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Date:	Thu, 22 Mar 2007 01:44:25 +0200
From:	Maxim <maximlevitsky@...il.com>
To:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
Subject: Re: [BUG] Code reordering in swsusp breaks suspend on SMP systems

On Thursday 22 March 2007 01:39:24 Maxim wrote:
> On Thursday 22 March 2007 01:24:25 Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Thursday, 22 March 2007 00:09, Maxim wrote:
> > > On Thursday 22 March 2007 00:39:02 you wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday, 21 March 2007 23:21, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > > Hi!
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Starting with 2.6.21-rc1 suspend to ram and disk doesn't work anymore on my system.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > I did a git-bisect and found that those commits break it:
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > e3c7db621bed4afb8e231cb005057f2feb5db557 - [PATCH] [PATCH] PM: Change code ordering in main.c
> > > > > > ed746e3b18f4df18afa3763155972c5835f284c5 - [PATCH] [PATCH] swsusp: Change code ordering in disk.c
> > > > > > 259130526c267550bc365d3015917d90667732f1 - [PATCH] [PATCH] swsusp: Change code ordering in user.c
> > > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > (Yep, it was in my "to analyze" queue).
> > > > > 
> > > > > > I already reported about it, but now i know the reason why suspend breaks.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > The problem is that both cpu_up/cpu_down were allowed to sleep until now, 
> > > > > > and it did work because those functions could be called only in process context
> > > > > > (the one that writes to /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/online) or  idle thread  that does smp_init()).
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > But now they are called _after_ all tasks were suspended, so if cpu_down tries for example to take a lock
> > > > > > that is taken by different process, it can't since the different proccess is frozen and can't release the lock.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Thanks for detailed explanation.
> > > > > 
> > > > > ...but, on my machine suspend works ok in -rc4. I'm not seeing this.
> > > > > 
> > > > > ...by design, "frozen" tasks must not hold any locks. If frozen task
> > > > > holds a lock, that's a bug.
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Or, it is also possible to revert this change.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Are you using xfs?
> > > > 
> > > > Well, this is the only case that can trigger it.  There are no other freezable
> > > > workqueues.
> > > > 
> > > > Greetings,
> > > > Rafael
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > 	Yes, you are right and it is XFS
> > > 
> > > 	System suspends and resumes with xfs and your patch correctly,
> > 
> > Could you please sent this information to the list?  I'd like it to reach all
> > of the CCed parites. ;-)
> 
> I did now ( sorry I just keep using this Answer command, instead of Answer to everybody)
> I didn't intend to send private email.
> > 
> > > 	Of course I need to mention that I had to unload microcode update driver because it prevented resume,
> > > 	because it calls firmware loader helper, and again sleeps on lock
> > 
> > This is interesting.  Did it happen before or is it a regression?
> 
> It is from the same group of bugs , I mean hang because cpu_up/down is called with frozen tasks
> Of course it didn't happen before those reordering commits were introduced
> > 
> > > 	And also I noticed now that system oopses on second attempt to suspend ether to ram or disk
> > > 	in pci_restore_msi_state which is called indirectly by ahci_pci_device_resume, I will investigate this soon.
> > 
> > Thanks.  We've had such reports earlier, but I think the problem is still unresolved.  Any
> > additional information will be valuable.
> 
> I will do my best,
> Also I want to note that the above problem is 100% repeatable, and happens independently whenever suspend to disk
> or suspend to ram was used in first successful try ( or at least, I got back-trace using kdb, after suspend to disk, after suspend to ram system hang, 
> so I assume, that this it is same problem , because it didn't hang of first try)
> 
> > 
> > Greetings,
> > Rafael
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
 
And I forgot signature too (what happens with me today,...  please sorry)

	Regards
		Maxim Levitsky
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