lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2010]   [Feb]   [15]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] exec/fs: fix initial stack reservation
Date
> In message <20100215155821.7298.A69D9226@jp.fujitsu.com> you wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > In message <20100214164023.GA2726@jm.kir.nu> you wrote:
> > > > It looks like the commit 803bf5ec259941936262d10ecc84511b76a20921
> > > > (fs/exec.c: restrict initial stack space expansion to rlimit) broke my
> > > > user mode Linux setup by somehow preventing system setup from running
> > > > properly (or killing some processes that try to mount things, etc.).
> > > > This commit turned up as the reason based on git bisect and reverting it
> > > > fixes my UML test setup (Ubuntu 9.10 on both host and in UML and AMD64
> > > > arch for both). I have no idea what exactly would be the main cause for
> > > > this issue, but this looks like a somewhat unfortunately timed
> > > > regression in 2.6.33-rc8.
> > > >
> > > > The failed run shows like this (with current linux-2.6.git):
> > > >
> > > > ...
> > > > EXT3-fs (ubda): mounted filesystem with writeback data mode
> > > > VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly on device 98:0.
> > > > IRQ 3/console-write: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 2/console: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 10/winch: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 10/winch: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > mountall: mount /sys/kernel/debug [218] killed by KILL signal
> > > > mountall: Filesystem could not be mounted: /sys/kernel/debug
> > > > mountall: mount /dev [219] killed by KILL signal
> > > > mountall: Filesystem could not be mounted: /dev
> > > > mountall: mount /tmp [220] killed by KILL signal
> > > > mountall: Filesystem could not be mounted: /tmp
> > > > mountall: mount /var/lock [222] killed by KILL signal
> > > > mountall: Filesystem could not be mounted: /var/lock
> > > > ...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > With 803bf5ec reverted, UML comes up and the output looks like this:
> > > >
> > > > ...
> > > > EXT3-fs (ubda): mounted filesystem with writeback data mode
> > > > VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly on device 98:0.
> > > > IRQ 3/console-write: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 2/console: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 10/winch: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > IRQ 10/winch: IRQF_DISABLED is not guaranteed on shared IRQs
> > > > init: procps main process (226) terminated with status 255
> > > > fsck from util-linux-ng 2.16
> > > > ...
> > >
> > > Jouni,
> > >
> > > I can reproduce this now.
> > >
> > > We got the logic wrong in one of the cleanups and hence we aren't
> > > actually changing the stack reservation ever, when we intended on
> > > allocating up to 20 new pages.
> > >
> > > The:
> > > rlim_stack = min(rlim_stack, stack_size);
> > > always chooses stack_size hence we end up not changing the stack at all.
> > > This seems to cause fatal problems on UML, but is obviously not what was
> > > intended for archs as well.
> > >
> > > The following works for me on PPC64 64k and 4k pages and UML on x86_64.
> > >
> > > Let me know if it fixes it for you also.
> > >
> > > Mikey
> > >
> > >
> > > exec/fs: fix initial stack reservation
> > >
> > > 803bf5ec259941936262d10ecc84511b76a20921 (fs/exec.c: restrict initial
> > > stack space expansion to rlimit) attempts to limit the initial stack to
> > > 20*PAGE_SIZE. Unfortunately, in also attempting ensure the stack is not
> > > reduced in size, we ended up not changing the stack at all.
> > >
> > > This caused a regression in UML resulting in most guest processes to be
> > > killed.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org>
> > > cc: <stable@kernel.org>
> > >
> > > diff --git a/fs/exec.c b/fs/exec.c
> > > index e95c692..e0e7b3c 100644
> > > --- a/fs/exec.c
> > > +++ b/fs/exec.c
> > > @@ -637,15 +637,16 @@ int setup_arg_pages(struct linux_binprm *bprm,
> > > * will align it up.
> > > */
> > > rlim_stack = rlimit(RLIMIT_STACK) & PAGE_MASK;
> > > - rlim_stack = min(rlim_stack, stack_size);
> > > #ifdef CONFIG_STACK_GROWSUP
> > > if (stack_size + stack_expand > rlim_stack)
> > > - stack_base = vma->vm_start + rlim_stack;
> > > + /* Expand only to rlimit, making sure not to shrink it */
> > > + stack_base = vma->vm_start + max(rlim_stack,stack_size);
> > > else
> > > stack_base = vma->vm_end + stack_expand;
> > > #else
> > > if (stack_size + stack_expand > rlim_stack)
> > > - stack_base = vma->vm_end - rlim_stack;
> > > + /* Expand only to rlimit, making sure not to shrink it */
> > > + stack_base = vma->vm_end - max(rlim_stack,stack_size);
> > > else
> > > stack_base = vma->vm_start - stack_expand;
> > > #endif
> >
> > - rlim_stack = min(rlim_stack, stack_size);
> > + /* Expand only to rlimit, making sure not to shrink it */
> > + rlim_stack = max(rlim_stack, stack_size);
> >
> > is better fix?
>
> Actually, I think we can just get rid of min() line altogether.
> expand_stack checks to make sure the stack is getting bigger, otherwise
> it does nothing. We don't need to bother with this check.
>
> The below works for me on UML x86_64 and ppc64 64k and 4k pages.

OK, Right you are.
Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>


>
> Mikey
>
> exec/fs: fix initial stack reservation
>
> 803bf5ec259941936262d10ecc84511b76a20921 (fs/exec.c: restrict initial
> stack space expansion to rlimit) attempts to limit the initial stack to
> 20*PAGE_SIZE. Unfortunately, in attempting ensure the stack is not
> reduced in size, we ended up not changing the stack at all.
>
> This size reduction check is not necessary as the expand_stack call does
> this already.
>
> This caused a regression in UML resulting in most guest processes being
> killed.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Neuling <mikey@neuling.org>
> cc: <stable@kernel.org>
> ---
> fs/exec.c | 1 -
> 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
>
> Index: linux-2.6-ozlabs/fs/exec.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6-ozlabs.orig/fs/exec.c
> +++ linux-2.6-ozlabs/fs/exec.c
> @@ -637,7 +637,6 @@ int setup_arg_pages(struct linux_binprm
> * will align it up.
> */
> rlim_stack = rlimit(RLIMIT_STACK) & PAGE_MASK;
> - rlim_stack = min(rlim_stack, stack_size);
> #ifdef CONFIG_STACK_GROWSUP
> if (stack_size + stack_expand > rlim_stack)
> stack_base = vma->vm_start + rlim_stack;





\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2010-02-15 10:07    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site