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From: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
To: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>,
	Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>,
	Kevin Hilman <khilman@kernel.org>,
	Thierry Reding <treding@nvidia.com>,
	Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	Yoshihiro Shimoda <yoshihiro.shimoda.uh@renesas.com>,
	Paul Kocialkowski <paul.kocialkowski@bootlin.com>,
	linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org, linux-pm@vger.kernel.org,
	iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] driver core: Extend deferred probe timeout on driver registration
Date: Fri, 20 May 2022 16:30:14 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YogkhvFGVcjNQ21Z@dev-arch.thelio-3990X> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220429220933.1350374-1-saravanak@google.com>

Hi Saravana,

On Fri, Apr 29, 2022 at 03:09:32PM -0700, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> The deferred probe timer that's used for this currently starts at
> late_initcall and runs for driver_deferred_probe_timeout seconds. The
> assumption being that all available drivers would be loaded and
> registered before the timer expires. This means, the
> driver_deferred_probe_timeout has to be pretty large for it to cover the
> worst case. But if we set the default value for it to cover the worst
> case, it would significantly slow down the average case. For this
> reason, the default value is set to 0.
> 
> Also, with CONFIG_MODULES=y and the current default values of
> driver_deferred_probe_timeout=0 and fw_devlink=on, devices with missing
> drivers will cause their consumer devices to always defer their probes.
> This is because device links created by fw_devlink defer the probe even
> before the consumer driver's probe() is called.
> 
> Instead of a fixed timeout, if we extend an unexpired deferred probe
> timer on every successful driver registration, with the expectation more
> modules would be loaded in the near future, then the default value of
> driver_deferred_probe_timeout only needs to be as long as the worst case
> time difference between two consecutive module loads.
> 
> So let's implement that and set the default value to 10 seconds when
> CONFIG_MODULES=y.
> 
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>
> Cc: Rob Herring <robh@kernel.org>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
> Cc: Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>
> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@kernel.org>
> Cc: Thierry Reding <treding@nvidia.com>
> Cc: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
> Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
> Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> Cc: Yoshihiro Shimoda <yoshihiro.shimoda.uh@renesas.com>
> Cc: Paul Kocialkowski <paul.kocialkowski@bootlin.com>
> Cc: linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-pm@vger.kernel.org
> Cc: iommu@lists.linux-foundation.org
> Signed-off-by: Saravana Kannan <saravanak@google.com>

I bisected a boot hang with ARCH=s390 defconfig in QEMU down to this
change as commit 2b28a1a84a0e ("driver core: Extend deferred probe
timeout on driver registration") in next-20220520 (bisect log below).

$ make -skj"$(nproc)" ARCH=s390 CROSS_COMPILE=s390x-linux-gnu- defconfig bzImage

$ timeout --foreground 15m stdbuf -oL -eL \
qemu-system-s390x \
-initrd ... \
-M s390-ccw-virtio \
-display none \
-kernel arch/s390/boot/bzImage \
-m 512m \
-nodefaults \
-serial mon:stdio
...
[    2.077303] In-situ OAM (IOAM) with IPv6
[    2.077639] NET: Registered PF_PACKET protocol family
[    2.078063] bridge: filtering via arp/ip/ip6tables is no longer available by default. Update your scripts to load br_netfilter if you need this.
[    2.078795] Key type dns_resolver registered
[    2.079317] cio: Channel measurement facility initialized using format extended (mode autodetected)
[    2.081494] Discipline DIAG cannot be used without z/VM
[  260.626363] random: crng init done
qemu-system-s390x: terminating on signal 15 from pid 3815762 (timeout)

We have a simple rootfs available if necessary:

https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/boot-utils/raw/bc0d17785eb67f1edd0ee0a134970a807895f741/images/s390/rootfs.cpio.zst

If there is any other information I can provide, please let me know!

Cheers,
Nathan

# bad: [18ecd30af1a8402c162cca1bd58771c0e5be7815] Add linux-next specific files for 20220520
# good: [b015dcd62b86d298829990f8261d5d154b8d7af5] Merge tag 'for-5.18/parisc-4' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/deller/parisc-linux
git bisect start '18ecd30af1a8402c162cca1bd58771c0e5be7815' 'b015dcd62b86d298829990f8261d5d154b8d7af5'
# good: [f9b63740b666dd9887eb0282d21b5f65bb0cadd0] Merge branch 'master' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/herbert/cryptodev-2.6.git
git bisect good f9b63740b666dd9887eb0282d21b5f65bb0cadd0
# good: [1f5eb3e76303572f0318e8c50da51c516580aa03] Merge branch 'master' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git
git bisect good 1f5eb3e76303572f0318e8c50da51c516580aa03
# bad: [4c1d9cc0363691893ef94fa0d798faca013e27d3] Merge branch 'staging-next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/staging.git
git bisect bad 4c1d9cc0363691893ef94fa0d798faca013e27d3
# bad: [dcb68304485c0ba5f84f1a54687c751b68263d93] Merge branch 'usb-next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/johan/usb-serial.git
git bisect bad dcb68304485c0ba5f84f1a54687c751b68263d93
# good: [61271996dc46aecb40fd26f89a4ec0a6bd8f3a8f] Merge branch 'next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm.git
git bisect good 61271996dc46aecb40fd26f89a4ec0a6bd8f3a8f
# good: [d4db45a71f56032b552e161968bb0e5fdd2767f8] Merge branch 'for-next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/pavel/linux-leds.git
git bisect good d4db45a71f56032b552e161968bb0e5fdd2767f8
# good: [d090c7a2ab84663185e4abda21d7d83880937c8a] USB / dwc3: Fix a checkpatch warning in core.c
git bisect good d090c7a2ab84663185e4abda21d7d83880937c8a
# bad: [b232b02bf3c205b13a26dcec08e53baddd8e59ed] driver core: fix deadlock in __device_attach
git bisect bad b232b02bf3c205b13a26dcec08e53baddd8e59ed
# good: [4c32174a24759d5ac6dc42b508fcec2afb8b9602] Documentation: dd: Use ReST lists for return values of driver_deferred_probe_check_state()
git bisect good 4c32174a24759d5ac6dc42b508fcec2afb8b9602
# good: [38ea74eb8fc1b82b39e13a6527095a0036539117] rpmsg: use local 'dev' variable
git bisect good 38ea74eb8fc1b82b39e13a6527095a0036539117
# good: [1f7ff11ca68f464b6a9a71b8fbe9e5219e7cac57] driver core: location: Add "back" as a possible output for panel
git bisect good 1f7ff11ca68f464b6a9a71b8fbe9e5219e7cac57
# good: [6ee60e9c9f2f83ad218159af6a175c57a395ae69] MAINTAINERS: add Russ Weight as a firmware loader maintainer
git bisect good 6ee60e9c9f2f83ad218159af6a175c57a395ae69
# bad: [15f214f9bdb7c1f560b4bf863c5a72ff53b442a4] topology: Remove unused cpu_cluster_mask()
git bisect bad 15f214f9bdb7c1f560b4bf863c5a72ff53b442a4
# bad: [2b28a1a84a0eb3412bad1a2d5cce2bb4addec626] driver core: Extend deferred probe timeout on driver registration
git bisect bad 2b28a1a84a0eb3412bad1a2d5cce2bb4addec626
# first bad commit: [2b28a1a84a0eb3412bad1a2d5cce2bb4addec626] driver core: Extend deferred probe timeout on driver registration

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-05-20 23:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-29 22:09 [PATCH v1] driver core: Extend deferred probe timeout on driver registration Saravana Kannan
2022-05-13 12:48 ` Mark Brown
2022-05-13 13:58 ` Rob Herring
2022-05-13 17:25   ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-16 13:49     ` Rob Herring
2022-05-20 23:30 ` Nathan Chancellor [this message]
2022-05-20 23:49   ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-21  0:04     ` Nathan Chancellor
2022-05-21  0:15       ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-23 15:17         ` Nathan Chancellor
2022-05-23 20:04           ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-23 22:14             ` Nathan Chancellor
2022-05-24  3:43               ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-24 16:41                 ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2022-05-24 17:46                   ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-25  7:11                     ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2022-05-25 19:49                       ` Saravana Kannan
2022-05-29  8:34                         ` Niklas Cassel
2022-05-30  4:59                           ` Saravana Kannan

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