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Old 01-26-2010, 03:44 PM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default UBUNTU: (pre-stable) driver-co fix devtmpfs crash on s390

From: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>

commit f776c5ec4690b21b3668ad5956774a22c86f541a upstream.
BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/512370

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 05:26:20PM +0530, Sachin Sant wrote:
> Hello Heiko,
>
> Today while trying to boot next-20100118 i came across
> the following Oops :
>
> Brought up 4 CPUs
> Unable to handle kernel pointer dereference at virtual kernel address 0000000000
> 543000
> Oops: 0004 #1 SMP
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 0 Not tainted 2.6.33-rc4-autotest-next-20100118-5-default #1
> Process swapper (pid: 1, task: 00000000fd792038, ksp: 00000000fd797a30)
> Krnl PSW : 0704200180000000 00000000001eb0b8 (shmem_parse_options+0xc0/0x328)
> R:0 T:1 IO:1 EX:1 Key:0 M:1 W:0 P:0 AS:0 CC:2 PM:0 EA:3
> Krnl GPRS: 000000000054388a 000000000000003d 0000000000543836 000000000000003d
> 0000000000000000 0000000000483f28 0000000000536112 00000000fd797d00
> 00000000fd4ba100 0000000000000100 0000000000483978 0000000000543832
> 0000000000000000 0000000000465958 00000000001eb0b0 00000000fd797c58
> Krnl Code: 00000000001eb0aa: c0e5000994f1 brasl %r14,31da8c
> 00000000001eb0b0: b9020022 ltgr %r2,%r2
> 00000000001eb0b4: a784010b brc 8,1eb2ca
> >00000000001eb0b8: 92002000 mvi 0(%r2),0
> 00000000001eb0bc: a7080000 lhi %r0,0
> 00000000001eb0c0: 41902001 la %r9,1(%r2)
> 00000000001eb0c4: b9040016 lgr %r1,%r6
> 00000000001eb0c8: b904002b lgr %r2,%r11
> Call Trace:
> (<00000000fd797c50> 0xfd797c50)
> <00000000001eb5da> shmem_fill_super+0x13a/0x25c
> <0000000000228cfa> get_sb_single+0xbe/0xdc
> <000000000034ffc0> dev_get_sb+0x2c/0x38
> <000000000066c602> devtmpfs_init+0x46/0xc0
> <000000000066c53e> driver_init+0x22/0x60
> <000000000064d40a> kernel_init+0x24e/0x3d0
> <000000000010a7ea> kernel_thread_starter+0x6/0xc
> <000000000010a7e4> kernel_thread_starter+0x0/0xc
>
> I never tried to boot a kernel with DEVTMPFS enabled on a s390 box.
> So am wondering if this is supported or not ? If you think this
> is supported i will send a mail to community on this.

There is nothing arch specific to devtmpfs. This part crashes because the
kernel tries to modify the data read-only section which is write protected
on s390.

Signed-off-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
Acked-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
---
drivers/base/devtmpfs.c | 3 ++-
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/base/devtmpfs.c b/drivers/base/devtmpfs.c
index 2c60454..50c5222 100644
--- a/drivers/base/devtmpfs.c
+++ b/drivers/base/devtmpfs.c
@@ -345,6 +345,7 @@ int __init devtmpfs_init(void)
{
int err;
struct vfsmount *mnt;
+ char options[] = "mode=0755";

err = register_filesystem(&dev_fs_type);
if (err) {
@@ -353,7 +354,7 @@ int __init devtmpfs_init(void)
return err;
}

- mnt = kern_mount_data(&dev_fs_type, "mode=0755");
+ mnt = kern_mount_data(&dev_fs_type, options);
if (IS_ERR(mnt)) {
err = PTR_ERR(mnt);
printk(KERN_ERR "devtmpfs: unable to create devtmpfs %i
", err);
--
1.6.3.3


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