxxxxxxxxx>