perf_counter: Fix context removal deadlock
Ingo Molnar [Wed, 20 May 2009 18:13:28 +0000 (20:13 +0200)]
Disable the PMU globally before removing a counter from a
context. This fixes the following lockup:

[22081.741922] ------------[ cut here ]------------
[22081.746668] WARNING: at arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c:803 intel_pmu_handle_irq+0x9b/0x24e()
[22081.755624] Hardware name: X8DTN
[22081.758903] perfcounters: irq loop stuck!
[22081.762985] Modules linked in:
[22081.766136] Pid: 11082, comm: perf Not tainted 2.6.30-rc6-tip #226
[22081.772432] Call Trace:
[22081.774940]  <NMI>  [<ffffffff81019aed>] ? intel_pmu_handle_irq+0x9b/0x24e
[22081.781993]  [<ffffffff81019aed>] ? intel_pmu_handle_irq+0x9b/0x24e
[22081.788368]  [<ffffffff8104505c>] ? warn_slowpath_common+0x77/0xa3
[22081.794649]  [<ffffffff810450d3>] ? warn_slowpath_fmt+0x40/0x45
[22081.800696]  [<ffffffff81019aed>] ? intel_pmu_handle_irq+0x9b/0x24e
[22081.807080]  [<ffffffff814d1a72>] ? perf_counter_nmi_handler+0x3f/0x4a
[22081.813751]  [<ffffffff814d2d09>] ? notifier_call_chain+0x58/0x86
[22081.819951]  [<ffffffff8105b250>] ? notify_die+0x2d/0x32
[22081.825392]  [<ffffffff814d1414>] ? do_nmi+0x8e/0x242
[22081.830538]  [<ffffffff814d0f0a>] ? nmi+0x1a/0x20
[22081.835342]  [<ffffffff8117e102>] ? selinux_file_free_security+0x0/0x1a
[22081.842105]  [<ffffffff81018793>] ? x86_pmu_disable_counter+0x15/0x41
[22081.848673]  <<EOE>>  [<ffffffff81018f3d>] ? x86_pmu_disable+0x86/0x103
[22081.855512]  [<ffffffff8108fedd>] ? __perf_counter_remove_from_context+0x0/0xfe
[22081.862926]  [<ffffffff8108fcbc>] ? counter_sched_out+0x30/0xce
[22081.868909]  [<ffffffff8108ff36>] ? __perf_counter_remove_from_context+0x59/0xfe
[22081.876382]  [<ffffffff8106808a>] ? smp_call_function_single+0x6c/0xe6
[22081.882955]  [<ffffffff81091b96>] ? perf_release+0x86/0x14c
[22081.888600]  [<ffffffff810c4c84>] ? __fput+0xe7/0x195
[22081.893718]  [<ffffffff810c213e>] ? filp_close+0x5b/0x62
[22081.899107]  [<ffffffff81046a70>] ? put_files_struct+0x64/0xc2
[22081.905031]  [<ffffffff8104841a>] ? do_exit+0x1e2/0x6ef
[22081.910360]  [<ffffffff814d0a60>] ? _spin_lock_irqsave+0x9/0xe
[22081.916292]  [<ffffffff8104898e>] ? do_group_exit+0x67/0x93
[22081.921953]  [<ffffffff810489cc>] ? sys_exit_group+0x12/0x16
[22081.927759]  [<ffffffff8100baab>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
[22081.934076] ---[ end trace 3a3936ce3e1b4505 ]---

And could potentially also fix the lockup reported by Marcelo Tosatti.

Also, print more debug info in case of a detected lockup.

[ Impact: fix lockup ]

Reported-by: Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: Corey Ashford <cjashfor@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
LKML-Reference: <new-submission>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c
kernel/perf_counter.c

index c109819..6cc1660 100644 (file)
@@ -740,6 +740,7 @@ static int intel_pmu_handle_irq(struct pt_regs *regs, int nmi)
 again:
        if (++loops > 100) {
                WARN_ONCE(1, "perfcounters: irq loop stuck!\n");
+               perf_counter_print_debug();
                return 1;
        }
 
index 69d4de8..08584c1 100644 (file)
@@ -208,18 +208,17 @@ static void __perf_counter_remove_from_context(void *info)
                return;
 
        spin_lock_irqsave(&ctx->lock, flags);
+       /*
+        * Protect the list operation against NMI by disabling the
+        * counters on a global level.
+        */
+       perf_disable();
 
        counter_sched_out(counter, cpuctx, ctx);
 
        counter->task = NULL;
 
-       /*
-        * Protect the list operation against NMI by disabling the
-        * counters on a global level. NOP for non NMI based counters.
-        */
-       perf_disable();
        list_del_counter(counter, ctx);
-       perf_enable();
 
        if (!ctx->task) {
                /*
@@ -231,6 +230,7 @@ static void __perf_counter_remove_from_context(void *info)
                            perf_max_counters - perf_reserved_percpu);
        }
 
+       perf_enable();
        spin_unlock_irqrestore(&ctx->lock, flags);
 }