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SubjectRe: [Intel-gfx] 4.10-rc2 oops in DRM connector code
On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 12:22 PM, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com> wrote:
> On 01/09/2017 08:59 AM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:50 PM, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com> wrote:
>>> On 01/09/2017 08:41 AM, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com> wrote:
>>>>> Well, now I found where the -2 comes from.
>>>>> intel_dp_register_mst_connector() calls drm_connector_register(), which
>>>>> fails to add the kobject (warning below). But, it does zero error
>>>>> checking on the drm_connector_register() call and leaves the
>>>>> partially-constructed connector in place.
>>>>>
>>>>> The next time some poor, hapless code goes and tries to do anything with
>>>>> that kdev, they oops. I'm perplexed by this, though. The
>>>>> drm_dp_mst_topology_cbs->register_connector just returns void. It seems
>>>>> a bit goofy that it can't even _return_ failure.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there some stable code to go back to here? Or, is there something
>>>>> about my configuration that's unique? I really wonder why nobody else
>>>>> is running into this.
>>>>>
>>>>> There's probably some other race going on here. This warning doesn't
>>>>> happen on every boot.
>>>> This smells more like the root-cause: Something goes wrong on boot
>>>> that prevents connectors from properly registering, then we fall over
>>>> later on. And the register callback is intentionally void, assuming
>>>> that any prep work has been done earlier and that therefore the
>>>> register step can't fail. Can you pls check whether the oops later on
>>>> only happens together with this warning at boot, or whether they're
>>>> not correlated?
>>>
>>> Looking through my logs, I can't find any instance of the oops without
>>> the warning at boot. So I do think the later oops is entirely caused by
>>> the issue warned about in early boot.
>>
>> Hm, I guess then we'd need to fix that boot-up warning. Can you try to
>> figure out why it's unhappy? On a hunch it could be that we call
>> drm_connector_register from the mst probe worker before the main
>> driver load thread has reached the drm_dev_register call. A few printk
>> to decide whether that's the case (plus a few boot-up tests to gather
>> the statistics, sorry about that) would be real great.
>>
>> If that's inconclusive I'm again a bit low on ideas ...
>
> I'll do that shortly. But, for now I can confirm that the failure is
> precipitated by the !parent check in sysfs_create_dir_ns().
>
> I also can't reproduce this if I build i915 as a module. It only
> happens when built in.

FWIW, we ran into a race with fbdev and mst topology discovery. Maybe
you are seeing something similar?

Alex


>
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400547] sysfs_create_dir_ns()::53 error: -2
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400554] create_dir()::75 error: -2
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400558] ------------[ cut here ]------------
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400565] WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 90 at lib/kobject.c:249 kobject_add_internal+0x273/0x320
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400569] kobject_add_internal failed for card0-DP-3 (error: -2 parent: card0)
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400572] Modules linked in:
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400577] CPU: 1 PID: 90 Comm: kworker/1:2 Not tainted 4.10.0-rc3-dirty #61
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400579] Hardware name: LENOVO 20F5S7V800/20F5S7V800, BIOS R02ET50W (1.23 ) 09/20/2016
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400585] Workqueue: events_long drm_dp_mst_link_probe_work
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400588] Call Trace:
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400593] dump_stack+0x67/0x99
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400598] __warn+0xd1/0xf0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400601] warn_slowpath_fmt+0x4f/0x60
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400604] kobject_add_internal+0x273/0x320
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400607] kobject_add+0x65/0xb0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400611] ? klist_init+0x31/0x40
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400615] device_add+0x102/0x5d0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400619] ? kfree_const+0x22/0x30
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400623] device_create_groups_vargs+0xd8/0x100
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400626] device_create_with_groups+0x36/0x40
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400631] ? drm_fb_helper_add_one_connector+0x57/0xd0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400636] ? kmem_cache_alloc_trace+0x1d2/0x1f0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400641] drm_sysfs_connector_add+0x60/0xe0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400645] drm_connector_register+0x21/0xc0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400649] intel_dp_register_mst_connector+0x41/0x50
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400653] drm_dp_add_port+0x350/0x450
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400657] ? rcu_early_boot_tests+0x1/0x10
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400660] ? schedule_timeout+0x1cd/0x390
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400664] ? __might_sleep+0x4a/0x90
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400667] ? mutex_lock+0x25/0x50
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400670] ? drm_dp_mst_wait_tx_reply+0x118/0x1e0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400673] ? prepare_to_wait_event+0x120/0x120
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400675] drm_sysfs_connector_add() connector: ffff88040c778000 kdev: ffff88040ef15000
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400681] ? drm_dp_check_mstb_guid+0x3d/0x120
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400684] drm_dp_send_link_address+0x185/0x1f0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400688] drm_dp_check_and_send_link_address+0xad/0xc0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400691] drm_dp_mst_link_probe_work+0x57/0xa0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400694] process_one_work+0x14b/0x430
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400697] worker_thread+0x12b/0x4a0
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400700] kthread+0x10c/0x140
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400703] ? process_one_work+0x430/0x430
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400706] ? kthread_create_on_node+0x40/0x40
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400709] ret_from_fork+0x27/0x40
>> Jan 9 09:07:34 ray kernel: [ 1.400714] ---[ end trace 0009c9dc7b253d9c ]---
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