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SubjectRe: corruption
Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> I bet this'll catch it:
>
> --- include/linux/list.h.orig Fri Dec 1 08:33:36 2000
> +++ include/linux/list.h Fri Dec 1 08:33:55 2000
> @@ -90,6 +90,7 @@
> static __inline__ void list_del(struct list_head *entry)
> {
> __list_del(entry->prev, entry->next);
> + entry->next = entry->prev = 0;
> }
>
> /**
>
> First person to send a ksymoops trace gets a cookie.

mmmm... choc-chip.

With the above patch applied the machine crashed after an hour. Crashed
a second time during the e2fsck. gdb backtrace:

(gdb) l *0xc01755d4
0xc01755d4 is in __make_request (ll_rw_blk.c:744).
739 * skip first entry, for devices with active queue head
740 */
741 if (q->head_active && !q->plugged)
742 head = head->next;
743
744 if (list_empty(head)) {
745 q->plug_device_fn(q, bh->b_rdev); /* is atomic */
746 goto get_rq;
747 }
748
(gdb) l *0xc0175c3d
0xc0175c3d is in generic_make_request (ll_rw_blk.c:882).
877 buffer_IO_error(bh);
878 break;
879 }
880
881 }
882 while (q->make_request_fn(q, rw, bh));
883 }
884
885 /* This function can be used to request a number of buffers from a block
886 device. Currently the only restriction is that all buffers must belong to
(gdb) l *0xc0175da1
0xc0175da1 is in ll_rw_block (ll_rw_blk.c:924).
919 printk(KERN_NOTICE "Can't write to read-only device %s\n",
920 kdevname(bhs[0]->b_dev));
921 goto sorry;
922 }
923
924 for (i = 0; i < nr; i++) {
925 bh = bhs[i];
926
927 /* Only one thread can actually submit the I/O. */
928 if (test_and_set_bit(BH_Lock, &bh->b_state))
(gdb) l *0xc01309e9
0xc01309e9 is in sync_buffers (/uhome/morton/akpm/linux/include/asm/atomic.h:65).
60 :"=m" (v->counter)
61 :"m" (v->counter));
62 }
63
64 static __inline__ void atomic_dec(atomic_t *v)
65 {
66 __asm__ __volatile__(
67 LOCK "decl %0"
68 :"=m" (v->counter)
69 :"m" (v->counter));
(gdb) l *0xc0130af7
0xc0130af7 is in fsync_dev (/uhome/morton/akpm/linux/include/asm/current.h:9).
4 struct task_struct;
5
6 static inline struct task_struct * get_current(void)
7 {
8 struct task_struct *current;
9 __asm__("andl %%esp,%0; ":"=r" (current) : "0" (~8191UL));
10 return current;
11 }
12
13 #define current get_current()
(gdb) l *0xc0137339
0xc0137339 is in block_fsync (block_dev.c:353).
348 * since the vma has no handle.
349 */
350
351 static int block_fsync(struct file *filp, struct dentry *dentry, int datasync)
352 {
353 return fsync_dev(dentry->d_inode->i_rdev);
354 }
355
356 /*
357 * bdev cache handling - shamelessly stolen from inode.c
(gdb) l *0xc0130c76
0xc0130c76 is in sys_fsync (buffer.c:373).
368 if (!file->f_op || !file->f_op->fsync)
369 goto out_putf;
370
371 /* We need to protect against concurrent writers.. */
372 down(&inode->i_sem);
373 err = file->f_op->fsync(file, dentry, 0);
374 up(&inode->i_sem);
375
376 out_putf:
377 fput(file);
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