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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] mm_owner: fix cgroup null dereference
Jiri Slaby wrote:
> On 08/14/2008 10:58 PM, Balbir Singh wrote:
>> Jiri Slaby wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> found this in mmotm, a fix for
>>> mm-owner-fix-race-between-swap-and-exit.patch
>>>
>> Thanks for catching this
>
> Hmm, unfortunately there is one more issue with this patch.
> memrlimit_cgroup_subsys doesn't expect NULL new cgroup and NULL task.
> memrlimit_cgroup_mm_owner_changed blows up (called from
> cgroup_mm_owner_callbacks as ss->mm_owner_changed).
>
> I'm out for few days, please solve it somehow. Full oops message follows.
>

Could you please help me with the steps to reproduce the problem. I don't seem
to be hitting the mm->owner changed callback. I did have a test case for it when
I developed mm->owner functionality, but it does not trigger an oops for me.

> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000000000004ac
> IP: [<ffffffff8056c469>] _spin_lock+0x9/0x20
> PGD 3ef84067 PUD 0
> Oops: 0002 [2] SMP
> last sysfs file: /sys/devices/platform/coretemp.1/temp1_input
> CPU 0
> Modules linked in: usblp ath5k mac80211 cfg80211 arc4 ecb cryptomgr aead
> crypto_blkcipher crypto_algapi usbhid ohci1394 hid led_class ieee1394 evdev
> rtc_cmos floppy ff_memless [last unloaded: cfg80211]
> Pid: 27360, comm: automount Tainted: G D W 2.6.27-rc3-mm1_64 #441
> RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff8056c469>] [<ffffffff8056c469>] _spin_lock+0x9/0x20
> RSP: 0018:ffff88007839fd98 EFLAGS: 00010282
> RAX: 0000000000000100 RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 0000000000000000
> RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: ffffffff807d5f28 RDI: 00000000000004ac
> RBP: ffff88007839fd98 R08: 00000000cc62b515 R09: 00000000f8f36e74
> R10: 0000000000000001 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: 00000000000004ac
> R13: ffffffff807d5f28 R14: ffff880047e2e500 R15: ffff880047e2e680
> FS: 00007fca50fa66f0(0000) GS:ffffffff8070a480(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
> CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b
> CR2: 00000000000004ac CR3: 000000004510f000 CR4: 00000000000006e0
> DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
> DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
> Process automount (pid: 27360, threadinfo ffff88007839e000, task ffff880047e2e500)
> Stack: ffff88007839fdb8 ffffffff80238ab3 ffffffff80589750 0000000000000000
> ffff88007839fde8 ffffffff802b3f4b ffff8800010205b0 ffffffff80589750
> 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 ffff88007839fe18 ffffffff80270446
> Call Trace:
> [<ffffffff80238ab3>] get_task_mm+0x23/0x60
> [<ffffffff802b3f4b>] memrlimit_cgroup_mm_owner_changed+0x1b/0x80
> [<ffffffff80270446>] cgroup_mm_owner_callbacks+0x76/0x90
> [<ffffffff8023d4d4>] mm_update_next_owner+0x1c4/0x240
> [<ffffffff8023d65a>] exit_mm+0x10a/0x150
> [<ffffffff8023f2ac>] do_exit+0x1dc/0x940
> [<ffffffff8023375b>] ? wake_up_state+0xb/0x10
> [<ffffffff802485c8>] ? signal_wake_up+0x38/0x40
> [<ffffffff8023fa50>] do_group_exit+0x40/0xb0
> [<ffffffff8023fad2>] sys_exit_group+0x12/0x20
> [<ffffffff8020c65b>] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
> Code: 00 00 55 48 89 e5 fa f0 81 2f 00 00 00 01 74 05 e8 dd 17 de ff c9 c3 66 66
> 2e 0f 1f 84 00 00 00 00 00 55 b8 00 01 00 00 48 89 e5 <f0> 66 0f c1 07 38 e0 74
> 06 f3 90 8a 07 eb f6 c9 c3 66 0f 1f 44
> RIP [<ffffffff8056c469>] _spin_lock+0x9/0x20
> RSP <ffff88007839fd98>
> CR2: 00000000000004ac
> ---[ end trace 4eaa2a86a8e2da22 ]---


--
Balbir


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