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SubjectRe: Debug: sleeping function called from invalid context
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> Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>> How spooky. now I got one too, (minus the noise).
>>
>> Call Trace:
>> [<c0120022>] __might_sleep+0x5b/0x5f
>
> It would be useful to know whether this was triggered by in_atomic() or by
> irqs_disabled(). We're suspecting the latter.
>
>
> diff -puN kernel/sched.c~might_sleep-diags kernel/sched.c
> --- 25/kernel/sched.c~might_sleep-diags Mon Aug 18 14:09:41 2003
> +++ 25-akpm/kernel/sched.c Mon Aug 18 14:11:55 2003
> @@ -2795,13 +2795,19 @@ void __might_sleep(char *file, int line)
> {
> #if defined(in_atomic)
> static unsigned long prev_jiffy; /* ratelimiting */
> + char *msg = NULL;
>
> - if (in_atomic() || irqs_disabled()) {
> + if (in_atomic())
> + msg = "in atomic section";
> + else if (irqs_disabled())
> + msg = "with interrupts disabled";
> +
> + if (msg) {
> if (time_before(jiffies, prev_jiffy + HZ))
> return;
> prev_jiffy = jiffies;
> - printk(KERN_ERR "Debug: sleeping function called from invalid"
> - " context at %s:%d\n", file, line);
> + printk(KERN_ERR "Debug: sleeping function "
> + "called %s at %s:%d\n", msg, file, line);
> dump_stack();
> }
> #endif

Took 5 tries of loading X to get it, and you got it.
(I'm using VGA_CONSOLE.)

Debug: sleeping function called with interrupts disabled at
include/asm/uaccess.h:473
Call Trace:
[<c0120d93>] __might_sleep+0x53/0x74
[<c010d001>] save_v86_state+0x71/0x1f0
[<c010dbd5>] handle_vm86_fault+0xc5/0xa90
[<c019cac8>] ext3_file_write+0x28/0xc0
[<c011cd96>] __change_page_attr+0x26/0x220
[<c010b310>] do_general_protection+0x0/0x90
[<c010a69d>] error_code+0x2d/0x40
[<c0109657>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb

~Randy



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