Re: Oops on aoe module removal
From: Josh Boyer
Date: Fri Jan 04 2013 - 07:35:42 EST
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 04:00:46PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 02:50:46PM -0600, Ed Cashin wrote:
> > >>> The blk_alloc_queue has already done a bdi_init, so do not bdi_init again in
> > >>> aoeblk_gdalloc.
> > >>>
> > >>> The patch below applies to v3.5.6, with its v47 aoe driver. On my system it
> > >>> eliminates the list_del corruption messages.
> > >>
> > >> Since the patch doesn't apply to current -git, does the problem not
> > >> exist there?
> > >
> > > The original post is about an older kernel with the v47 aoe driver. The current mainline has a v81 aoe driver, so the patch for v3.5.6 isn't expected to apply to the mainline.
> > >
> > > I'm currently investigating the state of the mainline with relation to this issue.
> > I don't see the extra call to bdi_init in aoe driver v81 in the mainline git tree, and
> > I don't see the symptoms under discussion, either, when performing the same
> > test steps.
> > Kernels with aoe v47 can use the patch I just posted.
> > I'm going to go through the stable kernels and check, but I believe kernels after
> > v47 but before commit 0a41409c5180 should apply the fix in 0a41409c5180:
> > commit 0a41409c518083133e79015092585d68915865be
> > Author: Ed Cashin <ecashin@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Mon Dec 17 16:03:58 2012 -0800
> > aoe: remove vestigial request queue allocation
> > Josh, can you confirm that the patch I posted in this thread today works for
> > your customer?
> Sure. I'll get a test kernel built with that patch and ask them to
Dimitar confirmed in the bug that the kernel I built with the patch no
longer oopses on rmmod. Thanks for the quick turn around!
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