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Date:	Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:25:03 -0400
From:	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:	Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>
Cc:	paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, John Stultz <john.stultz@...aro.org>,
	Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@...aro.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Suspicious RCU usage at boot w/ arm ipi trace events?

On Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:49:38 -0700
Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org> wrote:

> From: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>
> Subject: [PATCH] ARM: smp: Silence suspicious RCU usage with ipi tracepoints
> 
> John Stultz reports an RCU splat on boot with ARM ipi trace
> events enabled.
> 
> ===============================
> [ INFO: suspicious RCU usage. ]
> 4.1.0-rc7-00033-gb5bed2f #153 Not tainted
> -------------------------------
> include/trace/events/ipi.h:68 suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage!
> 
> other info that might help us debug this:
> 
> RCU used illegally from idle CPU!
> rcu_scheduler_active = 1, debug_locks = 0
> RCU used illegally from extended quiescent state!
> no locks held by swapper/0/0.
> 
> stack backtrace:
> CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 4.1.0-rc7-00033-gb5bed2f #153
> Hardware name: Qualcomm (Flattened Device Tree)
> [<c0216b08>] (unwind_backtrace) from [<c02136e8>] (show_stack+0x10/0x14)
> [<c02136e8>] (show_stack) from [<c075e678>] (dump_stack+0x70/0xbc)
> [<c075e678>] (dump_stack) from [<c0215a80>] (handle_IPI+0x428/0x604)
> [<c0215a80>] (handle_IPI) from [<c020942c>] (gic_handle_irq+0x54/0x5c)
> [<c020942c>] (gic_handle_irq) from [<c0766604>] (__irq_svc+0x44/0x7c)
> Exception stack(0xc09f3f48 to 0xc09f3f90)
> 3f40:                   00000001 00000001 00000000 c09f73b8 c09f4528 c0a5de9c
> 3f60: c076b4f0 00000000 00000000 c09ef108 c0a5cec1 00000001 00000000 c09f3f90
> 3f80: c026bf60 c0210ab8 20000113 ffffffff
> [<c0766604>] (__irq_svc) from [<c0210ab8>] (arch_cpu_idle+0x20/0x3c)
> [<c0210ab8>] (arch_cpu_idle) from [<c02647f0>] (cpu_startup_entry+0x2c0/0x5dc)
> [<c02647f0>] (cpu_startup_entry) from [<c099bc1c>] (start_kernel+0x358/0x3c4)
> [<c099bc1c>] (start_kernel) from [<8020807c>] (0x8020807c)
> 
> At this point in the IPI handling path we haven't called
> irq_enter() yet, so RCU doesn't know that we're about to exit
> idle and properly warns that we're using RCU from an idle CPU.
> Use trace_ipi_entry_rcuidle() instead of trace_ipi_entry() so
> that RCU is informed about our exit from idle.
> 
> Reported-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@...aro.org>

Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>

-- Steve

> Fixes: 365ec7b17327 "ARM: add IPI tracepoints"
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>
> ---
>  arch/arm/kernel/smp.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/smp.c b/arch/arm/kernel/smp.c
> index 13a91d390832..03eb8a446dca 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/smp.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/smp.c
> @@ -589,7 +589,7 @@ void handle_IPI(int ipinr, struct pt_regs *regs)
>  	struct pt_regs *old_regs = set_irq_regs(regs);
>  
>  	if ((unsigned)ipinr < NR_IPI) {
> -		trace_ipi_entry(ipi_types[ipinr]);
> +		trace_ipi_entry_rcuidle(ipi_types[ipinr]);
>  		__inc_irq_stat(cpu, ipi_irqs[ipinr]);
>  	}
>  
> @@ -648,7 +648,7 @@ void handle_IPI(int ipinr, struct pt_regs *regs)
>  	}
>  
>  	if ((unsigned)ipinr < NR_IPI)
> -		trace_ipi_exit(ipi_types[ipinr]);
> +		trace_ipi_exit_rcuidle(ipi_types[ipinr]);
>  	set_irq_regs(old_regs);
>  }
>  
> 

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