kernel/watchdog.c: control hard lockup detection default
[sfrench/cifs-2.6.git] / kernel / watchdog.c
index ff7fd80bef994d07730ac87de9602dc750600934..49e9537f3673714772c4aa042973f1f53b5ed56c 100644 (file)
@@ -59,6 +59,25 @@ static unsigned long soft_lockup_nmi_warn;
 static int hardlockup_panic =
                        CONFIG_BOOTPARAM_HARDLOCKUP_PANIC_VALUE;
 
+static bool hardlockup_detector_enabled = true;
+/*
+ * We may not want to enable hard lockup detection by default in all cases,
+ * for example when running the kernel as a guest on a hypervisor. In these
+ * cases this function can be called to disable hard lockup detection. This
+ * function should only be executed once by the boot processor before the
+ * kernel command line parameters are parsed, because otherwise it is not
+ * possible to override this in hardlockup_panic_setup().
+ */
+void watchdog_enable_hardlockup_detector(bool val)
+{
+       hardlockup_detector_enabled = val;
+}
+
+bool watchdog_hardlockup_detector_is_enabled(void)
+{
+       return hardlockup_detector_enabled;
+}
+
 static int __init hardlockup_panic_setup(char *str)
 {
        if (!strncmp(str, "panic", 5))
@@ -67,6 +86,14 @@ static int __init hardlockup_panic_setup(char *str)
                hardlockup_panic = 0;
        else if (!strncmp(str, "0", 1))
                watchdog_user_enabled = 0;
+       else if (!strncmp(str, "1", 1) || !strncmp(str, "2", 1)) {
+               /*
+                * Setting 'nmi_watchdog=1' or 'nmi_watchdog=2' (legacy option)
+                * has the same effect.
+                */
+               watchdog_user_enabled = 1;
+               watchdog_enable_hardlockup_detector(true);
+       }
        return 1;
 }
 __setup("nmi_watchdog=", hardlockup_panic_setup);
@@ -465,6 +492,15 @@ static int watchdog_nmi_enable(unsigned int cpu)
        struct perf_event_attr *wd_attr;
        struct perf_event *event = per_cpu(watchdog_ev, cpu);
 
+       /*
+        * Some kernels need to default hard lockup detection to
+        * 'disabled', for example a guest on a hypervisor.
+        */
+       if (!watchdog_hardlockup_detector_is_enabled()) {
+               event = ERR_PTR(-ENOENT);
+               goto handle_err;
+       }
+
        /* is it already setup and enabled? */
        if (event && event->state > PERF_EVENT_STATE_OFF)
                goto out;
@@ -479,6 +515,7 @@ static int watchdog_nmi_enable(unsigned int cpu)
        /* Try to register using hardware perf events */
        event = perf_event_create_kernel_counter(wd_attr, cpu, NULL, watchdog_overflow_callback, NULL);
 
+handle_err:
        /* save cpu0 error for future comparision */
        if (cpu == 0 && IS_ERR(event))
                cpu0_err = PTR_ERR(event);
@@ -624,11 +661,13 @@ int proc_dowatchdog(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
                    void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos)
 {
        int err, old_thresh, old_enabled;
+       bool old_hardlockup;
        static DEFINE_MUTEX(watchdog_proc_mutex);
 
        mutex_lock(&watchdog_proc_mutex);
        old_thresh = ACCESS_ONCE(watchdog_thresh);
        old_enabled = ACCESS_ONCE(watchdog_user_enabled);
+       old_hardlockup = watchdog_hardlockup_detector_is_enabled();
 
        err = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, lenp, ppos);
        if (err || !write)
@@ -640,15 +679,22 @@ int proc_dowatchdog(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
         * disabled. The 'watchdog_running' variable check in
         * watchdog_*_all_cpus() function takes care of this.
         */
-       if (watchdog_user_enabled && watchdog_thresh)
+       if (watchdog_user_enabled && watchdog_thresh) {
+               /*
+                * Prevent a change in watchdog_thresh accidentally overriding
+                * the enablement of the hardlockup detector.
+                */
+               if (watchdog_user_enabled != old_enabled)
+                       watchdog_enable_hardlockup_detector(true);
                err = watchdog_enable_all_cpus(old_thresh != watchdog_thresh);
-       else
+       else
                watchdog_disable_all_cpus();
 
        /* Restore old values on failure */
        if (err) {
                watchdog_thresh = old_thresh;
                watchdog_user_enabled = old_enabled;
+               watchdog_enable_hardlockup_detector(old_hardlockup);
        }
 out:
        mutex_unlock(&watchdog_proc_mutex);