Re: [uml-devel] kernel BUG at drivers/block/loop.c:621
From: Rob Landley
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 19:52:36 EST
On Friday 17 March 2006 7:24 pm, Blaisorblade wrote:
> On Saturday 18 March 2006 01:12, Rob Landley wrote:
> > I can reproduce the following in 2.6.16-rc5, User Mode Linux:
> > kernel BUG at drivers/block/loop.c:621!
> > Kernel panic - not syncing: BUG!
> > EIP: 0073:[<ffffe410>] CPU: 0 Not tainted ESP: 007b:b7de1f9c EFLAGS:
> > 00200246 Not tainted
> > EAX: 00000000 EBX: 000018be ECX: 00000013 EDX: 000018be
> > ESI: 000018bb EDI: 00000011 EBP: b7de1fb8 DS: 007b ES: 007b
> > 09b87bb4: [<0806c762>] show_regs+0x102/0x110
> > 09b87bd0: [<0805b6fc>] panic_exit+0x2c/0x50
> > 09b87be0: [<0807ff7d>] notifier_call_chain+0x2d/0x50
> > 09b87c00: [<08071095>] panic+0x75/0x120
> > 09b87c20: [<0812e181>] loop_thread+0x151/0x160
> > 09b87c4c: [<08065297>] run_kernel_thread+0x37/0x60
> > 09b87cfc: [<0805bbd1>] new_thread_handler+0x91/0xc0
> The below is strange - GCC is putting disks in the .text section or
> kallsyms has some bug.
> > 09b87d20: [<ffffe420>] disks+0xf7e7ec84/0x4
Isn't ffffe??? the FASTCALL page?
> > The reproduction sequence is a bit involved (my mount regression test and
> > the current svn snapshot of busybox are involved), and running the
> > following sequence of commands:
> > mount; mount -a; mount; mount /dev/loop1 /images/vfat.dir ;
> > losetup /dev/loop1; ls; vi /etc/fstab; cat /etc/fstab; losetup
> > /dev/loop0; mount /images/vfat.img /images/vfat.dir -o ro
> > The current busybox mount is still broken in a couple of known places
> > (hence the testing; I'm fixing it). But it probably shouldn't panic the
> > kernel...
> *) Is this reproducible on host?
Haven't tried. I value my laptop. :)
My host is running unbuntu 2.6.12, and my mount test requires a clean
environment with nothing else mounted when it first runs. (It basically
needs to run as PID 1. Among other things, it synthesizes variants of its
I don't think it's a uml bug, but I cc'd the UML list because that's where I
can easily reproduce it.
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