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SubjectRe: 2.4.21-pre3 kernel crash
On Tue, Jan 28 2003, J.A. Magallon wrote:
>
> On 2003.01.27 Jens Axboe wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 27 2003, Martin MOKREJ? wrote:
> > > On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Ross Biro wrote:
> > >
> > > > This looks like the same problem I ran into with IDE and highmem not
> > > > getting along. Try compiling your kernel with out highmem enabled and
> > > > see what happenes.
> > >
> > > Yes, that "fixes" it. Any "better solution"? ;-)
> > >
> > > > >Trace; c024dfc1 <ide_build_sglist+181/1a0>
> > > > >Trace; c024e1b4 <ide_build_dmatable+54/1a0>
> > > > >Trace; c024e6df <__ide_dma_read+3f/150>
> >
> > Someone completely lost the highmem capable scatterlist setup, *boggle*.
> > This should fix it.
> >
>
> Applied on top of 2.4.21-pre3-aa (no highmem), it makes my box hang on drive
> detection:
>
> PIIX4: IDE controller at PCI slot 00:07.1
> PIIX4: chipset revision 1
> PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
> ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
> ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
> hda:
>
> <hangs here>
>
> normal startup says:
>
> hda: Conner Peripherals 1080MB - CFS1081A, ATA DISK drive
> hdb: TOSHIBA DVD-ROM SD-M1712, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> blk: queue 403386e0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
> hdc: YAMAHA CRW8424E, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> hdd: IOMEGA ZIP 250 ATAPI, ATAPI FLOPPY drive
> ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
> ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
> hda: task_no_data_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> hda: task_no_data_intr: error=0x04 { DriveStatusError }
> hda: 2114180 sectors (1082 MB), CHS=524/64/63, DMA

Reviewing the patch, it did have a nasty bug, didn't iterate
buffer_heads at all so a clustered request will fail. Attached version
should work.

===== drivers/ide/ide-dma.c 1.7 vs edited =====
--- 1.7/drivers/ide/ide-dma.c Wed Nov 20 18:46:24 2002
+++ edited/drivers/ide/ide-dma.c Tue Jan 28 00:23:45 2003
@@ -249,6 +249,7 @@
{
struct buffer_head *bh;
struct scatterlist *sg = hwif->sg_table;
+ unsigned long lastdataend = ~0UL;
int nents = 0;

if (hwif->sg_dma_active)
@@ -256,24 +257,30 @@

bh = rq->bh;
do {
- unsigned char *virt_addr = bh->b_data;
- unsigned int size = bh->b_size;
+ if (bh_phys(bh) == lastdataend) {
+ sg[nents - 1].length += bh->b_size;
+ lastdataend += bh->b_size;
+ continue;
+ }

if (nents >= PRD_ENTRIES)
return 0;

- while ((bh = bh->b_reqnext) != NULL) {
- if ((virt_addr + size) != (unsigned char *) bh->b_data)
- break;
- size += bh->b_size;
- }
memset(&sg[nents], 0, sizeof(*sg));
- sg[nents].address = virt_addr;
- sg[nents].length = size;
- if(size == 0)
- BUG();
+ if (bh->b_page) {
+ sg[nents].page = bh->b_page;
+ sg[nents].offset = bh_offset(bh);
+ } else {
+ if (((unsigned long) bh->b_data) < PAGE_SIZE)
+ BUG();
+
+ sg[nents].address = bh->b_data;
+ }
+
+ sg[nents].length = bh->b_size;
+ lastdataend = bh_phys(bh) + bh->b_size;
nents++;
- } while (bh != NULL);
+ } while ((bh = bh->b_reqnext) != NULL);

if(nents == 0)
BUG();
--
Jens Axboe

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