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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
Jens wrote:

>On Mon, Jan 13 2003, Terje Eggestad wrote:
>> > > I have the console on a serial port, and a terminal server. With kdb,
>> > > you can enter the kernel i kdb even when deadlocked.
>> >
>> > Even if spinning with interrupt disabled?
>>
>> Haven't painted myself into that corner yet. Doubt it, very much.
>
>These are the nasty hangs, total lockup and no info at all if it wasn't
>for the nmi watchdog triggering. That alone is reason enough for me :-)
>
>
One alternative are the UP debug spinlocks: They detect double-locks.
2.4 contains macros, but I'm not sure if they work.
The macros were removed in 2.5, but if anyone is interested, I've
attached my debug spinlock patch: for double locks, it even prints the
filename/lineno of the offender.

--
Manfred
--- 2.5/include/linux/spinlock.h 2002-12-14 10:06:57.000000000 +0100
+++ build-2.5/include/linux/spinlock.h 2002-12-21 14:36:42.000000000 +0100
@@ -37,30 +37,120 @@
#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
#include <asm/spinlock.h>

-/*
- * !CONFIG_SMP and spin_lock_init not previously defined
- * (e.g. by including include/asm/spinlock.h)
- */
-#elif !defined(spin_lock_init)
+#else

-#ifndef CONFIG_PREEMPT
+#if !defined(CONFIG_PREEMPT) && !defined(CONFIG_DEBUG_SPINLOCK)
# define atomic_dec_and_lock(atomic,lock) atomic_dec_and_test(atomic)
# define ATOMIC_DEC_AND_LOCK
#endif

+#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_SPINLOCK
+
+#define SPINLOCK_MAGIC 0x1D244B3C
+typedef struct {
+ unsigned long magic;
+ volatile unsigned long lock;
+ volatile unsigned int babble;
+ const char *module;
+ char *owner;
+ int oline;
+} spinlock_t;
+#define SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED (spinlock_t) { SPINLOCK_MAGIC, 0, 10, __FILE__ , NULL, 0}
+
+#define spin_lock_init(x) \
+ do { \
+ (x)->magic = SPINLOCK_MAGIC; \
+ (x)->lock = 0; \
+ (x)->babble = 5; \
+ (x)->module = __FILE__; \
+ (x)->owner = NULL; \
+ (x)->oline = 0; \
+ } while (0)
+
+#define CHECK_LOCK(x) \
+ do { \
+ if ((x)->magic != SPINLOCK_MAGIC) { \
+ printk(KERN_ERR "%s:%d: spin_is_locked on uninitialized spinlock %p.\n", \
+ __FILE__, __LINE__, (x)); \
+ } \
+ } while(0)
+
+#define _raw_spin_lock(x) \
+ do { \
+ CHECK_LOCK(x); \
+ if ((x)->lock&&(x)->babble) { \
+ printk("%s:%d: spin_lock(%s:%p) already locked by %s/%d\n", \
+ __FILE__,__LINE__, (x)->module, \
+ (x), (x)->owner, (x)->oline); \
+ (x)->babble--; \
+ } \
+ (x)->lock = 1; \
+ (x)->owner = __FILE__; \
+ (x)->oline = __LINE__; \
+ } while (0)
+
+/* without debugging, spin_is_locked on UP always says
+ * FALSE. --> printk if already locked. */
+#define spin_is_locked(x) \
+ ({ \
+ CHECK_LOCK(x); \
+ if ((x)->lock&&(x)->babble) { \
+ printk("%s:%d: spin_is_locked(%s:%p) already locked by %s/%d\n", \
+ __FILE__,__LINE__, (x)->module, \
+ (x), (x)->owner, (x)->oline); \
+ (x)->babble--; \
+ } \
+ 0; \
+ })
+
+/* without debugging, spin_trylock on UP always says
+ * TRUE. --> printk if already locked. */
+#define _raw_spin_trylock(x) \
+ ({ \
+ CHECK_LOCK(x); \
+ if ((x)->lock&&(x)->babble) { \
+ printk("%s:%d: spin_trylock(%s:%p) already locked by %s/%d\n", \
+ __FILE__,__LINE__, (x)->module, \
+ (x), (x)->owner, (x)->oline); \
+ (x)->babble--; \
+ } \
+ (x)->lock = 1; \
+ (x)->owner = __FILE__; \
+ (x)->oline = __LINE__; \
+ 1; \
+ })
+
+#define spin_unlock_wait(x) \
+ do { \
+ CHECK_LOCK(x); \
+ if ((x)->lock&&(x)->babble) { \
+ printk("%s:%d: spin_unlock_wait(%s:%p) owned by %s/%d\n", \
+ __FILE__,__LINE__, (x)->module, (x), \
+ (x)->owner, (x)->oline); \
+ (x)->babble--; \
+ }\
+ } while (0)
+
+#define _raw_spin_unlock(x) \
+ do { \
+ CHECK_LOCK(x); \
+ if (!(x)->lock&&(x)->babble) { \
+ printk("%s:%d: spin_unlock(%s:%p) not locked\n", \
+ __FILE__,__LINE__, (x)->module, (x));\
+ (x)->babble--; \
+ } \
+ (x)->lock = 0; \
+ } while (0)
+#else
/*
* gcc versions before ~2.95 have a nasty bug with empty initializers.
*/
#if (__GNUC__ > 2)
typedef struct { } spinlock_t;
- typedef struct { } rwlock_t;
#define SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED (spinlock_t) { }
- #define RW_LOCK_UNLOCKED (rwlock_t) { }
#else
typedef struct { int gcc_is_buggy; } spinlock_t;
- typedef struct { int gcc_is_buggy; } rwlock_t;
#define SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED (spinlock_t) { 0 }
- #define RW_LOCK_UNLOCKED (rwlock_t) { 0 }
#endif

/*
@@ -72,6 +162,18 @@
#define _raw_spin_trylock(lock) ((void)(lock), 1)
#define spin_unlock_wait(lock) do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
#define _raw_spin_unlock(lock) do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
+#endif /* CONFIG_DEBUG_SPINLOCK */
+
+/* RW spinlocks: No debug version */
+
+#if (__GNUC__ > 2)
+ typedef struct { } rwlock_t;
+ #define RW_LOCK_UNLOCKED (rwlock_t) { }
+#else
+ typedef struct { int gcc_is_buggy; } rwlock_t;
+ #define RW_LOCK_UNLOCKED (rwlock_t) { 0 }
+#endif
+
#define rwlock_init(lock) do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
#define _raw_read_lock(lock) do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
#define _raw_read_unlock(lock) do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
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