[Drbd-dev] [PATCH 15/17] drbd: fix for deadlock when using automatic split-brain-recovery

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Mar 27 14:08:47 CET 2013

With an automatic after split-brain recovery policy of
"after-sb-1pri call-pri-lost-after-sb",
when trying to drbd_set_role() to R_SECONDARY,
we run into a deadlock.

This was first recognized and supposedly fixed by
2009-06-10 "Fixed a deadlock when using automatic split brain recovery when both nodes are"
replacing drbd_set_role() with drbd_change_state() in that code-path,
but the first hunk of that patch forgets to remove the drbd_set_role().

We apparently only ever tested the "two primaries" case.

Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner at linbit.com>
Signed-off-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg at linbit.com>
 drivers/block/drbd/drbd_receiver.c |    1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_receiver.c b/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
index 7af0cc7..a75c0b1 100644
--- a/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
+++ b/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
@@ -2662,7 +2662,6 @@ static int drbd_asb_recover_1p(struct drbd_conf *mdev) __must_hold(local)
 		if (hg == -1 && mdev->state.role == R_PRIMARY) {
 			enum drbd_state_rv rv2;
-			drbd_set_role(mdev, R_SECONDARY, 0);
 			 /* drbd_change_state() does not sleep while in SS_IN_TRANSIENT_STATE,
 			  * we might be here in C_WF_REPORT_PARAMS which is transient.
 			  * we do not need to wait for the after state change work either. */

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