Commit d28139c4 authored by Paul E. McKenney's avatar Paul E. McKenney

rcu: Apply RCU-bh QSes to RCU-sched and RCU-preempt when safe

One necessary step towards consolidating the three flavors of RCU is to
make sure that the resulting consolidated "one flavor to rule them all"
correctly handles networking denial-of-service attacks.  One thing that
allows RCU-bh to do so is that __do_softirq() invokes rcu_bh_qs() every
so often, and so something similar has to happen for consolidated RCU.

This must be done carefully.  For example, if a preemption-disabled
region of code takes an interrupt which does softirq processing before
returning, consolidated RCU must ignore the resulting rcu_bh_qs()
invocations -- preemption is still disabled, and that means an RCU
reader for the consolidated flavor.

This commit therefore creates a new rcu_softirq_qs() that is called only
from the ksoftirqd task, thus avoiding the interrupted-a-preempted-region
problem.  This new rcu_softirq_qs() function invokes rcu_sched_qs(),
rcu_preempt_qs(), and rcu_preempt_deferred_qs().  The latter call handles
any deferred quiescent states.

Note that __do_softirq() still invokes rcu_bh_qs().  It will continue to
do so until a later stage of cleanup when the RCU-bh flavor is removed.
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <>
[ paulmck: Fix !SMP issue located by kbuild test robot. ]
parent e11ec65c
......@@ -90,6 +90,11 @@ static inline void kfree_call_rcu(struct rcu_head *head,
call_rcu(head, func);
static inline void rcu_softirq_qs(void)
#define rcu_note_context_switch(preempt) \
do { \
rcu_sched_qs(); \
......@@ -30,6 +30,7 @@
void rcu_softirq_qs(void);
void rcu_note_context_switch(bool preempt);
int rcu_needs_cpu(u64 basem, u64 *nextevt);
void rcu_cpu_stall_reset(void);
......@@ -255,6 +255,13 @@ void rcu_bh_qs(void)
void rcu_softirq_qs(void)
* Steal a bit from the bottom of ->dynticks for idle entry/exit
* control. Initially this is for TLB flushing.
......@@ -433,6 +433,7 @@ DECLARE_PER_CPU(char, rcu_cpu_has_work);
/* Forward declarations for rcutree_plugin.h */
static void rcu_bootup_announce(void);
static void rcu_preempt_qs(void);
static void rcu_preempt_note_context_switch(bool preempt);
static int rcu_preempt_blocked_readers_cgp(struct rcu_node *rnp);
......@@ -974,6 +974,11 @@ static void __init rcu_bootup_announce(void)
/* Because preemptible RCU does not exist, we can ignore its QSes. */
static void rcu_preempt_qs(void)
* Because preemptible RCU does not exist, we never have to check for
* CPUs being in quiescent states.
......@@ -302,6 +302,8 @@ asmlinkage __visible void __softirq_entry __do_softirq(void)
if (__this_cpu_read(ksoftirqd) == current)
pending = local_softirq_pending();
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