Re: Processes hang in an unkillable state

From: Robert ÅwiÄcki
Date: Tue Apr 12 2011 - 17:59:47 EST

>> Ok, just to update you with what I'm currently doing:
>> I'm testing now with 2.6.39-rc3 - according to
>> it has vma_to_resize patch included
>> (982134ba62618c2d69fbbbd166d0a11ee3b7e3d8) - I applied the latest
>> Linus' patch for sys_mlock (the one patching memory.c and mlock.c),
>> disabled the sys_madvise in the fuzzer, and now I got the following
>> (full kdb dump attached)
> Ok, that's different from the apparent livelock.
> Except it once again is one of the BUG_ON's in vma_prio_tree_add() -
> and again, your kgdb thing has corrupted the bug information.
> Can you make a bug-report to the kgdb people?


> You've lost Hugh's patch that did the vma dump instead of having the
> BUG_ON(). Can you try that one? And once more, I think that if you had
> CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_SIZE on, then I think gcc wouldn't re-order the basic
> blocks, and the BUG_ON() info would be easier to track.

Compiling now with CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_SIZE and vma dump code. Will
probably post some results tomorrow.

Robert ÅwiÄcki
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