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SubjectRe: vhost changes (batched) in linux-next after 12/13 trigger random crashes in KVM guests after reboot
On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 12:34:50PM +0100, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>
>
> On 07.01.20 10:39, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 09:59:16AM +0100, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> On 06.01.20 11:50, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 04:59:02PM +0100, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> >>>> On 18.12.19 16:10, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 03:43:43PM +0100, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> >>>>>> Michael,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> with
> >>>>>> commit db7286b100b503ef80612884453bed53d74c9a16 (refs/bisect/skip-db7286b100b503ef80612884453bed53d74c9a16)
> >>>>>> vhost: use batched version by default
> >>>>>> plus
> >>>>>> commit 6bd262d5eafcdf8cdfae491e2e748e4e434dcda6 (HEAD, refs/bisect/bad)
> >>>>>> Revert "vhost/net: add an option to test new code"
> >>>>>> to make things compile (your next tree is not easily bisectable, can you fix that as well?).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'll try.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I get random crashes in my s390 KVM guests after reboot.
> >>>>>> Reverting both patches together with commit decd9b8 "vhost: use vhost_desc instead of vhost_log" to
> >>>>>> make it compile again) on top of linux-next-1218 makes the problem go away.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Looks like the batched version is not yet ready for prime time. Can you drop these patches until
> >>>>>> we have fixed the issues?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Christian
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Will do, thanks for letting me know.
> >>>>
> >>>> I have confirmed with the initial reporter (internal test team) that <driver name='qemu'/>
> >>>> with a known to be broken linux next kernel also fixes the problem, so it is really the
> >>>> vhost changes.
> >>>
> >>> OK I'm back and trying to make it more bisectable.
> >>>
> >>> I pushed a new tag "batch-v2".
> >>> It's same code but with this bisect should get more information.
> >>
> >> I get the following with this tag
> >>
> >> drivers/vhost/net.c: In function ‘vhost_net_tx_get_vq_desc’:
> >> drivers/vhost/net.c:574:7: error: implicit declaration of function ‘vhost_get_vq_desc_batch’; did you mean ‘vhost_get_vq_desc’? [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
> >> 574 | r = vhost_get_vq_desc_batch(tvq, tvq->iov, ARRAY_SIZE(tvq->iov),
> >> | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >> | vhost_get_vq_desc
> >>
> >
> > Not sure why but I pushed a wrong commit. Sorry. Should be good now.
> >
>
> during bisect:
>
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c: In function ‘vhost_get_vq_desc_batch’:
> drivers/vhost/vhost.c:2634:8: error: ‘id’ undeclared (first use in this function); did you mean ‘i’?
> 2634 | ret = id;
> | ^~
> | i
>
> I changed that to i

Hmm no that's wrong I think. Sorry about all the errors. Let me push a
fixed v3.

>
> The last step then gave me (on commit 50297a8480b439efc5f3f23088cb2d90b799acef vhost: use batched version by default)
> net enc1: Unexpected TXQ (0) queue failure: -5
> in the guest.
>
> bisect log so far:
> [cborntra@m83lp52 linux]$ git bisect log
> git bisect start
> # bad: [3131e79bb9e9892a5a6bd33513de9bc90b20e867] vhost: use vhost_desc instead of vhost_log
> git bisect bad 3131e79bb9e9892a5a6bd33513de9bc90b20e867
> # good: [d1281e3a562ec6a08f944a876481dd043ba739b9] virtio-blk: remove VIRTIO_BLK_F_SCSI support
> git bisect good d1281e3a562ec6a08f944a876481dd043ba739b9
> # good: [5b00aab5b6332a67e32dace1dcd3a198ab94ed56] vhost: option to fetch descriptors through an independent struct
> git bisect good 5b00aab5b6332a67e32dace1dcd3a198ab94ed56
> # good: [5b00aab5b6332a67e32dace1dcd3a198ab94ed56] vhost: option to fetch descriptors through an independent struct
> git bisect good 5b00aab5b6332a67e32dace1dcd3a198ab94ed56
> # bad: [1414d7ee3d10d2ec2bc4ee652d1d90ec91da1c79] vhost: batching fetches
> git bisect bad 1414d7ee3d10d2ec2bc4ee652d1d90ec91da1c79
>
>
>

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