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SubjectRe: [PATCH] add check do_direct_IO() return val
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On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 16:38 -0700, Zach Brown wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2007, at 2:58 PM, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
>
> > On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 14:45 -0700, Zach Brown wrote:
> >>> I am also taking a look at it right now.
> >>
> >> Are we having a race to write a little test app that reproduces the
> >> problem? :)
> >
> > Nope. Feel free to write the test case.
>
> Well, I'm having a heck of a time getting this to fail. It looks
> possible, though. Joe, were you guys able to narrow it down to a
> reproducible test case? Do you have any oops output messages from
> the crashes?

Here is what I got earlier..

Thanks,
Badari


Hi all,
Add some backgrounds:

When doing fio test on kernel 2.6.22, we got oops,
--------------------------------------------------------------
BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 23c070bf
printing eip:
c04a07fd
*pdpt = 000000001ff88001
*pde = 0000000000000000
Oops: 0000 [#1]
SMP
Modules linked in: netconsole autofs4 hidp nfs lockd nfs_acl rfcomm l2cap
bluetooth sunrpc ib_iser rdma_cm ib_cm iw_cm ib_sa ib_mad ib_core ib_addr
/@ iscsi_tcp libiscsi scsi_transport_iscsi dm_mirror dm_multipath dm_mod
video /
sbs button battery ac ipv6 parport_pc lp parport i2c_piix4 i2c_core
cfi_probe
gen_probe floppy scb2_flash sg mtdcore chipreg tg3 e1000 serio_raw ide_cd
/@ cdrom aic7xxx scsi_transport_spi sd_mod scsi_mod ext3 jbd ehci_hcd
ohci_hcd /
uhci_hcd
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<c04a07fd>] Not tainted VLI
EFLAGS: 00010293 (2.6.22 #2)
EIP is at bio_get_nr_vecs+0x0/0x30
eax: 23c07063 ebx: 00000003 ecx: ffffffff edx: 00000000
esi: de5cef74 edi: f54a9600 ebp: 00000000 esp: de5ceca8
ds: 007b es: 007b fs: 00d8 gs: 0033 ss: 0068
Process fio (pid: 17820, ti=de5ce000 task=de6570e0 task.ti=de5ce000)
Stack: c04a1c9d ffffffff ffffffff 00000009 f54a9600 de5cef74 00000000
f54a9600
c04a1f43 00000000 c04a2b46 c0460466 c2c5baa0 c0812500 c0462c0a
00000001
00000001 df4b90d4 de5ceee4 00000011 00000001 00000009 00000009
00000000
Call Trace:
[<c04a1c9d>] dio_new_bio+0x82/0xfe
[<c04a1f43>] dio_send_cur_page+0x4a/0x92
[<c04a2b46>] __blockdev_direct_IO+0xa09/0xc83
[<c0460466>] __pagevec_free+0x14/0x1a
[<c0462c0a>] release_pages+0x137/0x13f
[<f8856f30>] journal_start+0xaf/0xdd [jbd]
[<f8890fec>] ext3_direct_IO+0xfd/0x190 [ext3]
[<f888f6af>] ext3_get_block+0x0/0xd0 [ext3]
[<c045d803>] generic_file_direct_IO+0xe5/0x116
[<c045d890>] generic_file_direct_write+0x5c/0x137
[<c045e285>] __generic_file_aio_write_nolock+0x37b/0x4df
[<c045e43e>] generic_file_aio_write+0x55/0xb3
[<f888cfdc>] ext3_file_write+0x24/0x8f [ext3]
[<c0481af9>] do_sync_write+0xc7/0x10a
[<c04347d2>] check_kill_permission+0xec/0xf5
[<c043c557>] autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x35
[<c0481a32>] do_sync_write+0x0/0x10a
[<c048233e>] vfs_write+0xa8/0x154
/@ [<c0482a1a>] sys_pwrite64+0x48/0x5f/
[<c0404e12>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
[<c0620000>] xfrm_replay_timer_handler+0x3e/0x44
=======================
Code: 89 c5 c7 44 24 14 f4 ff ff ff 74 d2 e9 b3 fe ff ff 83 7c 24 34 00
0f 84
0b ff ff ff e9 51 ff ff ff 83 c4 20 89 e8 5b 5e 5f 5d c3 <8b> 40 5c 8b
48 38
8b 81 20 01 00 00 0f b7 91 2a 01 00 00 0f b7
EIP: [<c04a07fd>] bio_get_nr_vecs+0x0/0x30 SS:ESP 0068:de5ceca8
-----------------------------------------------------------
jobfile is
-------------------------------
/@ [global]/
/@ bs=8k/
/@ iodepth=1024/
/@ iodepth_batch=60/
/@ randrepeat=1/
/@ size=1m/
/@ directory=/home/oracle/
/@ numjobs=20/
/@ [job1]/
/@ ioengine=sync/
/@ bs=1k/
/@ direct=1/
/@ rw=randread/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job2]/
/@ ioengine=libaio/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ direct=1/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job3]/
/@ bs=1k/
/@ ioengine=posixaio/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ direct=1/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job4]/
/@ ioengine=splice/
/@ direct=1/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job5]/
/@ bs=1k/
/@ ioengine=sync/
/@ rw=randread/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job7]/
/@ ioengine=libaio/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job8]/
/@ ioengine=posixaio/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job9]/
/@ ioengine=splice/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job10]/
/@ ioengine=mmap/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ bs=1k/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
/@ [job11]/
/@ ioengine=mmap/
/@ rw=randwrite/
/@ direct=1/
/@ filename=file1:file2/
-------------------------------
ignore the @ please.

With Joe's patch, seems the oops solved.
So, please give a review to see if there is any problem for that patch.

thanks,
wengang.



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