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Date:	Wed, 19 Sep 2012 07:05:46 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, John Fastabend <john.r.fastabend@...el.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, gospo@...hat.com, sassmann@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [net-next 4/4] ixgbevf: scheduling while atomic in reset hw
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On Tue, 2012-09-18 at 21:31 -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> From: John Fastabend <john.r.fastabend@...el.com>
> 
> In ixgbevf_reset_hw_vf() msleep is called while holding rtnl_lock
> and mbx_lock resulting in a schedule while atomic bug with trace
> below.
> 

This sentence is misleading, as rtnl is a mutex.

Its legal to sleep while holding it

So the atomic context is because of lock #1, not 'lock' #2

> This patch uses mdelay instead.
> 
> BUG: scheduling while atomic: ip/6539/0x00000002
> 2 locks held by ip/6539:
>  #0:  (rtnl_mutex){+.+.+.}, at: [<ffffffff81419cc3>] rtnl_lock+0x17/0x19
>  #1:  (&(&adapter->mbx_lock)->rlock){+.+...}, at: [<ffffffffa0030855>] ixgbevf_reset+0x30/0xc1 [ixgbevf]
> Modules linked in: ixgbevf ixgbe mdio libfc scsi_transport_fc 8021q scsi_tgt garp stp llc cpufreq_ondemand acpi_cpufreq freq_table mperf ipv6 uinput igb coretemp hwmon crc32c_intel ioatdma i2c_i801 shpchp microcode lpc_ich mfd_core i2c_core joydev dca pcspkr serio_raw pata_acpi ata_generic usb_storage pata_jmicron
> Pid: 6539, comm: ip Not tainted 3.6.0-rc3jk-net-next+ #104
> Call Trace:
>  [<ffffffff81072202>] __schedule_bug+0x6a/0x79
>  [<ffffffff814bc7e0>] __schedule+0xa2/0x684
>  [<ffffffff8108f85f>] ? trace_hardirqs_off+0xd/0xf
>  [<ffffffff814bd0c0>] schedule+0x64/0x66
>  [<ffffffff814bb5e2>] schedule_timeout+0xa6/0xca
>  [<ffffffff810536b9>] ? lock_timer_base+0x52/0x52
>  [<ffffffff812629e0>] ? __udelay+0x15/0x17
>  [<ffffffff814bb624>] schedule_timeout_uninterruptible+0x1e/0x20
>  [<ffffffff810541c0>] msleep+0x1b/0x22
>  [<ffffffffa002e723>] ixgbevf_reset_hw_vf+0x90/0xe5 [ixgbevf]
>  [<ffffffffa0030860>] ixgbevf_reset+0x3b/0xc1 [ixgbevf]
>  [<ffffffffa0032fba>] ixgbevf_open+0x43/0x43e [ixgbevf]
>  [<ffffffff81409610>] ? dev_set_rx_mode+0x2e/0x33
>  [<ffffffff8140b0f1>] __dev_open+0xa0/0xe5
>  [<ffffffff814097ed>] __dev_change_flags+0xbe/0x142
>  [<ffffffff8140b01c>] dev_change_flags+0x21/0x56
>  [<ffffffff8141a843>] do_setlink+0x2e2/0x7f4
>  [<ffffffff81016e36>] ? native_sched_clock+0x37/0x39
>  [<ffffffff8141b0ac>] rtnl_newlink+0x277/0x4bb
>  [<ffffffff8141aee9>] ? rtnl_newlink+0xb4/0x4bb
>  [<ffffffff812217d1>] ? selinux_capable+0x32/0x3a
>  [<ffffffff8104fb17>] ? ns_capable+0x4f/0x67
>  [<ffffffff81419cc3>] ? rtnl_lock+0x17/0x19
>  [<ffffffff81419f28>] rtnetlink_rcv_msg+0x236/0x253
>  [<ffffffff81419cf2>] ? rtnetlink_rcv+0x2d/0x2d
>  [<ffffffff8142fd42>] netlink_rcv_skb+0x43/0x94
>  [<ffffffff81419ceb>] rtnetlink_rcv+0x26/0x2d
>  [<ffffffff8142faf1>] netlink_unicast+0xee/0x174
>  [<ffffffff81430327>] netlink_sendmsg+0x26a/0x288
>  [<ffffffff813fb04f>] ? rcu_read_unlock+0x56/0x67
>  [<ffffffff813f5e6d>] __sock_sendmsg_nosec+0x58/0x61
>  [<ffffffff813f81b7>] __sock_sendmsg+0x3d/0x48
>  [<ffffffff813f8339>] sock_sendmsg+0x6e/0x87
>  [<ffffffff81107c9f>] ? might_fault+0xa5/0xac
>  [<ffffffff81402a72>] ? copy_from_user+0x2a/0x2c
>  [<ffffffff81402e62>] ? verify_iovec+0x54/0xaa
>  [<ffffffff813f9834>] __sys_sendmsg+0x206/0x288
>  [<ffffffff810694fa>] ? up_read+0x23/0x3d
>  [<ffffffff811307e5>] ? fcheck_files+0xac/0xea
>  [<ffffffff8113095e>] ? fget_light+0x3a/0xb9
>  [<ffffffff813f9a2e>] sys_sendmsg+0x42/0x60
>  [<ffffffff814c5ba9>] system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b
> 
> Signed-off-by: John Fastabend <john.r.fastabend@...el.com>
> Tested-by: Robert Garrett <robertx.e.garrett@...el.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c
> index 690801b..87b3f3b 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/vf.c
> @@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ static s32 ixgbevf_reset_hw_vf(struct ixgbe_hw *hw)
>  	msgbuf[0] = IXGBE_VF_RESET;
>  	mbx->ops.write_posted(hw, msgbuf, 1);
>  
> -	msleep(10);
> +	mdelay(10);
>  
>  	/* set our "perm_addr" based on info provided by PF */
>  	/* also set up the mc_filter_type which is piggy backed


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