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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix Oops in crash_shrink_memory
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On Mon, 2010-06-07 at 12:58 +0530, Pavan Naregundi wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
>
> Please add me to CC in your reply..
>
> When crashkernel is not enabled, "echo 0 > /sys/kernel/kexec_crash_size"
> will generate OOPS message in the kernel. Below is the OOPS message and
> other details,
>
> # cat /proc/cmdline
> ro LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 KEYTABLE=us console=hvc0
> rhgb root=UUID=eafd9874-010c-46f9-a0c6-ea8db7c61ac3
> # uname -a
> Linux XXXXXXXX 2.6.35-rc1 #1 SMP Mon Jun 7 18:04:53 IST 2010 ppc64 ppc64
> ppc64 GNU/Linux
> # cd /sys/kernel/
> # ls
> debug kexec_loaded profiling uevent_seqnum
> kexec_crash_loaded mm security vmcoreinfo
> kexec_crash_size notes uevent_helper
> # cat kexec_crash_loaded
> 0
> # cat kexec_loaded
> 0
> # cat kexec_crash_size
> 1
> # echo 0 > kexec_crash_size
> Unable to handle kernel paging request for data at address 0x00000030
> Faulting instruction address: 0xc0000000000930b4
> Oops: Kernel access of bad area, sig: 11 [#1]
> SMP NR_CPUS=1024 NUMA pSeries
> last sysfs file: /sys/kernel/kexec_crash_size
> Modules linked in: sunrpc ipv6 ext3 jbd dm_mirror dm_region_hash dm_log
> dm_multipath dm_mod uinput sg ehea sr_mod ibmveth cdrom ext4 jbd2
> mbcache sd_mod crc_t10dif ibmvscsic scsi_transport_srp scsi_tgt [last
> unloaded: scsi_wait_scan]
> NIP: c0000000000930b4 LR: c0000000000930ac CTR: c0000000000b7ce0
> REGS: c0000000b7803750 TRAP: 0300 Not tainted (2.6.35-rc1)
> MSR: 8000000000009032 <EE,ME,IR,DR> CR: 28242482 XER: 20000000
> DAR: 0000000000000030, DSISR: 0000000040000000
> TASK = c0000000b9cc3dc0[1381] 'bash' THREAD: c0000000b7800000 CPU: 12
> GPR00: c0000000000930ac c0000000b78039d0 c000000000e885a8
> c000000000f42950
> GPR04: c0000000b7803af0 0000000000000008 0000000000000002
> c0000000005c6438
> GPR08: 0000000000000000 000000008000000c 0000000000000000
> 0000000000000000
> GPR12: 0000000040242448 c000000007441e00 00000000100f6210
> 0000000000000000
> GPR16: 00000000100f4a38 00000000100cfb98 00000000100f4bdc
> 00000000100f4b4c
> GPR20: 00000000103f4de8 0000000000000000 0000000000000000
> 00000000100f0000
> GPR24: c0000000005c65c0 0000000000000000 c000000000da83e0
> c0000000bc67f780
> GPR28: c0000000bc684ae0 c000000000f42950 c000000000e1e3f8
> c000000000da8408
> NIP [c0000000000930b4] .release_resource+0x34/0xe0
> LR [c0000000000930ac] .release_resource+0x2c/0xe0
> Call Trace:
> [c0000000b78039d0] [c0000000000930ac] .release_resource+0x2c/0xe0
> (unreliable)
> [c0000000b7803a60] [c0000000000d4fc8] .crash_shrink_memory+0x1c8/0x1f0
> [c0000000b7803b30] [c0000000000b7d38] .kexec_crash_size_store+0x58/0x90
> [c0000000b7803bc0] [c0000000002b0bb4] .kobj_attr_store+0x34/0x50
> [c0000000b7803c30] [c000000000226d5c] .sysfs_write_file+0xec/0x1f0
> [c0000000b7803ce0] [c00000000019e0bc] .vfs_write+0xec/0x1f0
> [c0000000b7803d80] [c00000000019e2e8] .SyS_write+0x58/0xb0
> [c0000000b7803e30] [c00000000000852c] syscall_exit+0x0/0x40
> Instruction dump:
> fba1ffe8 fbc1fff0 fbe1fff8 ebc2b228 7c7f1b78 f8010010 f821ff71 ebbe8000
> 7fa3eb78 484e35d9 60000000 e97f0020 <e92b0030> 2fa90000 419e002c
> 7fbf4800
> ---[ end trace afbc780462c9bf4e ]---
>
> When crashkernel is not enabled, crashk_res resource have not been
> reserved. Hence crashk_res.parent will be NULL.
>
> Attaching a simple patch to this problem. Patch is tested and resolves this bug.
>
> Thanks..
> Pavan




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