Commit 12a0b662 authored by Johannes Thumshirn's avatar Johannes Thumshirn Committed by Jens Axboe

nvme: don't hold nvmf_transports_rwsem for more than transport lookups

Only take nvmf_transports_rwsem when doing a lookup of registered
transports, so that a blocking ->create_ctrl doesn't prevent other
actions on /dev/nvme-fabrics.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Thumshirn <>
[hch: increased lock hold time a bit to be safe, added a comment
 and updated the changelog]
Signed-off-by: default avatarChristoph Hellwig <>
Reviewed-by: Sagi Grimberg's avatarSagi Grimberg <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarHannes Reinecke <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJens Axboe <>
parent f39ae471
......@@ -952,6 +952,7 @@ nvmf_create_ctrl(struct device *dev, const char *buf, size_t count)
ret = -EBUSY;
goto out_unlock;
ret = nvmf_check_required_opts(opts, ops->required_opts);
if (ret)
......@@ -968,11 +969,11 @@ nvmf_create_ctrl(struct device *dev, const char *buf, size_t count)
return ctrl;
goto out_free_opts;
......@@ -124,6 +124,9 @@ struct nvmf_ctrl_options {
* 1. At minimum, 'required_opts' and 'allowed_opts' should
* be set to the same enum parsing options defined earlier.
* 2. create_ctrl() must be defined (even if it does nothing)
* 3. struct nvmf_transport_ops must be statically allocated in the
* modules .bss section so that a pure module_get on @module
* prevents the memory from beeing freed.
struct nvmf_transport_ops {
struct list_head entry;
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