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SubjectRe: 2.6.30-rc2 hangs in get_measured_perf on tigerton
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On Wed, 15 Apr 2009 03:31:23 pm Zhang, Yanmin wrote:
> My machine hanged with kernel 2.6.30-rc2 when script read
> /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor.
>
> opps happens in get_measured_perf:
>
> cur.aperf.whole = readin.aperf.whole -
> per_cpu(drv_data, cpu)->saved_aperf;
>
> Because per_cpu(drv_data, cpu)=NULL.
>
> So function get_measured_perf should check if (per_cpu(drv_data, cpu)==NULL)
> and return 0 if it's NULL.
>
> Other functions have such checking.

Possibly true, but I can't see that get_measured_perf() ever did.

Unless there's something subtle with preemption no longer being disabled
inside that function...

Cc'd the experts.

Thanks,
Rusty.

>
> yanmin
>
>
>
> --------------sys log------------------
>
> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000020
> IP: [<ffffffff8021af75>] get_measured_perf+0x4a/0xf9
> PGD a7dd88067 PUD a7ccf5067 PMD 0
> Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
> last sysfs file: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
> CPU 0
> Modules linked in: video output
> Pid: 2091, comm: kondemand/0 Not tainted 2.6.30-rc2 #1 MP Server
> RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff8021af75>] [<ffffffff8021af75>] get_measured_perf+0x4a/0xf9
> RSP: 0018:ffff880a7d56de20 EFLAGS: 00010246
> RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: 00000046241a42b6 RCX: ffff88004d219000
> RDX: 000000000000b660 RSI: 0000000000000020 RDI: 0000000000000001
> RBP: ffff880a7f052000 R08: 00000046241a42b6 R09: ffffffff807639f0
> R10: 00000000ffffffea R11: ffffffff802207f4 R12: ffff880a7f052000
> R13: ffff88004d20e460 R14: 0000000000ddd5a6 R15: 0000000000000001
> FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff88004d200000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
> CS: 0010 DS: 0018 ES: 0018 CR0: 000000008005003b
> CR2: 0000000000000020 CR3: 0000000a7f1bf000 CR4: 00000000000006e0
> DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
> DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
> Process kondemand/0 (pid: 2091, threadinfo ffff880a7d56c000, task ffff880a7d4d18c0)
> Stack:
> ffff880a7f052078 ffffffff803efd54 00000046241a42b6 000000462ffa9e95
> 0000000000000001 0000000000000001 00000000ffffffea ffffffff8064f41a
> 0000000000000012 0000000000000012 ffff880a7f052000 ffffffff80650547
> Call Trace:
> [<ffffffff803efd54>] ? kobject_get+0x12/0x17
> [<ffffffff8064f41a>] ? __cpufreq_driver_getavg+0x42/0x57
> [<ffffffff80650547>] ? do_dbs_timer+0x147/0x272
> [<ffffffff80650400>] ? do_dbs_timer+0x0/0x272
> [<ffffffff802474ca>] ? worker_thread+0x15b/0x1f5
> [<ffffffff8024a02c>] ? autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x2e
> [<ffffffff8024736f>] ? worker_thread+0x0/0x1f5
> [<ffffffff80249f0d>] ? kthread+0x54/0x83
> [<ffffffff8020c87a>] ? child_rip+0xa/0x20
> [<ffffffff80249eb9>] ? kthread+0x0/0x83
> [<ffffffff8020c870>] ? child_rip+0x0/0x20
> Code: 99 a6 03 00 31 c9 85 c0 0f 85 c3 00 00 00 89 df 4c 8b 44 24 10 48 c7 c2 60 b6 00 00 48 8b 0c fd e0 30 a5 80 4c 89 c3 48 8b 04 0a <48> 2b 58 20 48 8b 44 24 18 48 89 1c 24 48 8b 34 0a 48 2b 46 28
> RIP [<ffffffff8021af75>] get_measured_perf+0x4a/0xf9
> RSP <ffff880a7d56de20>
> CR2: 0000000000000020
> ---[ end trace 2b8fac9a49e19ad4 ]---
>
>
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