lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Nov]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: [ata_port_probe] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000350
On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 1:19 PM, Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@intel.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 08:09:35PM +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> FYI this happens in mainline kernel 4.14.0-00902-g43ff2f4.
>> It looks happen since 4.11.
>>
>> It occurs in 12 out of 108 boots.
>>
>> [ 20.057810] ata2: PATA max MWDMA2 cmd 0x170 ctl 0x376 bmdma 0xc0c8 irq
>> 15
>> [ 20.219346] ata2.01: NODEV after polling detection
>> [ 20.222140] ata2.00: ATAPI: QEMU DVD-ROM, 2.5+, max UDMA/100
>> [ 20.232461] ata2.00: configured for MWDMA2
>> [ 20.235209] ata2.00: disabled
>> [ 20.247746] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at
>> 0000000000000350
>> [ 20.250638] IP: ata_port_wait_eh+0xa1/0xe5:
>>
>
>
> Here is a similar issue in ata_scsi_scan_host(). It only happened once.
>
>
> /pkg/linux/x86_64-randconfig-in0-11110243/gcc-6/cf9b0772f2e410645fece13b749bd56505b998b8/dmesg-vm-ivb41-quantal-x86_64-4:20171120120806:x86_64-randconfig-in0-11110243:4.14.0-10859-gcf9b077:1
>
> [ 56.376960] ata2.00: ATAPI: QEMU DVD-ROM, 2.5+, max UDMA/100
> [ 56.379169] ata2.00: configured for MWDMA2
> [ 56.381518] ata2.00: disabled
> [ 56.385696] sd 1:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
> [ 56.395326] sd 1:0:0:0: [sda] Synchronizing SCSI cache

I guess both can be explained by the same race as the previous one, with
async probe racing against removal. The first one might be a use-after-free
problem, the second one could be the probing thread running after the
device got removed.

Arnd

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-11-21 13:55    [W:0.065 / U:0.044 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site