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Re: [dm-devel] map removal and multipathd



Nice hunt, applied.
Glad to see this long standing issue get the attention it deserved :)

I suspect this patch will also plugs an annoying memory leak I spotted
recently. Will check.

Regards,
cvaroqui

On ven, 2005-07-15 at 11:08 -0400, goggin, edward wrote:
> I've found the removal of a multipath map (or all of them for that matter)
> to be troublesome
> for multipathd, particularly its waitevent pthreads.  The dm driver in the
> kernel was not waking
> up the dm event waiters so they stayed in the kernel where each one held a
> reference on the
> mapped device and its table.  This held reference prevented the multipathd
> from receiving either
> a uevent or a hotplug event for the removal of the multipath block device --
> since it is not removed
> in this case.
> 
> --- drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c.orig	2005-07-14 13:33:56.000000000 -0500
> +++ drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c	2005-07-14 22:01:04.000000000 -0500
> @@ -226,10 +226,22 @@
>  
>  static void __hash_remove(struct hash_cell *hc)
>  {
> +	struct dm_table *table;
> +
>  	/* remove from the dev hash */
>  	list_del(&hc->uuid_list);
>  	list_del(&hc->name_list);
>  	unregister_with_devfs(hc);
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * Wakeup any dm event waiters.
> +	 */
> +	table = dm_get_table(hc->md);
> +	if (table) {
> +		dm_table_event(table);
> +		dm_table_put(table);
> +	}
> +
>  	dm_put(hc->md);
>  	if (hc->new_map)
>  		dm_table_put(hc->new_map);
> 
> With dm-ioctl.c patched to wake up waiting dm event threads when a mapped
> device is removed,
> multipathd has issues.  Fixed 3 bugs
> 
> 	(1) update_multipath wasn't dealing with an error from
> setup_multipath.  Setup_multipath
> 	error path involved the call chain
> update_multipath_strings->update_multipath_table->
> 	dm_get_map->dm_task_run->ioctl.  Since the mpp structure for a block
> device could be
> 	deallocated in setup_multipath, the multipathd could SIGSEGV when it
> referenced the
> 	deallocated mpp memory in update_multipath.
> 
> 	(2) The waitevent pthread's dm task structure memory was getting
> destroyed twice if
> 	it ever broke out of its waitevent loop due to the call to
> waiteventloop returning < 0.  I
> 	set wp->dmt to null after waiteventloop called dm_task_destroy to
> prevent free_waiter
> 	from doing likewise.
> 
> 	(3) setup_multipath was not removing the mpp ptr from the
> allpaths->mpvec vector if it
> 	deallocated the mpp structure memory due to the error occurrence
> mentioned in (1).
> 	This omission would cause multipathd mpvec_garbage_collector to
> SIGSEGV.
> 	Fixed uev_add_map since it had the same issue.
> 
> diff --git a/multipathd/main.c b/multipathd/main.c
> --- a/multipathd/main.c
> +++ b/multipathd/main.c
> @@ -207,6 +207,7 @@ static int
>  setup_multipath (struct paths * allpaths, struct multipath * mpp)
>  {
>  	char * wwid;
> +	int i;
>  
>  	wwid = get_mpe_wwid(mpp->alias);
>  
> @@ -227,6 +228,12 @@ setup_multipath (struct paths * allpaths
>  
>  	return 0;
>  out:
> +	/*
> +	 * purge the multipath vector
> +	 */
> +	if ((i = find_slot(allpaths->mpvec, (void *)mpp)) != -1)
> +		vector_del_slot(allpaths->mpvec, i);
> +
>  	free_multipath(mpp, KEEP_PATHS);
>  	condlog(0, "failed to setup multipath");
>  	return 1;
> @@ -275,7 +282,8 @@ update_multipath (struct paths *allpaths
>  	free_pgvec(mpp->pg, KEEP_PATHS);
>  	mpp->pg = NULL;
>  
> -	setup_multipath(allpaths, mpp);
> +	if (setup_multipath(allpaths, mpp))
> +		goto out; /* mpp freed in setup_multipath */
>  
>  	/*
>  	 * compare checkers states with DM states
> @@ -311,7 +319,8 @@ free_waiter (void * data)
>  {
>  	struct event_thread * wp = (struct event_thread *)data;
>  
> -	dm_task_destroy(wp->dmt);
> +	if (wp->dmt)
> +		dm_task_destroy(wp->dmt);
>  	FREE(wp);
>  }
>  
> @@ -344,6 +353,7 @@ waiteventloop (struct event_thread * wai
>  	dm_task_run(waiter->dmt);
>  	pthread_testcancel();
>  	dm_task_destroy(waiter->dmt);
> +	waiter->dmt = NULL;
>  
>  	waiter->event_nr++;
>  
> @@ -509,7 +519,7 @@ remove_maps (struct paths * allpaths)
>  int
>  uev_add_map (char * devname, struct paths * allpaths)
>  {
> -	int major, minor;
> +	int major, minor, i;
>  	char dev_t[BLK_DEV_SIZE];
>  	char * alias;
>  	struct multipath * mpp;
> @@ -570,6 +580,12 @@ uev_add_map (char * devname, struct path
>  	return 0;
>  out:
>  	condlog(2, "add %s devmap failed", mpp->alias);
> +	/*
> +	 * purge the multipath vector
> +	 */
> +	if ((i = find_slot(allpaths->mpvec, (void *)mpp)) != -1)
> +		vector_del_slot(allpaths->mpvec, i);
> +
>  	free_multipath(mpp, KEEP_PATHS);
>  	return 1;
>  }
> @@ -874,7 +890,8 @@ get_dm_mpvec (struct paths * allpaths)
>  		return 1;
>  
>  	vector_foreach_slot (allpaths->mpvec, mpp, i) {
> -		setup_multipath(allpaths, mpp);
> +		if (setup_multipath(allpaths, mpp))
> +			return 1;
>  		mpp->minor = dm_get_minor(mpp->alias);
>  		start_waiter_thread(mpp, allpaths);
>  	}
> 
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