lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2010]   [Jun]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix Oops in crash_shrink_memory
On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 12:37:37PM +0530, Pavan Naregundi wrote:
>Adding CC's..
>
>
>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.


Ouch...

The patch indeed addresses the problem, looks good to me.
Please add your Signed-off-by and my:

Reviewed-by: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>

Another problem is that you should get 0 instead of 1 when you don't
reserve any memory.

Thanks!


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2010-06-08 09:59    [W:0.044 / U:1.352 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site