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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] 2.6.33.1-rt11 - BUG?
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That fixed it. Thanks!
However I'm seeing two more similar rtmutex:684 BUGs from dmesg now,
they're from my own drivers and I'm tracking them down.

Xianghua


On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:23 PM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Xianghua Xiao wrote:
>
>> I'm testing 2.6.33.1 on ppc 834x with rt11 patch. After system is up I keep
>> seeing this same message from dmesg:
>>
>> BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at kernel/rtmutex.c:684
>> pcnt: 0 0 in_atomic(): 0, irqs_disabled(): 1, pid: 16, name: events/0
>> Call Trace:
>> [cf85be80] [c00096cc] show_stack+0x6c/0x1a4 (unreliable)
>> [cf85beb0] [c001f928] __might_sleep+0x104/0x108
>> [cf85bec0] [c03cb444] rt_spin_lock+0xa0/0xa4
>> [cf85bed0] [c0270b6c] lock_tx_qs+0x40/0x68
>> [cf85bef0] [c02712cc] adjust_link+0x4c/0x240
>> [cf85bf20] [c026d5ec] phy_state_machine+0x3bc/0x628
>> [cf85bf40] [c003e69c] worker_thread+0x148/0x1f0
>> [cf85bfa0] [c0042ec0] kthread+0x84/0x88
>> [cf85bff0] [c00137f8] kernel_thread+0x4c/0x68
>> BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at kernel/rtmutex.c:684
>> pcnt: 0 0 in_atomic(): 0, irqs_disabled(): 1, pid: 16, name: events/0
>>
>> #uname -a
>> Linux 2.6.33.1-rt11 #3 PREEMPT RT Thu Apr 1 11:58:25 CDT 2010 ppc unknown
>>
>> This does not hang/lock the system yet...google reported similar 'bug' on
>> older kernels. Is this a bug from 2.6.33.1-rt11 patch or I have to change
>> phy.c somehow to avoid it? This traces back to a mutex lock in phy.c.
>
> No, it traces back to a call to lock_tx_qs() which is a spinlock in
> mainline and gets converted to a "sleeping" spinlock in -RT. That
> means it can't be called with interrupts disabled. But the code in
> adjust_link does exaclty that.
>
> Does the patch below fix it ?
>
> Thanks,
>
>        tglx
> ---
> Subject: net-gianfar-fix-rt-splat.patch
> From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 20:20:57 +0200
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> ---
>  drivers/net/gianfar.c |    4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> Index: linux-2.6-tip/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6-tip.orig/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> +++ linux-2.6-tip/drivers/net/gianfar.c
> @@ -2717,7 +2717,7 @@ static void adjust_link(struct net_devic
>        struct phy_device *phydev = priv->phydev;
>        int new_state = 0;
>
> -       local_irq_save(flags);
> +       local_irq_save_nort(flags);
>        lock_tx_qs(priv);
>
>        if (phydev->link) {
> @@ -2785,7 +2785,7 @@ static void adjust_link(struct net_devic
>        if (new_state && netif_msg_link(priv))
>                phy_print_status(phydev);
>        unlock_tx_qs(priv);
> -       local_irq_restore(flags);
> +       local_irq_restore_nort(flags);
>  }
>
>  /* Update the hash table based on the current list of multicast
>
>
>
>
>
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