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SubjectRe: 5.13-rt1 + KVM = WARNING: at fs/eventfd.c:74 eventfd_signal()
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在 2021/7/15 下午7:05, Paolo Bonzini 写道:
> On 15/07/21 12:10, He Zhe wrote:
>> The following was provided in this thread. The commit log contains
>> the call traces that I met and fixed back to Apr. 2020.
>>
>> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210618084412.18257-1-zhe.he@windriver.com/
>>
>
>> 001: WARNING: CPU: 1 PID: 1503 at fs/eventfd.c:73
>> eventfd_signal+0x85/0xa0
>> ---- snip ----
>> 001: Call Trace:
>> 001:  vhost_signal+0x15e/0x1b0 [vhost]
>> 001:  vhost_add_used_and_signal_n+0x2b/0x40 [vhost]
>> 001:  handle_rx+0xb9/0x900 [vhost_net]
>> 001:  handle_rx_net+0x15/0x20 [vhost_net]
>> 001:  vhost_worker+0xbe/0x120 [vhost]
>> 001:  kthread+0x106/0x140
>> 001:  ? log_used.part.0+0x20/0x20 [vhost]
>> 001:  ? kthread_park+0x90/0x90
>> 001:  ret_from_fork+0x35/0x40
>
> This call trace is not of a reentrant call; there is only one call to
> eventfd_signal.  It does fit the symptoms that Daniel reported for
> PREEMPT_RT though.
>
>> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/beac2025-2e11-8ed0-61e2-9f6e633482e8@redhat.com/
>>
>
> This one is about PREEMPT_RT, so it would be fixed by local_lock.
>
> There _may_ be two bugs, so let's start by fixing this one.  Once this
> one is fixed, we will examine the call stacks of any further reports,
> and diagnose whether the second bug (if it exists) is related to
> vDUSE, PREEMPT_RT or neeither.


For VDUSE we may still need the patch since it tries to relay
notifications (eventfds) which means the recursion of the eventfd signal.

But looking at the comment in the eventfd_signal() which say we should
check with eventfd_signal_count() and delay the signal into a safe
context (e.g workqueue etc).

Thanks


>
> Paolo
>

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