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SubjectDomU crashes during xenfb initialization
Hello,

Fedora Rawhide kernels do not boot for me under Xen. It is reproducible
with current vanilla kernel too.

The guest seems to panic, though the panic message does not make it to
the console. Examining the guest with xenctx gives:

[root@hammerfall ~]# /usr/lib64/xen/bin/xenctx
-s /tmp/System.map-2.6.31-rc6 6 rip: ffffffff81017376
native_read_tsc+0x6 rsp: ffff88003e03d358
rax: 2af0dc51 rbx: 2acec4f3 rcx: 2af0dc2f rdx:
00001315 rsi: 00000000 rdi: 0024ab09 rbp: ffff88003e03d358
r8: 00000000 r9: 00000000 r10: 00000000 r11:
00000000 r12: 0024ab09 r13: 00000009 r14:
ffff88003e040000 r15: 00000001 cs: 0000e033 ds:
00000000 fs: 00000000 gs: 00000000
Stack:
ffff88003e03d378 ffffffff8112088d 000000000000bdd6 ffffffff812b1160
ffff88003e03d388 ffffffff811208ca ffff88003e03d398 ffffffff811208f5
ffff88003e03d418 ffffffff811d6f6d 0000000000000000 ffff88003e040000
ffffffff00000008 ffff88003e03d428 ffff88003e03d3d8 ffffffff81308000
Code:
89 f0 48 89 e5 e6 70 89 f8 e6 71 c9 c3 66 90 55 48 89 e5 0f 31 <89> c1
48 89 d0 48 c1 e0 20 89 c9

Call Trace:
[<ffffffff81017376>] native_read_tsc+0x6 <--
[<ffffffff8112088d>] delay_tsc+0x2d
[<ffffffff811208ca>] __delay+0xa
[<ffffffff811208f5>] __const_udelay+0x25
[<ffffffff811d6f6d>] panic+0x11c
[<ffffffff810314bb>] do_exit+0x59b
[<ffffffff810314fa>] do_exit+0x5da
[<ffffffff8101484e>] oops_end+0x7e
[<ffffffff8102104a>] no_context+0xea
[<ffffffff810212e5>] __bad_area_nosemaphore+0x135
[<ffffffff81052417>] __lock_acquire+0x1a7
[<ffffffff8100e10d>] xen_force_evtchn_callback+0xd
[<ffffffff8100e7e0>] check_events+0x12
[<ffffffff810213ae>] bad_area_nosemaphore+0xe
[<ffffffff810216f9>] do_page_fault+0x1c9
[<ffffffff811d9ca5>] page_fault+0x25
[<ffffffff8113eb0e>] notify_remote_via_irq+0xe
[<ffffffff811d979c>] _spin_lock_irqsave+0x4c
[<ffffffff8113c8c1>] xenfb_refresh+0x41
[<ffffffff8113c7da>] xenfb_send_event+0x7a
[<ffffffff8113c924>] xenfb_refresh+0xa4
[<ffffffff8113a9dc>] sys_fillrect+0x18c
[<ffffffff8100e10d>] xen_force_evtchn_callback+0xd
[<ffffffff8100e7e0>] check_events+0x12
[<ffffffff8113a2c0>] cfb_imageblit+0x500
[<ffffffff8113cdd4>] xenfb_fillrect+0x34
[<ffffffff81137845>] bit_clear_margins+0xf5
[<ffffffff8115c240>] vc_do_resize+0x30
[<ffffffff8113133c>] fbcon_clear_margins+0x4c
[<ffffffff8113338c>] fbcon_prepare_logo+0x35c
[<ffffffff8113671e>] fbcon_init+0x27e
[<ffffffff8100e7cd>] xen_restore_fl_direct_reloc+0x4
[<ffffffff81157380>] visual_init+0xa0
[<ffffffff811598ac>] bind_con_driver+0x18c
[<ffffffff81159ab4>] take_over_console+0x44
[<ffffffff81133453>] fbcon_takeover+0x53
[<ffffffff8113757d>] fbcon_event_notify+0x70d
[<ffffffff8100e7e0>] check_events+0x12
[<ffffffff8100e7cd>] xen_restore_fl_direct_reloc+0x4
[<ffffffff81052f85>] lock_release+0xd5
[<ffffffff811d950d>] _spin_unlock_irq+0x2d
[<ffffffff811d90ec>] __down_read+0xac
[<ffffffff81048dd7>] notifier_call_chain+0x47
[<ffffffff81049155>] __blocking_notifier_call_chain+0x55
[<ffffffff81049191>] blocking_notifier_call_chain+0x11
[<ffffffff8112a346>] fb_notifier_call_chain+0x16
[<ffffffff8112b513>] register_framebuffer+0x233
[<ffffffff8113c44c>] xenfb_init_shared_page+0x6c
[<ffffffff811d5c6f>] xenfb_probe+0x346
[<ffffffff8114249b>] xenbus_dev_probe+0x7b
[<ffffffff81169248>] driver_probe_device+0x88
[<ffffffff811693db>] __driver_attach+0x9b
[<ffffffff81169340>] driver_probe_device+0x180
[<ffffffff81168794>] bus_for_each_dev+0x64
[<ffffffff811690a9>] driver_attach+0x19
[<ffffffff81168a3b>] bus_add_driver+0xbb
[<ffffffff81324c07>] fb_console_init+0x121
[<ffffffff811696c1>] driver_register+0x71
[<ffffffff8100e7cd>] xen_restore_fl_direct_reloc+0x4
[<ffffffff81324c07>] fb_console_init+0x121
[<ffffffff811423c4>] xenbus_register_driver_common+0x24
[<ffffffff811423f9>] __xenbus_register_frontend+0x29
[<ffffffff81324ae6>] fb_console_setup+0x23a
[<ffffffff81324c49>] xenfb_init+0x42
[<ffffffff8100a06a>] do_one_initcall+0x3a
[<ffffffff8105fe0f>] register_irq_proc+0x9f
[<ffffffff81310620>] kernel_init+0x98
[<ffffffff8102a34e>] schedule_tail+0xe
[<ffffffff810119ca>] child_rip+0xa
[<ffffffff81011524>] retint_restore_args+0x5
[<ffffffff810119c0>] kernel_thread+0xe0
So it crashes during Xen framebuffer initialization. And indeed,
disabling CONFIG_XEN_FBDEV_FRONTEND helps, the kernel then boots fine.

I git-bisected it and found that the bug was introduced by this commit:
commit ced40d0f3e8833bb8d7d8e2cbfac7da0bf7008c4
Author: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
Date: Fri Feb 6 14:09:44 2009 -0800

xen: pack all irq-related info together

Put all irq info into one struct. Also, use a union to keep
event channel type-specific information, rather than overloading the
index field.

After I reverted it (and three others that affected the same file to
avoid conflicts), the current kernel booted with a working Xen
framebuffer.

Michal


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