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From: Waiman Long <waiman.long@hp.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Aswin Chandramouleeswaran <aswin@hp.com>,
	Scott J Norton <scott.norton@hp.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: SIGSEGV when using "perf record -g" with 3.13-rc* kernel
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:33:12 -0500
Message-ID: <52D6AA38.2040606@hp.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20140110200603.GJ7572@laptop.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On 01/10/2014 03:06 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>
> :-)
>
> Something like this perhaps?
>
> ---
> Subject: x86, mm: Allow double faults from interrupts
>
> Waiman managed to trigger a PMI while in a emulate_vsyscall() fault, the
> PMI in turn managed to trigger a fault while obtaining a stack trace.
> This triggered the double fault logic and killed the process dead.
>
> Fix this by explicitly excluding interrupts from the double fault logic.
>
> Reported-by: Waiman Long<waiman.long@hp.com>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra<peterz@infradead.org>
> ---
>   arch/x86/mm/fault.c | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
>   1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/fault.c b/arch/x86/mm/fault.c
> index 9ff85bb8dd69..4c8e32986aad 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/mm/fault.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/fault.c
> @@ -641,6 +641,20 @@ no_context(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long error_code,
>
>   	/* Are we prepared to handle this kernel fault? */
>   	if (fixup_exception(regs)) {
> +		/*
> +		 * Any interrupt that takes a fault gets the fixup. This
> +		 * makes the below double fault logic only apply to a
> +		 * task double faulting from task context.
> +		 */
> +		if (in_interrupt())
> +			return;
> +
> +		/*
> +		 * Per the above we're !in_interrupt(), aka. task context.
> +		 *
> +		 * In this case we need to make sure we're not double faulting
> +		 * through the emulate_vsyscall() logic.
> +		 */
>   		if (current_thread_info()->sig_on_uaccess_error&&  signal) {
>   			tsk->thread.trap_nr = X86_TRAP_PF;
>   			tsk->thread.error_code = error_code | PF_USER;
> @@ -649,6 +663,10 @@ no_context(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long error_code,
>   			/* XXX: hwpoison faults will set the wrong code. */
>   			force_sig_info_fault(signal, si_code, address, tsk, 0);
>   		}
> +
> +		/*
> +		 * Barring that, we can do the fixup and be happy.
> +		 */
>   		return;
>   	}
>

Are you going to send out an official patch to fix this problem? I 
really like to see it merged into 3.13 before it is released.

-Longman

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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-01-10 15:29 Waiman Long
2014-01-10 16:58 ` Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-10 17:02   ` Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-10 17:41     ` Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-10 18:54       ` Andy Lutomirski
2014-01-10 19:43         ` Waiman Long
2014-01-10 19:56           ` Andy Lutomirski
2014-01-10 20:12             ` Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-10 20:06         ` Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-10 20:28           ` Andy Lutomirski
2014-01-15 15:33           ` Waiman Long [this message]
2014-01-16 13:39           ` [tip:perf/core] x86, mm, perf: Allow recursive faults from interrupts tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2014-01-17 18:10             ` Waiman Long
2014-01-17 19:17               ` Andy Lutomirski
2014-01-17 20:08                 ` Waiman Long
2014-01-17 21:07                   ` Andy Lutomirski
2014-01-10 19:37     ` SIGSEGV when using "perf record -g" with 3.13-rc* kernel Waiman Long
2014-01-10 20:10       ` Peter Zijlstra

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