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SubjectRe: Bisected KVM hang on x86-32 between v3.12 and v3.13
On 08/04/2014 21:14, Michele Ballabio wrote:
> On 08/04/2014 14:21, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 08:56:58PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 08:16:24PM +0200, Toralf Förster wrote:
>>>
>>>> v3.14-10353-g2b3a8fd works fine AFAICS
>>>> (BTW the fix is stable material, right ?)
>>>
>>> I'm fairly sure its not; its a rather invasive series; see:
>>>
>>> 2432e1364bbe x86: Nuke the supervisor_stack field in i386 thread_info
>>> b807902a88c4 x86: Nuke GET_THREAD_INFO_WITH_ESP() macro for i386
>>> 0788aa6a23cb x86: Prepare removal of previous_esp from i386 thread_info structure
>>> 198d208df437 x86: Keep thread_info on thread stack in x86_32
>>>
>>> Let me see if there's anything 'simpler' we can stuff in .13+
>>
>> OK.. so could someone test the below patch to see if that makes things
>> work for .13 and .14?
>>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/include/asm/preempt.h | 11 +++++++++++
>> include/linux/preempt.h | 4 ++++
>> include/linux/thread_info.h | 2 --
>> 3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/preempt.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/preempt.h
>> index c8b051933b1b..7ada46d8d4d8 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/preempt.h
>> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/preempt.h
>> @@ -5,6 +5,17 @@
>> #include <asm/percpu.h>
>> #include <linux/thread_info.h>
>>
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
>> +/*
>> + * i386's current_thread_info() depends on ESP and for interrupt/exception
>> + * stacks this doesn't yield the actual task thread_info.
>> + *
>> + * We hard rely on the fact that all the TIF_NEED_RESCHED bits are
>> + * the same, therefore use the slightly more expensive version below.
>> + */
>> +#define tif_need_resched() test_tsk_thread_flag(current, TIF_NEED_RESCHED)
>> +#endif
>> +
>> DECLARE_PER_CPU(int, __preempt_count);
>>
>> /*
>> diff --git a/include/linux/preempt.h b/include/linux/preempt.h
>> index de83b4eb1642..891c8f8b52fe 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/preempt.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/preempt.h
>> @@ -17,6 +17,10 @@
>>
>> #include <asm/preempt.h>
>>
>> +#ifndef tif_need_resched
>> +#define tif_need_resched() test_thread_flag(TIF_NEED_RESCHED)
>> +#endif
>> +
>> #if defined(CONFIG_DEBUG_PREEMPT) || defined(CONFIG_PREEMPT_TRACER)
>> extern void preempt_count_add(int val);
>> extern void preempt_count_sub(int val);
>> diff --git a/include/linux/thread_info.h b/include/linux/thread_info.h
>> index fddbe2023a5d..a629e4b23217 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/thread_info.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/thread_info.h
>> @@ -118,8 +118,6 @@ static inline __deprecated void set_need_resched(void)
>> */
>> }
>>
>> -#define tif_need_resched() test_thread_flag(TIF_NEED_RESCHED)
>> -
>> #if defined TIF_RESTORE_SIGMASK && !defined HAVE_SET_RESTORE_SIGMASK
>> /*
>> * An arch can define its own version of set_restore_sigmask() to get the
>>
>
> It works fine for me on top of v3.14.

And on top of v3.13, too.

Thanks.

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