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SubjectRe: Early hang with 2.6.21-rc4-rt1

* Roland Dreier <rdreier@cisco.com> wrote:

> > I finally got curious enough to want to debug why starting kvm with
> > tun/tap networking produces a bunch of
> >
> > rtc: lost some interrupts at 1024Hz.
> >
> > messages. So I'm assuming it's a ~millisecond irqs-off section
> > somewhere.
>
> And after everything, it's a heisenbug -- I repeatably get that lost
> interrupts message on stock 2.6.21-rc4 but never on -rt1 with
> CONFIG_LATENCY_TRACE.

please revert the patch below from -rt - i've hacked that message out of
rtc.c :-/

Ingo

Index: linux/drivers/char/rtc.c
===================================================================
--- linux.orig/drivers/char/rtc.c
+++ linux/drivers/char/rtc.c
@@ -82,10 +82,36 @@
#include <asm/uaccess.h>
#include <asm/system.h>

+#ifdef CONFIG_MIPS
+# include <asm/time.h>
+#endif
+
#if defined(__i386__)
#include <asm/hpet.h>
#endif

+#ifdef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+
+static cycles_t last_interrupt_time;
+
+#include <asm/timex.h>
+
+#define CPU_MHZ (cpu_khz / 1000)
+
+#define HISTSIZE 10000
+static int histogram[HISTSIZE];
+
+static int rtc_state;
+
+enum rtc_states {
+ S_STARTUP, /* First round - let the application start */
+ S_IDLE, /* Waiting for an interrupt */
+ S_WAITING_FOR_READ, /* Signal delivered. waiting for rtc_read() */
+ S_READ_MISSED, /* Signal delivered, read() deadline missed */
+};
+
+#endif
+
#ifdef __sparc__
#include <linux/pci.h>
#include <asm/ebus.h>
@@ -191,7 +217,7 @@ static int rtc_proc_open(struct inode *i
static unsigned long rtc_status = 0; /* bitmapped status byte. */
static unsigned long rtc_freq = 0; /* Current periodic IRQ rate */
static unsigned long rtc_irq_data = 0; /* our output to the world */
-static unsigned long rtc_max_user_freq = 64; /* > this, need CAP_SYS_RESOURCE */
+static unsigned long rtc_max_user_freq = 1024; /* > this, need CAP_SYS_RESOURCE */

#ifdef RTC_IRQ
/*
@@ -225,7 +251,146 @@ static inline unsigned char rtc_is_updat
return uip;
}

+#ifndef RTC_IRQ
+# undef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+#endif
+
+static inline void rtc_open_event(void)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+ int i;
+
+ last_interrupt_time = 0;
+ rtc_state = S_STARTUP;
+ rtc_irq_data = 0;
+
+ for (i = 0; i < HISTSIZE; i++)
+ histogram[i] = 0;
+#endif
+}
+
+static inline void rtc_wake_event(void)
+{
+#ifndef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+ kill_fasync (&rtc_async_queue, SIGIO, POLL_IN);
+#else
+ if (!(rtc_status & RTC_IS_OPEN))
+ return;
+
+ switch (rtc_state) {
+ /* Startup */
+ case S_STARTUP:
+ kill_fasync (&rtc_async_queue, SIGIO, POLL_IN);
+ break;
+ /* Waiting for an interrupt */
+ case S_IDLE:
+ kill_fasync (&rtc_async_queue, SIGIO, POLL_IN);
+ last_interrupt_time = get_cycles();
+ rtc_state = S_WAITING_FOR_READ;
+ break;
+
+ /* Signal has been delivered. waiting for rtc_read() */
+ case S_WAITING_FOR_READ:
+ /*
+ * Well foo. The usermode application didn't
+ * schedule and read in time.
+ */
+ last_interrupt_time = get_cycles();
+ rtc_state = S_READ_MISSED;
+ printk("Read missed before next interrupt\n");
+ break;
+ /* Signal has been delivered, read() deadline was missed */
+ case S_READ_MISSED:
+ /*
+ * Not much we can do here. We're waiting for the usermode
+ * application to read the rtc
+ */
+ last_interrupt_time = get_cycles();
+ break;
+ }
+#endif
+}
+
+static inline void rtc_read_event(void)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+ cycles_t now = get_cycles();
+
+ switch (rtc_state) {
+ /* Startup */
+ case S_STARTUP:
+ rtc_state = S_IDLE;
+ break;
+
+ /* Waiting for an interrupt */
+ case S_IDLE:
+ printk("bug in rtc_read(): called in state S_IDLE!\n");
+ break;
+ case S_WAITING_FOR_READ: /*
+ * Signal has been delivered.
+ * waiting for rtc_read()
+ */
+ /*
+ * Well done
+ */
+ case S_READ_MISSED: /*
+ * Signal has been delivered, read()
+ * deadline was missed
+ */
+ /*
+ * So, you finally got here.
+ */
+ if (!last_interrupt_time)
+ printk("bug in rtc_read(): last_interrupt_time = 0\n");
+ rtc_state = S_IDLE;
+ {
+ cycles_t latency = now - last_interrupt_time;
+ unsigned long delta; /* Microseconds */
+
+ delta = latency;
+ delta /= CPU_MHZ;
+
+ if (delta > 1000 * 1000) {
+ printk("rtc: eek\n");
+ } else {
+ unsigned long slot = delta;
+ if (slot >= HISTSIZE)
+ slot = HISTSIZE - 1;
+ histogram[slot]++;
+ if (delta > 2000)
+ printk("wow! That was a "
+ "%ld millisec bump\n",
+ delta / 1000);
+ }
+ }
+ rtc_state = S_IDLE;
+ break;
+ }
+#endif
+}
+
+static inline void rtc_close_event(void)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_RTC_HISTOGRAM
+ int i = 0;
+ unsigned long total = 0;
+
+ for (i = 0; i < HISTSIZE; i++)
+ total += histogram[i];
+ if (!total)
+ return;
+
+ printk("\nrtc latency histogram of {%s/%d, %lu samples}:\n",
+ current->comm, current->pid, total);
+ for (i = 0; i < HISTSIZE; i++) {
+ if (histogram[i])
+ printk("%d %d\n", i, histogram[i]);
+ }
+#endif
+}
+
#ifdef RTC_IRQ
+
/*
* A very tiny interrupt handler. It runs with IRQF_DISABLED set,
* but there is possibility of conflicting with the set_rtc_mmss()
@@ -269,9 +434,9 @@ irqreturn_t rtc_interrupt(int irq, void
if (rtc_callback)
rtc_callback->func(rtc_callback->private_data);
spin_unlock(&rtc_task_lock);
- wake_up_interruptible(&rtc_wait);

- kill_fasync (&rtc_async_queue, SIGIO, POLL_IN);
+ rtc_wake_event();
+ wake_up_interruptible(&rtc_wait);

return IRQ_HANDLED;
}
@@ -381,6 +546,8 @@ static ssize_t rtc_read(struct file *fil
schedule();
} while (1);

+ rtc_read_event();
+
if (count == sizeof(unsigned int))
retval = put_user(data, (unsigned int __user *)buf) ?: sizeof(int);
else
@@ -613,6 +780,11 @@ static int rtc_do_ioctl(unsigned int cmd
save_freq_select = CMOS_READ(RTC_FREQ_SELECT);
CMOS_WRITE((save_freq_select|RTC_DIV_RESET2), RTC_FREQ_SELECT);

+ /*
+ * Make CMOS date writes nonpreemptible even on PREEMPT_RT.
+ * There's a limit to everything! =B-)
+ */
+ preempt_disable();
#ifdef CONFIG_MACH_DECSTATION
CMOS_WRITE(real_yrs, RTC_DEC_YEAR);
#endif
@@ -622,6 +794,7 @@ static int rtc_do_ioctl(unsigned int cmd
CMOS_WRITE(hrs, RTC_HOURS);
CMOS_WRITE(min, RTC_MINUTES);
CMOS_WRITE(sec, RTC_SECONDS);
+ preempt_enable();

CMOS_WRITE(save_control, RTC_CONTROL);
CMOS_WRITE(save_freq_select, RTC_FREQ_SELECT);
@@ -720,6 +893,7 @@ static int rtc_open(struct inode *inode,
if(rtc_status & RTC_IS_OPEN)
goto out_busy;

+ rtc_open_event();
rtc_status |= RTC_IS_OPEN;

rtc_irq_data = 0;
@@ -775,6 +949,7 @@ no_irq:
rtc_irq_data = 0;
rtc_status &= ~RTC_IS_OPEN;
spin_unlock_irq (&rtc_lock);
+ rtc_close_event();
return 0;
}

@@ -1159,7 +1334,7 @@ static void rtc_dropped_irq(unsigned lon

spin_unlock_irq(&rtc_lock);

- printk(KERN_WARNING "rtc: lost some interrupts at %ldHz.\n", freq);
+// printk(KERN_WARNING "rtc: lost some interrupts at %ldHz.\n", freq);

/* Now we have new data */
wake_up_interruptible(&rtc_wait);
-
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