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SubjectRe: [BISECTED] 2.6.39rc: kobject-related reboot after RAID array initialization(?) post-QUEUE_FLAG_REENTER-removal
On 2011-05-16 12:05, Nix wrote:
> On 16 May 2011, NeilBrown said:
>
>> On Sun, 15 May 2011 23:05:32 +0100 Nix <nix@esperi.org.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> After this change:
>>>
>>> commit c21e6beba8835d09bb80e34961430b13e60381c5
>>> Author: Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>
>>> Date: Tue Apr 19 13:32:46 2011 +0200
>>>
>>> block: get rid of QUEUE_FLAG_REENTER
>>>
>>> We are currently using this flag to check whether it's safe
>>> to call into ->request_fn(). If it is set, we punt to kblockd.
>>> But we get a lot of false positives and excessive punts to
>>> kblockd, which hurts performance.
>>>
>>> The only real abuser of this infrastructure is SCSI. So export
>>> the async queue run and convert SCSI over to use that. There's
>>> room for improvement in that SCSI need not always use the async
>>> call, but this fixes our performance issue and they can fix that
>>> up in due time.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>
>>>
>>> my system panics and reboots in early userspace. It is slightly
>>> difficult to figure out where -- the reboot happens so fast -- but it is
>>> either triggered by
>>>
>>> /sbin/mdadm --assemble --scan --auto=md
>>>
>>> (with mdadm v2.6.9, yes, I know, it's quite old but it works)
>>>
>>> or by
>>>
>>> /sbin/lvm vgscan --ignorelockingfailure --mknodes
>
> No it isn't. I'm sorry for misleading you. I ran the commands manually
> one by one in an emergency boot shell until I got a panic, and md is
> blameless. More below.
>
>>> (most probably the former, since I don't see any sign of lvm running in
>>> the text that blinks up right before the reboot, and the oops below
>>> mentions md1, not anything lvmish.
>>>
>>> netconsole reports this (ignore the fact that md1 is resyncing, that's
>>> because of previous instances of this bug!):
>>>
>>> [ 6.773532] md: md0 stopped.
>>> [ 6.976368] md: bind<sdb1>
>>> [ 6.978284] md: bind<sda1>
>>> [ 6.980162] bio: create slab <bio-1> at 1
>>> [ 6.981992] md/raid1:md0: active with 2 out of 2 mirrors
>>> [ 6.983745] md0: detected capacity change from 0 to 271319040
>>> [ 6.987345] md: md1 stopped.
>>> [ 6.989411] md0: unknown partition table
>>> [ 7.000464] md: bind<sdb3>
>>> [ 7.002247] md: bind<sda3>
>>> [ 7.003998] md/raid1:md1: not clean -- starting background reconstruction
>>> [ 7.005669] md/raid1:md1: active with 2 out of 2 mirrors
>>> [ 7.007330] md1: detected capacity change from 0 to 486936436736
>>> [ 7.008982] md: resync of RAID array md1
>>> [ 7.008984] md: minimum _guaranteed_ speed: 1000 KB/sec/disk.
>>> [ 7.008985] md: using maximum available idle IO bandwidth (but not more than 200000 KB/sec) for resync.
>>> [ 7.008988] md: using 128k window, over a total of 475523864 blocks.
>>> [ 7.008990] md: resuming resync of md1 from checkpoint.
>>> [ 7.176568] md1: unknown partition table
>>> [ 7.350823] general protection fault: 0000 [#1] PREEMPT SMP
>>> [ 7.353166] last sysfs file: /sys/devices/virtual/block/md1/dev
>>> [ 7.355496] CPU 1
>>> [ 7.355514] Modules linked in:
>>> [ 7.360073]
>>> [ 7.362310] Pid: 0, comm: kworker/0:0 Not tainted 2.6.39-rc4-00119-g584f790-dirty #11
>>> System manufacturer System Product Name /P6T
>>> [ 7.364629] RIP: 0010:[<ffffffff8122bb01>] [<ffffffff8122bb01>] kobject_put+0x11/0x4b
>>> [ 7.366921] RSP: 0018:ffff88033fc0e510 EFLAGS: 00010202
>>> [ 7.369178] RAX: 0000000400000008 RBX: 3d9e2838ffff8813 RCX: 0000000000000003
>>> [ 7.371417] RDX: ffff8803396feec8 RSI: ffff8803391ea800 RDI: 3d9e2838ffff8813
>>> [ 7.373621] RBP: ffff88033fc0e520 R08: ffff88033fc0e530 R09: 00000000000003e8
>>> [ 7.375827] R10: 0000000001887509 R11: 0000000200000000 R12: ffff8803391ea800
>>> [ 7.378040] R13: ffff8803396fee00 R14: ffff88033d9e2848 R15: 0000000000001055
>>> [ 7.380265] FS: 0000000000000000(0000) GS:ffff88033fc40000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
>>> [ 7.382514] CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 000000008005003b
>>> [ 7.384765] CR2: 00000000004051d0 CR3: 000000033a22c000 CR4: 00000000000006e0
>>> [ 7.387037] DR0: 0000000000000000 DR1: 0000000000000000 DR2: 0000000000000000
>>> [ 7.389325] DR3: 0000000000000000 DR6: 00000000ffff0ff0 DR7: 0000000000000400
>>> [ 7.391610] Process kworker/0:0 (pid: 0, threadinfo ffff88033e256000, task ffff88033e254300)
>>> [ 7.393914] Stack:
>>> [ 7.396196] ffff88033fc0e530 ffff88033d9e2800 ffff88033fc0e530 ffffffff81367f19
>>> [ 7.398544] ffff88033fc0e580 ffffffff81381614 ffff88033a2669c0 3d9e2838ffff8803
>>> [ 7.400876] 0000000000000053 ffff8803396fee00 0000000000000202 0000000000000246
>>> [ 7.403207] Call Trace:
>>> [ 7.405481] Code: 89 de 48 c7 c7 d8 ee 7d 81 31 c0 e8 c8 7b 33 00 e8
>>> 9d 79 33 00 5b 41 5c c9 c3 55 48 89 e5 53 48 89 fb 48 83 ec 08 48 85 ff
>>> 74 36 <f6> 47 3c 01 75 20 49 89 f8 48 8b 0f 48 c7 c2 ed ee 7d 81 be 53
>>>
>>> [ 7.411141] RIP [<ffffffff8122bb01>] kobject_put+0x11/0x4b
>>> [ 7.413725] RSP <ffff88033fc0e510>
>>> [ 7.416289] ---[ end trace 2a57282106bd5f52 ]---
>>> [ 7.418831] Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interrupt
>>> [ 7.421364] Pid: 0, comm: kworker/0:0 Tainted: G D 2.6.39-rc4-00119-g584f790-dirty #11
>>> [ 7.423926] Call Trace:
>
> This crash is caused by *fsck*, to be specific by this line in my
> initramfs:
>
> fsck -t $TYPE -a $ROOT
>
> where $TYPE is "ext4" and $ROOT is "/dev/main/root", an filesystem atop
> LVM atop md.
>
> fsck kicks up, does a journal replay, and then we panic. Why we panic is
> unclear: it's hard to save output from strace in an emergency boot shell
> with nothing mounted, and I suspect that if fsck panics, mount will
> panic too (but I haven't tried it yet).

Out of curiousity, does this patch make a difference?

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_lib.c b/drivers/scsi/scsi_lib.c
index 0bac91e..ec1803a 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_lib.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_lib.c
@@ -74,8 +74,6 @@ struct kmem_cache *scsi_sdb_cache;
*/
#define SCSI_QUEUE_DELAY 3

-static void scsi_run_queue(struct request_queue *q);
-
/*
* Function: scsi_unprep_request()
*
@@ -161,7 +159,7 @@ static int __scsi_queue_insert(struct scsi_cmnd *cmd, int reason, int unbusy)
blk_requeue_request(q, cmd->request);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(q->queue_lock, flags);

- scsi_run_queue(q);
+ kblockd_schedule_work(q, &device->requeue_work);

return 0;
}
@@ -438,7 +436,11 @@ static void scsi_run_queue(struct request_queue *q)
continue;
}

- blk_run_queue_async(sdev->request_queue);
+ spin_unlock(shost->host_lock);
+ spin_lock(sdev->request_queue->queue_lock);
+ __blk_run_queue(sdev->request_queue);
+ spin_unlock(sdev->request_queue->queue_lock);
+ spin_lock(shost->host_lock);
}
/* put any unprocessed entries back */
list_splice(&starved_list, &shost->starved_list);
@@ -447,6 +449,16 @@ static void scsi_run_queue(struct request_queue *q)
blk_run_queue(q);
}

+void scsi_requeue_run_queue(struct work_struct *work)
+{
+ struct scsi_device *sdev;
+ struct request_queue *q;
+
+ sdev = container_of(work, struct scsi_device, requeue_work);
+ q = sdev->request_queue;
+ scsi_run_queue(q);
+}
+
/*
* Function: scsi_requeue_command()
*
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_scan.c b/drivers/scsi/scsi_scan.c
index 087821f..58584dc 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_scan.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_scan.c
@@ -242,6 +242,7 @@ static struct scsi_device *scsi_alloc_sdev(struct scsi_target *starget,
int display_failure_msg = 1, ret;
struct Scsi_Host *shost = dev_to_shost(starget->dev.parent);
extern void scsi_evt_thread(struct work_struct *work);
+ extern void scsi_requeue_run_queue(struct work_struct *work);

sdev = kzalloc(sizeof(*sdev) + shost->transportt->device_size,
GFP_ATOMIC);
@@ -264,6 +265,7 @@ static struct scsi_device *scsi_alloc_sdev(struct scsi_target *starget,
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sdev->event_list);
spin_lock_init(&sdev->list_lock);
INIT_WORK(&sdev->event_work, scsi_evt_thread);
+ INIT_WORK(&sdev->requeue_work, scsi_requeue_run_queue);

sdev->sdev_gendev.parent = get_device(&starget->dev);
sdev->sdev_target = starget;
diff --git a/include/scsi/scsi_device.h b/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
index 2d3ec50..dd82e02 100644
--- a/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
+++ b/include/scsi/scsi_device.h
@@ -169,6 +169,7 @@ struct scsi_device {
sdev_dev;

struct execute_work ew; /* used to get process context on put */
+ struct work_struct requeue_work;

struct scsi_dh_data *scsi_dh_data;
enum scsi_device_state sdev_state;
--
Jens Axboe



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