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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Yimin Deng <yimin11.deng@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-rt-users@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: kernel BUG at kernel/rtmutex_common.h:75
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 2015 19:09:43 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.11.1511071908340.4032@nanos> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.11.1511061215400.4032@nanos>

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On Fri, 6 Nov 2015, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Nov 2015, Yimin Deng wrote:
> > It seems that the purpose to call the remove_waiter() is to remove the
> > waiter added by “plist_add(&waiter->list_entry, &lock->wait_list);” in
> > the task_blocks_on_rt_mutex(). But in the scenario above there's no
> > waiter on the lock yet and
> > the waiter has not been added into the wait list of the lock in the
> > task_blocks_on_rt_mutex() due to the failure “-EAGAIN”. So it reported
> > kernel BUG in the rt_mutex_top_waiter().
> > 
> > I modified it as below and the issue seems disappear.
> > - if (unlikely(ret))
> > + if (unlikely(ret && (-EAGAIN != ret)))
> >        remove_waiter(lock, waiter);
> > 
> > Could the scenario above be possible? If so, how to resolve this issue?
> > Thanks!
> 
> Yes it is possible. Nice detective work!
> 
> Your solution is correct, but actually it's not sufficient, because we
> have another possibility to return early without being queued
> (-EDEADLOCK). Find the full solution below.
> 
> Thanks for tracking that down!

Btw, please update to 3.12.48-rt66. It contains quite some bugfixes in
the area of futex/rtmutex.

Thanks,

	tglx

  reply	other threads:[~2015-11-07 18:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-11-04 14:35 Yimin Deng
2015-11-06 14:41 ` Thomas Gleixner
2015-11-07 18:09   ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2015-11-08  3:31     ` Yimin Deng
2018-03-12 14:28 [PATCH] kernel/rtmutex: Handle non enqueued waiters gracefully in remove_waiter() Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2018-03-16 12:20 ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-19 15:11   ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-03-27 12:14     ` [PATCH v2] locking/rtmutex: " Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2018-03-28 21:07       ` [tip:locking/core] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra

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