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SubjectRe: iommu_iova leak [inside 3w-9xxx]
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On Sun, 2011-09-18 at 13:39 +0000, Woodhouse, David wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-09-18 at 13:06 +0100, Chris Boot wrote:
> > On 17 Sep 2011, at 20:22, adam radford wrote:
> > > On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Chris Boot <bootc@bootc.net> wrote:
> > >> On 17 Sep 2011, at 12:57, Chris Boot wrote:
> > >>> On 17 Sep 2011, at 11:45, Woodhouse, David wrote:
> > >>>> I suppose it's vaguely possible that we're leaking them in such a way
> > >>>> that they remain on the rbtree, perhaps if the deferred unmap is never
> > >>>> actually happening... but I think it's a whole lot more likely that the
> > >>>> PCI driver is just never bothering to unmap the pages it maps.
> > > If you think 3w-9xxx is not unmapping pages it maps, please re-run with
> > > CONFIG_PCI_DMA_DEBUG=y
> >
> > Adam,
> >
> > I installed a fresh Debian system on a SATA disk connected to the built-in SATA controller, then played with loading/unloading the 3w-9xxx module and doing a few basic things. Without even prodding very much, I got this result:
> >
> > [ 1142.363173] ------------[ cut here ]------------
> > [ 1142.368507] WARNING: at lib/dma-debug.c:697 dma_debug_device_change+0x172/0x1a6()
> > [ 1142.377162] Hardware name: S1200BTL
> > [ 1142.381193] pci 0000:01:00.0: DMA-API: device driver has pending DMA allocations while released from device [count=37]
> > [ 1142.381194] One of leaked entries details: [device address=0x00000000fff9a000] [size=4096 bytes] [mapped with DMA_TO_DEVICE] [mapped as scather-gather]
> ...
> > [ 1142.381254] Mapped at:
> > [ 1142.381255] [<ffffffff811c35b1>] debug_dma_map_sg+0x3b/0x140
> > [ 1142.381256] [<ffffffffa00cb0db>] scsi_dma_map+0x9b/0xb7 [scsi_mod]
> > [ 1142.381260] [<ffffffffa012c675>] twa_scsiop_execute_scsi+0x141/0x3a5 [3w_9xxx]
> > [ 1142.381263] [<ffffffffa012ce3b>] twa_scsi_queue+0xd6/0x16a [3w_9xxx]
> > [ 1142.381265] [<ffffffffa00c4620>] scsi_dispatch_cmd+0x192/0x236 [scsi_mod]
>
> Seems like a smoking gun to me, although at first glance I can't see an
> *obvious* leak in the 3w-9xxx code. Adam?

Hardly ... all it's saying is that twa_exit doesn't wait for pending I/O
to complete, so when you remove the module it tears down in the middle
of an I/O. A bug, yes, but it's not indicative of any sort of leak in
the maps/unmaps.

James





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