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Date:   Wed, 4 Apr 2018 20:26:05 -0400
From:   Wakko Warner <wakko@...mx.eu.org>
To:     Bart Van Assche <Bart.VanAssche@....com>
Cc:     "linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "richard.weinberger@...il.com" <richard.weinberger@...il.com>,
        "linux-block@...r.kernel.org" <linux-block@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 4.15.14 crash with iscsi target and dvd

Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On Sun, 2018-04-01 at 14:27 -0400, Wakko Warner wrote:
> > Wakko Warner wrote:
> > > Wakko Warner wrote:
> > > > I tested 4.14.32 last night with the same oops.  4.9.91 works fine.
> > > > From the initiator, if I do cat /dev/sr1 > /dev/null it works.  If I mount
> > > > /dev/sr1 and then do find -type f | xargs cat > /dev/null the target
> > > > crashes.  I'm using the builtin iscsi target with pscsi.  I can burn from
> > > > the initiator with out problems.  I'll test other kernels between 4.9 and
> > > > 4.14.
> > > 
> > > So I've tested 4.x.y where x one of 10 11 12 14 15 and y is the latest patch
> > > (except for 4.15 which was 1 behind)
> > > Each of these kernels crash within seconds or immediate of doing find -type
> > > f | xargs cat > /dev/null from the initiator.
> > 
> > I tried 4.10.0.  It doesn't completely lockup the system, but the device
> > that was used hangs.  So from the initiator, it's /dev/sr1 and from the
> > target it's /dev/sr0.  Attempting to read /dev/sr0 after the oops causes the
> > process to hang in D state.
> 
> Hello Wakko,
> 
> Thank you for having narrowed down this further. I think that you encountered
> a regression either in the block layer core or in the SCSI core. Unfortunately
> the number of changes between kernel versions v4.9 and v4.10 in these two
> subsystems is huge. I see two possible ways forward:
> - Either that you perform a bisect to identify the patch that introduced this
>   regression. However, I'm not sure whether you are familiar with the bisect
>   process.
> - Or that you identify the command that triggers this crash such that others
>   can reproduce this issue without needing access to your setup.
> 
> How about reproducing this crash with the below patch applied on top of
> kernel v4.15.x? The additional output sent by this patch to the system log
> should allow us to reproduce this issue by submitting the same SCSI command
> with sg_raw.

Sorry for not getting back in touch.  My internet was down.  I haven't tried
the patch yet.  I'll try to get to that tomorrow.  The system with the issue
is busy and I can't reboot it right now.

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