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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Dave Hansen <dave@sr71.net>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	"Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>,
	dhillf@gmail.com, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:51:15 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.02.1304101250320.21884@ionos> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.2.02.1304101024010.21884@ionos>

On Wed, 10 Apr 2013, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Apr 2013, Dave Hansen wrote:
> 
> > On 04/09/2013 12:30 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > On Tue, 9 Apr 2013, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > Thought more about it and found, that the stupid binding only works
> > > when the task is really descheduled. So there is a small window left,
> > > which could lead to this. Revised patch below.
> > > 
> > > Anyway a trace for that issue would be appreciated nevertheless.
> > 
> > Here you go:
> > 
> > 	http://sr71.net/~dave/linux/bigbox.1365539189.txt.gz
> 
> Hmm. Unfortunately migration/146 is not in the trace.
>  
> Can you please apply the patch below? That avoids the oops, but might
> hang an online operation. Though the machine should stay up and you
> should be able to retrieve the trace.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 	tglx
> ---
> Index: linux-2.6/kernel/smpboot.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.orig/kernel/smpboot.c
> +++ linux-2.6/kernel/smpboot.c
> @@ -131,7 +131,10 @@ static int smpboot_thread_fn(void *data)
>  			continue;
>  		}
>  
> -		BUG_ON(td->cpu != smp_processor_id());
> +		if (td->cpu != smp_processor_id()) {
> +			tracing_off();
> +			schedule();

Bah, that wants a continue. Revised patch below.

> +		}
>  
>  		/* Check for state change setup */
>  		switch (td->status) {
 
Index: linux-2.6/kernel/smpboot.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/kernel/smpboot.c
+++ linux-2.6/kernel/smpboot.c
@@ -131,7 +131,11 @@ static int smpboot_thread_fn(void *data)
 			continue;
 		}
 
-		BUG_ON(td->cpu != smp_processor_id());
+		if (td->cpu != smp_processor_id()) {
+			tracing_off();
+			schedule();
+			continue;
+		}
 
 		/* Check for state change setup */
 		switch (td->status) {

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-05 21:43 kernel BUG at kernel/smpboot.c:134! Dave Hansen
2013-04-06  7:12 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-06  8:31   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-07  9:20     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-07  9:50       ` Borislav Petkov
2013-04-08  9:24         ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-08 11:55           ` Borislav Petkov
2013-04-08 12:17             ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 14:38               ` [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 15:55                 ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-09 18:43                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 19:30                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-09 20:38                       ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-09 20:54                         ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-10  8:29                         ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-10 10:51                           ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2013-04-10 19:41                             ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-11 10:19                               ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 10:48                                 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 11:43                                   ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 11:59                                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 12:51                                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 12:54                                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 13:46                                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 18:07                                 ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-11 19:48                                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-10 14:03                   ` [PATCH] CPU hotplug, smpboot: Fix crash in smpboot_thread_fn() Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11  8:10                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 10:19                       ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 19:16                 ` [PATCH] kthread: Prevent unpark race which puts threads on the wrong cpu Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-11 20:47                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-11 21:19                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-12 10:59                       ` Thomas Gleixner
2013-04-12 11:26                         ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2013-04-15 19:49                         ` Dave Hansen
2013-04-12 10:41                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2013-04-12 12:32                 ` [tip:core/urgent] " tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner

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