x86: fix "BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context" in print_vma_addr()
authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Wed, 13 Feb 2008 19:21:06 +0000 (20:21 +0100)
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Thu, 14 Feb 2008 22:30:19 +0000 (23:30 +0100)
commite8bff74afbdb4ad72bf6135c84289c47cf557892
tree46b560c1f055a1fe7dbb9ad6b42b19f521e1ec27
parente760e716d47b48caf98da348368fd41b4a9b9e7e
x86: fix "BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context" in print_vma_addr()

Jiri Kosina reported the following deadlock scenario with
show_unhandled_signals enabled:

 [   68.379022] gnome-settings-[2941] trap int3 ip:3d2c840f34
 sp:7fff36f5d100 error:0<3>BUG: sleeping function called from invalid
 context at kernel/rwsem.c:21
 [   68.379039] in_atomic():1, irqs_disabled():0
 [   68.379044] no locks held by gnome-settings-/2941.
 [   68.379050] Pid: 2941, comm: gnome-settings- Not tainted 2.6.25-rc1 #30
 [   68.379054]
 [   68.379056] Call Trace:
 [   68.379061]  <#DB>  [<ffffffff81064883>] ? __debug_show_held_locks+0x13/0x30
 [   68.379109]  [<ffffffff81036765>] __might_sleep+0xe5/0x110
 [   68.379123]  [<ffffffff812f2240>] down_read+0x20/0x70
 [   68.379137]  [<ffffffff8109cdca>] print_vma_addr+0x3a/0x110
 [   68.379152]  [<ffffffff8100f435>] do_trap+0xf5/0x170
 [   68.379168]  [<ffffffff8100f52b>] do_int3+0x7b/0xe0
 [   68.379180]  [<ffffffff812f4a6f>] int3+0x9f/0xd0
 [   68.379203]  <<EOE>>
 [   68.379229]  in libglib-2.0.so.0.1505.0[3d2c800000+dc000]

and tracked it down to:

  commit 03252919b79891063cf99145612360efbdf9500b
  Author: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
  Date:   Wed Jan 30 13:33:18 2008 +0100

      x86: print which shared library/executable faulted in segfault etc. messages

the problem is that we call down_read() from an atomic context.

Solve this by returning from print_vma_addr() if the preempt count is
elevated. Update preempt_conditional_sti / preempt_conditional_cli to
unconditionally lift the preempt count even on !CONFIG_PREEMPT.

Reported-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
arch/x86/kernel/traps_64.c
mm/memory.c