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SubjectRe: INFO: task hung in generic_file_write_iter
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On 2018/07/21 5:06, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:36:23 +0900 Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp> wrote:
>
>>>
>>> This report is stalling after mount() completed and process used remap_file_pages().
>>> I think that we might need to use debug printk(). But I don't know what to examine.
>>>
>>
>> Andrew, can you pick up this debug printk() patch?
>> I guess we can get the result within one week.
>
> Sure, let's toss it in -next for a while.
>
>> >From 8f55e00b21fefffbc6abd9085ac503c52a302464 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
>> Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:29:06 +0900
>> Subject: [PATCH] fs/buffer.c: add debug print for __getblk_gfp() stall problem
>>
>> Among syzbot's unresolved hung task reports, 18 out of 65 reports contain
>> __getblk_gfp() line in the backtrace. Since there is a comment block that
>> says that __getblk_gfp() will lock up the machine if try_to_free_buffers()
>> attempt from grow_dev_page() is failing, let's start from checking whether
>> syzbot is hitting that case. This change will be removed after the bug is
>> fixed.
>
> I'm not sure that grow_dev_page() is hanging. It has often been
> suspected, but always is proven innocent. Lets see.

syzbot reproduced this problem ( https://syzkaller.appspot.com/text?tag=CrashLog&x=11f2fc44400000 ) .
It says that grow_dev_page() is returning 1 but __find_get_block() is failing forever. Any idea?

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