LOR: ufs vs bufwait
attilio at freebsd.org
Wed May 12 20:55:05 UTC 2010
2010/5/12 Jeff Roberson <jroberson at jroberson.net>:
> On Wed, 12 May 2010, Ulrich Sp?rlein wrote:
>> On Mon, 10.05.2010 at 22:53:32 +0200, Attilio Rao wrote:
>>> 2010/5/10 Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at acm.org>:
>>>> On 2010-May-08 12:20:05 +0200, Ulrich Sp?rlein <uqs at spoerlein.net>
>>>>> This LOR also is not yet listed on the LOR page, so I guess it's rather
>>>>> new. I do use SUJ.
>>>>> lock order reversal:
>>>>> 1st 0xc48388d8 ufs (ufs) @ /usr/src/sys/kern/vfs_lookup.c:502
>>>>> 2nd 0xec0fe304 bufwait (bufwait) @
>>>>> 3rd 0xc49e56b8 ufs (ufs) @ /usr/src/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c:2091
>>>> I'm seeing exactly the same LOR (and subsequent deadlock) on a recent
>>>> -current without SUJ.
>>> I think this LOR was reported since a long time.
>>> The deadlock may be new and someway related to the vm_page_lock work
>>> (if not SUJ).
>> I was not able to reproduce this with a kernel prior to SUJ, a kernel
>> just after SUJ went it shows this "deadlock" or infinite loop ...
>> Now it might be that the SUJ kernel only increases the pressure so it
>> happens during a systems uptime. It does not seem directly related to
>> actually using SUJ on a volume, as I could reproduce it with SU only,
>> I will try to get a hang not involving GELI and also re-do my tests when
>> the volumes have neither SUJ nor SU enabled, which led to 10-20s "hangs"
>> of the system IIRC. It seems SU/SUJ then only prolongs these hangs ad
> I think Peter Holm also saw this once while we were testing SUJ and
> reproduced ~30 second hangs with stock sources. At this point we need to
> brainstorm ideas for adding debugging instrumentation and come up with the
> quickest possible repro.
> It would probably be good to add some KTR tracing and log that when it
> wedges. The core I looked at was hung in bufwait. Is there any cpu
> activity or io activity when things hang? You'll prboably have to keep
> iostat/vmstat in memory to find out so they don't try to fault in pages once
> things are hung.
I think I also have some reports about deadlock on unmount -f (not
specific to UFS) that seems to me still the same buffer cache async
I will forward you the traces in a separate e-mail (Peter got to
reproduce it with KTR on).
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