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SubjectRe: [PATCH block/for-next] block: don't call blk_drain_queue() if elevator is not up
On 2011-11-03 17:26, Tejun Heo wrote:
> blk_cleanup_queue() may be called before elevator is set up on a
> queue which triggers the following oops.
>
> BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
> IP: [<ffffffff8125a69c>] elv_drain_elevator+0x1c/0x70
> ...
> 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
> ...
> Call Trace:
> [<ffffffff8125da92>] blk_drain_queue+0x42/0x70
> [<ffffffff8125db90>] blk_cleanup_queue+0xd0/0x1c0
> [<ffffffff81469640>] md_free+0x50/0x70
> [<ffffffff8126f43b>] kobject_release+0x8b/0x1d0
> [<ffffffff81270d56>] kref_put+0x36/0xa0
> [<ffffffff8126f2b7>] kobject_put+0x27/0x60
> [<ffffffff814693af>] mddev_delayed_delete+0x2f/0x40
> [<ffffffff81083450>] process_one_work+0x100/0x3b0
> [<ffffffff8108527f>] worker_thread+0x15f/0x3a0
> [<ffffffff81089937>] kthread+0x87/0x90
> [<ffffffff81621834>] kernel_thread_helper+0x4/0x10
>
> Fix it by making blk_cleanup_queue() check whether q->elevator is set
> up before invoking blk_drain_queue.

Thanks, glad this got caught before the merge...

--
Jens Axboe



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