On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 11:01:46AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> From: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
> commit 578bc3ef1e473a ("ipvs: reorganize dest trash") added
> rcu_barrier() on cleanup to wait dest users and schedulers
> like LBLC and LBLCR to put their last dest reference.
> Using rcu_barrier with many namespaces is problematic.
> Trying to fix it by freeing dest with kfree_rcu is not
> a solution, RCU callbacks can run in parallel and execution
> order is random.
> Fix it by creating new function ip_vs_dest_put_and_free()
> which is heavier than ip_vs_dest_put(). We will use it just
> for schedulers like LBLC, LBLCR that can delay their dest
> By default, dests reference is above 0 if they are present in
> service and it is 0 when deleted but still in trash list.
> Change the dest trash code to use ip_vs_dest_put_and_free(),
> so that refcnt -1 can be used for freeing. As result,
> such checks remain in slow path and the rcu_barrier() from
> netns cleanup can be removed.
I can enqueue this fix to nf if you like. No need to resend, I can
Let me know.
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