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SubjectRe: [VMBUG] 2.4.15-pre7 Severe VM Bugs in 2.4.15-pre7


Oh yeah, I forgot. The crash occurs when I am mounting an
NWFS volume.

Jeff

On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 11:14:49PM -0700, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
>
> The attached oops results from using NWFS on 2.4.15-pre7 with the
> 3Ware adapter. I do not know what is happening here, but looks
> like some sort of severe memory corruption. In any event,
> a very nasty looking bug.
>
> I am looking through my code to see if I caused this, however, the
> oops indicates my code does not seem to be involved in this oops. I
> have noticed of late some severe stability issues with VM in 2.4.X
> and I noticed Linus addressing some problems with the compiler
> generating garbage instructions. I do not know if this is related.
>
> Please advise, and let me know if anyone wants me to run down further
> info. I do exercise the memory and IO subsystem a little more strenuously
> than the buffer cache and perhaps I am stressing the VM in a different
> way. Could also just simply be a bug I am causing.
>
>
> Jeff
>

> ksymoops 2.4.0 on i686 2.4.15-pre7. Options used
> -V (default)
> -k /proc/ksyms (default)
> -l /proc/modules (default)
> -o /lib/modules/2.4.15-pre7/ (default)
> -m /boot/System.map-2.4.15-pre7 (default)
>
> Warning: You did not tell me where to find symbol information. I will
> assume that the log matches the kernel and modules that are running
> right now and I'll use the default options above for symbol resolution.
> If the current kernel and/or modules do not match the log, you can get
> more accurate output by telling me the kernel version and where to find
> map, modules, ksyms etc. ksymoops -h explains the options.
>
> No modules in ksyms, skipping objects
> Warning (read_lsmod): no symbols in lsmod, is /proc/modules a valid lsmod file?
> Error (regular_file): read_system_map stat /boot/System.map-2.4.15-pre7 failed
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000008
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: c0172f1b
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: *pde = 00000000
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Oops: 0000
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: CPU: 1
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: EIP: 0010:[<c0172f1b>] Not tainted
> Using defaults from ksymoops -t elf32-i386 -a i386
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: EFLAGS: 00010246
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: eax: 00000000 ebx: cea30000 ecx: cea30018 edx: 000002b8
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: esi: 00000000 edi: 00000000 ebp: 0000002f esp: cead5ab8
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: ds: 0018 es: 0018 ss: 0018
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Process mount (pid: 720, stackpage=cead5000)
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Stack: cea30018 c0173e29 cea30018 00000080 00000009 cea30018 00000003 00000004
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: 000000ae 09c23fff 00000000 c1556600 00000000 00000000 00000009 c019b9bb
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: cead5b28 00001000 cead5b5c 00001000 c030f4fc 00000009 c0172e39 c0172e7f
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Call Trace: [<c0173e29>] [<c019b9bb>] [<c0172e39>] [<c0172e7f>] [<c019a64a>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c0124382>] [<c014463c>] [<c013c560>] [<c0295e70>] [<c01124ba>] [<c0176127>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c0124d91>] [<c0124da2>] [<c0112320>] [<c010700c>] [<c0124804>] [<c0112320>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c010700c>] [<c02949fb>] [<c014bf8c>] [<c014cf8f>] [<c013c560>] [<c012d9e1>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c01241ba>] [<c0124214>] [<c0124382>] [<c012779c>] [<c01277c9>] [<c01124ba>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c0128742>] [<c0183a39>] [<c01277c9>] [<c0154922>] [<c01125f0>] [<c0294922>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c0137fe1>] [<c0138460>] [<c013894f>] [<c0148f53>] [<c0112320>] [<c010700c>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: [<c01491ec>] [<c014905c>] [<c01492b0>] [<c0106f1b>]
> Nov 20 09:58:50 scimitar kernel: Code: 8b 50 08 2b 51 f0 89 50 08 8b 41 f4 ff 48 04 8b 41 f8 83 f8
>
> >>EIP; c0172f1b <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1ffb/32410> <=====
> Trace; c0173e29 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2f09/32410>
> Trace; c019b9bb <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2aa9b/32410>
> Trace; c0172e39 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1f19/32410>
> Trace; c0172e7f <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1f5f/32410>
> Trace; c019a64a <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2972a/32410>
> Trace; c0124382 <vmtruncate+542/b30>
> Trace; c014463c <dput+1c/150>
> Trace; c013c560 <path_release+40/180>
> Trace; c0295e70 <memparse+150/440>
> Trace; c01124ba <__verify_write+3ba/8c0>
> Trace; c0176127 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+5207/32410>
> Trace; c0124d91 <do_mmap_pgoff+421/4f0>
> Trace; c0124da2 <do_mmap_pgoff+432/4f0>
> Trace; c0112320 <__verify_write+220/8c0>
> Trace; c010700c <__read_lock_failed+1290/2704>
> Trace; c0124804 <vmtruncate+9c4/b30>
> Trace; c0112320 <__verify_write+220/8c0>
> Trace; c010700c <__read_lock_failed+1290/2704>
> Trace; c02949fb <clear_user+2b/40>
> Trace; c014bf8c <may_umount+37cc/77f0>
> Trace; c014cf8f <may_umount+47cf/77f0>
> Trace; c013c560 <path_release+40/180>
> Trace; c012d9e1 <__alloc_pages+41/180>
> Trace; c01241ba <vmtruncate+37a/b30>
> Trace; c0124214 <vmtruncate+3d4/b30>
> Trace; c0124382 <vmtruncate+542/b30>
> Trace; c012779c <filemap_nopage+bc/200>
> Trace; c01277c9 <filemap_nopage+e9/200>
> Trace; c01124ba <__verify_write+3ba/8c0>
> Trace; c0128742 <read_cache_page+42/120>
> Trace; c0183a39 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+12b19/32410>
> Trace; c01277c9 <filemap_nopage+e9/200>
> Trace; c0154922 <grok_partitions+1b02/1a570>
> Trace; c01125f0 <__verify_write+4f0/8c0>
> Trace; c0294922 <__generic_copy_from_user+32/60>
> Trace; c0137fe1 <get_super+351/d30>
> Trace; c0138460 <get_super+7d0/d30>
> Trace; c013894f <get_super+cbf/d30>
> Trace; c0148f53 <may_umount+793/77f0>
> Trace; c0112320 <__verify_write+220/8c0>
> Trace; c010700c <__read_lock_failed+1290/2704>
> Trace; c01491ec <may_umount+a2c/77f0>
> Trace; c014905c <may_umount+89c/77f0>
> Trace; c01492b0 <may_umount+af0/77f0>
> Trace; c0106f1b <__read_lock_failed+119f/2704>
> Code; c0172f1b <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1ffb/32410>
> 00000000 <_EIP>:
> Code; c0172f1b <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1ffb/32410> <=====
> 0: 8b 50 08 mov 0x8(%eax),%edx <=====
> Code; c0172f1e <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+1ffe/32410>
> 3: 2b 51 f0 sub 0xfffffff0(%ecx),%edx
> Code; c0172f21 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2001/32410>
> 6: 89 50 08 mov %edx,0x8(%eax)
> Code; c0172f24 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2004/32410>
> 9: 8b 41 f4 mov 0xfffffff4(%ecx),%eax
> Code; c0172f27 <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+2007/32410>
> c: ff 48 04 decl 0x4(%eax)
> Code; c0172f2a <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+200a/32410>
> f: 8b 41 f8 mov 0xfffffff8(%ecx),%eax
> Code; c0172f2d <nlmsvc_invalidate_client+200d/32410>
> 12: 83 f8 00 cmp $0x0,%eax
>
>
> 2 warnings and 1 error issued. Results may not be reliable.

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