lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2013]   [Oct]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [BUG 3.12.rc4] Oops: unable to handle kernel paging request during shutdown
On 28.10.2013 16:16, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>>> I tried that patch, together with all the kobj debug options
>>> enabled. With that kernel configuration I was unable to
>>> reproduce the problem during 500 typical workload / reboot
>>> cycles. Without the debug options I was able to reproduce the
>>> last reported panic after 91 cycles. The debug options seem to
>>> change timing sufficiently to mask the bug ;-(
>> Could you send me the kernel config please?
> I got your .config off-list, thanks Knut!
>
> It has all DEBUG_OBJECT options enabled:
>
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS=y
> # CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_SELFTEST is not set
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_FREE=y
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_TIMERS=y
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_WORK=y
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_RCU_HEAD=y
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_PERCPU_COUNTER=y
> CONFIG_DEBUG_OBJECTS_ENABLE_DEFAULT=1
>
> but it also has DEBUG_PAGEALLOC enabled:
>
> CONFIG_DEBUG_PAGEALLOC=y
>
> I'd suggest disabling that one - it kind of overlaps debugobjects
> and it will definitely be a big slowdown.

ACK
> I'd also suggest turning off lockdep for now:
>
> CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING=y
>
> because we know it does not trigger any useful warning. This too
> should speed up things a bit.

Well, for now that´s true. On one machine it emits the old warning about the
videobuf_dvb_find_frontend() / dvb_device_open() circular reference,
but that´s definitely unrelated.

>
> Whether this would make the crash reproducable again I don't know
> :-/

We´ll see ;-)
> Thanks,
>
> Ingo
>

--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2013-10-28 17:21    [W:0.067 / U:1.100 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site