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SubjectRe: ftrace introduces instability into kernel 2.6.27(-rc2,-rc3)
* Eran Liberty (liberty@extricom.com) wrote:
> Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> Can you check if, at some point during the system execution (starting
>> from boot), 0xdd5b1d58 is an address where a module is loaded ? (the
>> module can be later unloaded, what I wonder is if this address would
>> appear to have had a loaded+unloaded module).
>>
>> Actually, could you try to compile your kernel without "MODULE_UNLOAD" ?
>>
>> Mathieu
>>
> No modules...
>
> ~ # uname -a
> Linux 2.6.27-rc2 #6 Tue Aug 19 12:33:34 IDT 2008 ppc unknown
> ~ # gunzip /proc/config.gz -c | grep UNLOAD
> # CONFIG_MODULE_UNLOAD is not set
> ~ # gunzip /proc/config.gz -c | grep FTRACE
> CONFIG_HAVE_FTRACE=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_DYNAMIC_FTRACE=y
> CONFIG_FTRACE=y
> CONFIG_DYNAMIC_FTRACE=y
> CONFIG_FTRACE_SELFTEST=y
> CONFIG_FTRACE_STARTUP_TEST=y
> ~ # gunzip /proc/config.gz -c | grep MARKERS
> CONFIG_MARKERS=y
> ~ # lsmod
> Module Size Used by
> ~ # while [ 1 ] ; do find / > /dev/null ; echo . ; done
> .
> Oops: Exception in kernel mode, sig: 11 [#1]
> Exsw1600
> Modules linked in:
> NIP: c00bb724 LR: c00bb724 CTR: 00000000
> REGS: d8b59c50 TRAP: 0700 Not tainted (2.6.27-rc2)
> MSR: 00029000 <EE,ME> CR: 24082282 XER: 20000000
> TASK = dbc68de0[1712] 'find' THREAD: d8b58000
> GPR00: 00000000 d8b59d00 dbc68de0 dd801180 d8b59d68 d8b59d58 dd8019db
> 100234ec
> GPR08: c0800000 00019330 0000ffff d8b59d20 24000288 100ad874 100936f8
> 1008a1d0
> GPR16: 10083f80 d8b59e2c d8b59d68 fffffff4 c0380000 d8b59d60 d8b59d58
> dd802084

Register GPR30 is always zero... (also true for the other oops)

> GPR24: ddc69500 dd802018 d8b59d68 c0380000 dd801180 d8b59d68 00000000
> d8b59d00
> NIP [c00bb724] d_lookup+0x40/0x90
> LR [c00bb724] d_lookup+0x40/0x90
> Call Trace:
> [d8b59d00] [d8b59d58] 0xd8b59d58 (unreliable)
> [d8b59d20] [c00ae7c8] do_lookup+0xe8/0x220
> [d8b59d50] [c00b0684] __link_path_walk+0x5a4/0xd54
> [d8b59dc0] [c00b0e8c] path_walk+0x58/0xe0
> [d8b59df0] [c00b0ffc] do_path_lookup+0x78/0x13c
> [d8b59e20] [c00b1cf8] user_path_at+0x64/0xac
> [d8b59e90] [c00a8c98] vfs_lstat_fd+0x34/0x74
> [d8b59ec0] [c00a8d6c] vfs_lstat+0x30/0x48
> [d8b59ed0] [c00a8db4] sys_lstat64+0x30/0x5c
> [d8b59f40] [c0010554] ret_from_syscall+0x0/0x3c
> Instruction dump:
> 7c0802a6 bf61000c 3f60c038 7c3f0b78 90010024 7c7c1b78 7c9d2378 83db32a0

Just like this instruction... maybe related ?

Mathieu

> 73c00001 7f83e378 7fa4eb78 4082002f <00000000> 2f830000 409e0030 801b32a0
> ---[ end trace 7766edd310cd3442 ]---
>

--
Mathieu Desnoyers
OpenPGP key fingerprint: 8CD5 52C3 8E3C 4140 715F BA06 3F25 A8FE 3BAE 9A68


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