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SubjectRe: Commit 7eaceaccab5f40 causing boot hang.
On 03/31/2011 05:37 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 2011-03-31 12:07, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> On 2011-03-31 11:11, Rob Landley wrote:
>>> On 03/31/2011 04:02 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>>> On 2011-03-30 15:52, Rob Landley wrote:
>>>>> On 03/30/2011 06:38 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>>>>> On 2011-03-30 08:06, Rob Landley wrote:
>>>>>>> On 03/29/2011 10:51 AM, Pete Clements wrote:
>>>>>>>> Quoting Jens Axboe
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > On 2011-03-29 16:13, Rob Landley wrote:
>>>>>>>> > > On 03/29/2011 08:59 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>>>>>>> > >> On 2011-03-29 10:52, Rob Landley wrote:
>>>>>>>> > >>> I'm booting all this under kvm or qemu, by the way:
>>>>>>>> > >>>
>>>>>>>> > >>> qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -kernel arch/x86/boot/bzImage \
>>>>>>>> > >>> -hda ~/sid.ext3 -append "root=/dev/hda rw"
>>>>>>>> > >>>
>>>>>>>> > >>> Sometimes with init=/bin/bash in that last quoted bit. The root
>>>>>>>> > >>> filesystem's debian sid but that's probably not relevant because it
>>>>>>>> > >>> worked fine with .38.
>>>>>>>> > >>
>>>>>>>> > >> Does this help?
>>>>>>>> > >>
>>>>>>>> > >> diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide-io.c b/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>>>> > >> index 0e406d73..ca27d30 100644
>>>>>>>> > >> --- a/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>>>> > >> +++ b/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>>>> > >> @@ -570,8 +570,7 @@ void ide_requeue_and_plug(ide_drive_t *drive, struct request *rq)
>>>>>>>> > >> spin_unlock_irqrestore(q->queue_lock, flags);
>>>>>>>> > >>
>>>>>>>> > >> /* Use 3ms as that was the old plug delay */
>>>>>>>> > >> - if (rq)
>>>>>>>> > >> - blk_delay_queue(q, 3);
>>>>>>>> > >> + blk_delay_queue(q, 3);
>>>>>>>> > >> }
>>>>>>>> > >>
>>>>>>>> > >> static int drive_is_ready(ide_drive_t *drive)
>>>>>>>> > >>
>>>>>>>> > >
>>>>>>>> > > Nope, still hung the same way.
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > Funky. I'll try and reproduce this tonight.
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>> > --
>>>>>>>> > Jens Axboe
>>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I have had a similiar problem (reported earlier) unable to boot.
>>>>>>>> With git15-18 hung with IDE drives (hda), git19-21 moved the hang down to
>>>>>>>> the IDE CDROM (hdc). Applied the above patch and now booted into git21 without
>>>>>>>> any hang and all appears ok.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It may have made it better for me, it's hard to tell.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I did a fresh pull, re-applied the patch, and tried again with
>>>>>>> init=/bin/sh and it booted to the shell prompt... which then hung when I
>>>>>>> did "ls -l /".
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If I let it boot normally, init announces itself, gives a spurious
>>>>>>> warning about a fstab field (which it's been doing for a while, my fault
>>>>>>> but harmless), then hangs.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> This is i386, UP.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm doing x86-64 SMP.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I think we have the same issue the other location. How about this, then:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide-io.c b/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>> index 0e406d73..4978ec3 100644
>>>>>> --- a/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/ide/ide-io.c
>>>>>> @@ -549,12 +549,11 @@ plug_device:
>>>>>> spin_unlock_irq(&hwif->lock);
>>>>>> ide_unlock_host(host);
>>>>>> plug_device_2:
>>>>>> + blk_delay_queue(q, queue_run_ms);
>>>>>> spin_lock_irq(q->queue_lock);
>>>>>>
>>>>>> - if (rq) {
>>>>>> + if (rq)
>>>>>> blk_requeue_request(q, rq);
>>>>>> - blk_delay_queue(q, queue_run_ms);
>>>>>> - }
>>>>>> }
>>>>>>
>>>>>> void ide_requeue_and_plug(ide_drive_t *drive, struct request *rq)
>>>>>> @@ -570,8 +569,7 @@ void ide_requeue_and_plug(ide_drive_t *drive, struct request *rq)
>>>>>> spin_unlock_irqrestore(q->queue_lock, flags);
>>>>>>
>>>>>> /* Use 3ms as that was the old plug delay */
>>>>>> - if (rq)
>>>>>> - blk_delay_queue(q, 3);
>>>>>> + blk_delay_queue(q, 3);
>>>>>> }
>>>>>>
>>>>>> static int drive_is_ready(ide_drive_t *drive)
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Did a fresh pull and applied that patch. (It conflicts with your
>>>>> previous one, but looks like it includes it.)
>>>>>
>>>>> Now it hangs after the "EXT3-fs: barriers not enabled" line, doesn't
>>>>> make it to init.
>>>>
>>>> I have tried hard to reproduce this, but even stock 2.6.39-rc1 works
>>>> fine for me here. Setup a KVM image with a debian 6 install, then
>>>> converted it to IDE and booting it with a custom kernel like you are.
>>>> Works fine, boots and I can do disk activity tests and it all works.
>>>>
>>>> Can you send me your .config?
>>>
>>> It was attached to the first message in this series, here it is again.
>>>
>>> I update it via "make oldconfig" and hold down return.
>>>
>>> I boot it via:
>>>
>>> qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -kernel arch/x86/boot/bzImage \
>>> -hda ~/sid.ext3 -append "root=/dev/hda rw"
>>
>> Much better, I see the hang now! Now to try and diagnose...
>
> It seems to hard hang, looks very odd:

I should have mentioned that: when it hangs, you can't page back up in
the console display anymore.

Rob


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