Google
  Web www.spinics.net

Re: [Bug #42707] Hang deconfiguring network interface (in shutdown) on 3.3-rc1

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 05:44:34PM -0600, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 23:55 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a summary report
> > of recent regressions.
> > 
> > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > from 3.2.  Please verify if it still should be listed and let the tracking team
> > know (either way).
> > 
> > 
> > Bug-Entry	: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42707
> > Subject		: Hang deconfiguring network interface (in shutdown) on 3.3-rc1
> > Submitter	: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date		: 2012-01-28 19:56 (27 days old)
> > Message-ID	: <1327780565.2924.24.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > References	: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=132778076214873&w=2
> 
> Still present in 3.3-rc4; I've bisected it back to this commit:
> 
> commit 92feeabf3f673767c6ee4cfc7fc224098446c1c1
> Author: Matt Carlson <mcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date:   Thu Dec 8 14:40:14 2011 +0000
> 
>     tg3: Save stats across chip resets
> 
> and sure enough, just reverting this single commit on 3.3-rc4 fixes the
> problem.
> 
> James

I don't see anything incorrect about the patch.  I'm guessing the patch
just changes the timing somehow.

tg3_reset_chip() does not take any driver-internal spinlocks.  That
happens at tg3_close().  I'm guessing the spinlock in the trace is coming
from synchronize_irq().

--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe kernel-testers" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html


[Linux USB Devel]     [Video for Linux]     [Linux Audio Users]     [Photo]     [Yosemite News]    [Yosemite Photos]    [PDAs]     [Free Online Dating]     [Linux Kernel]     [Linux SCSI]     [XFree86]

  Powered by Linux