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SubjectRe: ACPI hotplug panic with current git head
Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
> Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
>> James Bottomley wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 12:11 +0900, Kenji Kaneshige wrote:
>>>> I'm sending the debug patch against 2.6.29-rc1 below. I'm also
>>>> sending it as an attachment. It also contains the code to prevent
>>>> the kernel panic from you. Please note that you will see two
>>>> WARN_ON(1) messages with the patch. Those are shown by my debug
>>>> patch.
>>>>
>>>> Could you try it and send me the whole dmsg output?
>>> Actually, the machine is now running -rc2, so the patch doesn't quite
>>> apply:
>>>
>>> jejb@sparkweed> patch -p1 < ~/tmp.diff
>>> patching file include/linux/pci-acpi.h
>>> patching file drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp_glue.c
>>> Hunk #1 FAILED at 266.
>>> Hunk #2 succeeded at 467 (offset 2 lines).
>>> Hunk #3 succeeded at 489 (offset 2 lines).
>>> Hunk #4 succeeded at 518 (offset 2 lines).
>>> Hunk #5 succeeded at 556 (offset 2 lines).
>>>
>>> Looks like the rejection is in the NULL check piece, so I've already
>>> actually sent you the information it would produce.
>>>
>>> The dmesg output is pretty big, below.
>>>
>> Thank you very much, James.
>>
>> Thanks to you, I found the root cause of the
>> problem. The acpi_pci_get_bridge_handle() function assumes
>> pci_bus->self is NULL on the root bus. But it is not true
>> and pci_bus->self can have a non-NULL value on some
>> platfroms (like yours). So it must check pci_bus->parent
>> instead.
>>
>> I found some other code that has the same wrong assumption.
>> I'll make a fix for them and send it soon.
>>
>
> I made several patches to fix the wrong assumption described
> above. It is very difficult for me to check all the code that
> refers pci_bus->self. So I checked include/linux/pci-acpi.h and
> the code under drivers/pci/ only. And I made patches for the code
> like below:
>
> - The code that clearly chooses host bridge operation or
> PCI-to-PCI bridge operation based on pci_bus->self.
>
> - The code that might cause endless loop if pci_bus->self is
> not NULL on the PCI root bus.
>
> The patches are
>
> - [PATCH 1/8] PCI/ACPI: fix wrong assumption in acpi_pci_get_bridge_handle
> - [PATCH 2/8] PCI/ACPI: fix wrong assumption in acpi_find_root_bridge_handle
> - [PATCH 3/8] PCI hotplug: fix wrong assumption in acpi_get_hp_params_from_firmware
> - [PATCH 4/8] PCI hotplug: fix wrong assumption in acpi_get_hp_hw_control_from_firmware
> - [PATCH 5/8] PCI: fix wrong assumption in pci_find_upstream_pcie_bridge
> - [PATCH 6/8] PCI: fix wrong assumption in pci_read_bridge_bases
> - [PATCH 7/8] PCI: fix wrong assumption in pci_get_interrupt_pin
> - [PATCH 8/8] PCI: fix wrong assumption in pci_common_swizzle
>

Those patches are against 2.6.29-rc2.

Thanks,
Kenji Kaneshige




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