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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix Oops in crash_shrink_memory
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On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 16:54 +0800, Américo Wang wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 02:10:05PM +0530, Pavan Naregundi wrote:
> >On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 15:59 +0800, Américo Wang wrote:
> >> 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.
> >
> >We get 1 here because, crash_get_memory_size() adds 1 as below,
> >
> >size = crashk_res.end - crashk_res.start + 1;
> >
> >We cant remove this addition, as it is required to display correct size
> >in case if we reserve the crash memory.
>
> Yeah, but 0 is a special case, isn't it?

Yes, it is a special case.

Prepared a new patch which solves both of this issues.

1. OOPs in crash_shrink_memory
2. make crash_get_memory_size to return correct size, in case of crash
memory not reserved.

Patch is tested.

Thank You.

Signed-off-by: Pavan Naregundi <pavan@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>
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diff -Naur a/kernel/kexec.c b/kernel/kexec.c
--- a/kernel/kexec.c 2010-06-08 21:17:21.850000033 +0530
+++ b/kernel/kexec.c 2010-06-08 21:19:26.190000043 +0530
@@ -1089,9 +1089,10 @@

size_t crash_get_memory_size(void)
{
- size_t size;
+ size_t size = 0;
mutex_lock(&kexec_mutex);
- size = crashk_res.end - crashk_res.start + 1;
+ if(crashk_res.end != crashk_res.start)
+ size = crashk_res.end - crashk_res.start + 1;
mutex_unlock(&kexec_mutex);
return size;
}
@@ -1134,7 +1135,7 @@

free_reserved_phys_range(end, crashk_res.end);

- if (start == end)
+ if ((start == end) && (crashk_res.parent != NULL))
release_resource(&crashk_res);
crashk_res.end = end - 1;
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