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From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
To: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: linux-next: objtool hang/loop?
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2021 13:47:30 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f45ba1d7-a175-c284-5489-b2c2eaa7131c@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210804183419.k7p3tvqerwgzxpuz@treble>

On 8/4/21 11:34 AM, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 07:25:21PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> Hi Josh & Peter,
>>
>> Yesterday (2021-07-27), one of my x86_64 randconfig build ran for
>> over 2 hours (it's a slow core i5 laptop and spinning rust media).
>> I killed it and reran the .config file today on linux-next-20210728.
>> I killed this one after 30 minutes on its last message:
>>    OBJTOOL vmlinux.o
>>
>> This is a .config with # CONFIG_MODULES is not set.
>> vmlinux.o is 253 MB in size.
>> I see that using verbose make (V=1) won't help me any here.
>>
>> The problematic (if it is a problem: maybe I didn't wait long
>> enough?) .config file is attached.  The gzipped vmlinux.o file is at:
>>    http://www.infradead.org/~rdunlap/vmlinux.o.gz
>>
>> If there is a problem, I can test any patches...
> 
> Hi Randy,
> 
> I'm guessing your laptop doesn't have a lot of RAM.  I ran

Hey, it has a whopping 6 GB of RAM. :)

>    /usr/bin/time -v tools/objtool/objtool check --noinstr --vmlinux --no-fp --uaccess vmlinux.o
> 
> It showed a max RSS of 6.5GB.
> 
> Can you try this patch from Peter?  It halves the memory usage.
> 
>    https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20210507164925.GC54801@worktop.programming.kicks-ass.net

Yes, that fixes the problem for me. Thanks.

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Tested-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>

-- 
~Randy



  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-04 20:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-29  2:25 Randy Dunlap
2021-08-04 18:34 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-08-04 20:47   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2021-08-05 11:05   ` Peter Zijlstra

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