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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] kernel/hung_task.c: disable on suspend
On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 5:23 PM Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> On 09/13, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 6:11 PM Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@redhat.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > It is possible to observe hung_task complaints when system goes to
> > > suspend-to-idle state:
> > >
> > > PM: Syncing filesystems ... done.
> > > Freezing user space processes ... (elapsed 0.001 seconds) done.
> > > OOM killer disabled.
> > > Freezing remaining freezable tasks ... (elapsed 0.002 seconds) done.
> > > sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Synchronizing SCSI cache
> > > INFO: task bash:1569 blocked for more than 120 seconds.
> > > Not tainted 4.19.0-rc3_+ #687
> > > "echo 0 > /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs" disables this message.
> > > bash D 0 1569 604 0x00000000
> > > Call Trace:
> > > ? __schedule+0x1fe/0x7e0
> > > schedule+0x28/0x80
> > > suspend_devices_and_enter+0x4ac/0x750
> > > pm_suspend+0x2c0/0x310
> >
> > This actually is a good catch, but the problem is related to what
> > happens to the monotonic clock during suspend to idle.
> >
> > The clock issue needs to be addressed anyway IMO and then this problem
> > will go away automatically.
>
> I don't understand your discussion with Vitaly, but shouldn't we make
> khungtaskd thread freezable anyway?

Well, if the Vitaly's patch is applied, that shouldn't be necessary
and I wouldn't like to add more freezable kernel threads if that's
avoidable TBH.

Cheers,
Rafael

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