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SubjectRe: 2.6.31-rc2: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference
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Am Sonntag, den 12.07.2009, 22:26 +0200 schrieb Jiri Slaby:
> On 07/12/2009 07:30 PM, Parag Warudkar wrote:
> > static void selinux_write_opts(struct seq_file *m,
> > 1012 struct security_mnt_opts *opts)
> > 1013 {
> > 1014 int i;
> > 1015 char *prefix;
> > 1016
> > 1017 for (i = 0; i < opts->num_mnt_opts; i++) {
> > 1018 char *has_comma;
> > 1019
> > 1020 if (opts->mnt_opts[i])
> > 1021 has_comma = strchr(opts->mnt_opts[i], ',');
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > And that is a NULL pointer dereference - but we just checked for
> > opts->mnt_opts[i] for not NULL.
>
> Note, that there is not a NULL dereference. It dereferences 0x40 which
> came in as %rdi. Looks like somebody assigned garbage in there.
>
> Or a single bit mem error. Is memtest OK with this machine?

Will schedule a memtest run.

>
> What warning tainted the kernel before this oops is still interesting...

There seems to be no OOPS before that BUG. Does a WARNING also set the G
flag? Something like that:

Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] ------------[ cut here ]------------
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] WARNING: at lib/kref.c:43 kref_get+0x2f/0x4c()
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] Hardware name: MS-7250
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] Modules linked in: rndis_wlan floppy olympic forcedeth [last unloaded: scsi_wait_scan]
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] Pid: 27483, comm: pm-suspend Tainted: G W 2.6.31-rc2 #79
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] Call Trace:
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff8106c1c6>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x84/0xb2
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff8134876b>] ? kref_get+0x2f/0x4c
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff813476b2>] ? kobject_get+0x26/0x44
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff815a344f>] ? cpufreq_cpu_get+0x74/0xca
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff815a3675>] ? cpufreq_suspend+0x5f/0x16f
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff81044a4f>] ? disable_local_APIC+0x2d/0x6d
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff81449b54>] ? sysdev_suspend+0xa7/0x28d
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff810a1229>] ? suspend_devices_and_enter+0x11c/0x1e6
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff810a13d8>] ? enter_state+0xe5/0x14c
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff810a0841>] ? state_store+0xc1/0xf6
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff81178bb8>] ? sysfs_write_file+0xe6/0x137
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff81117d03>] ? vfs_write+0xb4/0x126
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff81117e5d>] ? sys_write+0x55/0x90
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] [<ffffffff8102bf2b>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6179.647004] ---[ end trace f7a4d612974b9b3e ]---
Btw this seems also to be new in 2.6.31-rc2:
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6187.256748] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] Starting disk
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.318012]
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.318128] floppy driver state
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.318244] -------------------
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.320684] now=4300857616 last interrupt=4294760495 diff=6097121 last called handler=ffffffffa00263ea
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.320896] timeout_message=lock fdc
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321018] last output bytes:
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321135] f 80 4294754488
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321251] 0 90 4294754489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321367] 1 91 4294754489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321484] 8 81 4294754493
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321600] 4 80 4294756489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321717] 0 90 4294756489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321833] f 80 4294756489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.321949] 0 90 4294756489
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322073] 0 91 4294756490
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322189] 8 81 4294756494
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322305] f 80 4294758491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322421] 0 90 4294758491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322538] 1 91 4294758491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322654] 8 81 4294758496
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322770] 4 80 4294760491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.322886] 0 90 4294760491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323010] f 80 4294760491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323126] 0 90 4294760491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323243] 0 91 4294760491
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323359] 8 81 4294760495
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323475] last result at 4294760495
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323591] last redo_fd_request at 4296147775
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323708] 20 0
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323869] status=4e
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.323984] fdc_busy=1
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324107] do_floppy=ffffffffa0022263
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324224] cont=ffffffffa002d190
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324340] current_req=(null)
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324456] command_status=-1
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324572]
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.324689] floppy0: floppy timeout called
Jul 12 16:42:34 localhost kernel: [ 6190.365498] PM: resume devices took 10.626 seconds
greets
thomas




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