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SubjectRe: NULL ptr deref at elv_drain_elevator
On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 05:08:40PM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm seeing the NULL ptr dereference below on each boot of KVM virtual
> machine. q->elevator is NULL. This is next-20111025.
>
> I tried to apply Tejun's patch from:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/4/30/87
> but it doesn't help. Maybe I should revert something?
>
> Scanning for LVM volume groups...
> Reading all physical volumes. This may take a while...
> No volume groups found
> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
> IP: [<ffffffff8125a69c>] elv_drain_elevator+0x1c/0x70
> PGD 46176067 PUD 452b5067 PMD 0
> Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
> CPU 0
> Modules linked in:
>
> Pid: 830, comm: kworker/0:2 Not tainted 3.1.0-next-20111025_64+ #1590
> Bochs Bochs
> RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff8125a69c>] [<ffffffff8125a69c>]
> elv_drain_elevator+0x1c/0x70

Heh, probably md is tearing down a queue which isn't fully setup.
Does the following fix the problem?

Thanks.

diff --git a/block/blk-core.c b/block/blk-core.c
index f658711..5292e31 100644
--- a/block/blk-core.c
+++ b/block/blk-core.c
@@ -408,7 +408,8 @@ void blk_cleanup_queue(struct request_queue *q)
mutex_unlock(&q->sysfs_lock);

/* drain all requests queued before DEAD marking */
- blk_drain_queue(q, true);
+ if (q->elevator)
+ blk_drain_queue(q, true);

/* @q won't process any more request, flush async actions */
del_timer_sync(&q->backing_dev_info.laptop_mode_wb_timer);

--
tejun


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