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|Summary:||process and kernel crashes under xen kernel with xfs stack overflow|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||kennyt <kennyt>|
|Component:||kernel-xen||Assignee:||Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Virtualization Bugs <virt-bugs>|
|Version:||7||CC:||esandeen, triage, xen-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-06-16 21:48:20 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description kennyt 2007-07-05 14:21:00 EDT
Description of problem: Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.6.20-2925.11.fc7xen How reproducible: always Steps to Reproduce: 1. boot into xen0 (with or without xend running) 2. start a large rsync going either to or from affected box Actual results: rsync crashes in kernel space, following hypervisor calls sometimes system hangs, gets checked, reboots Expected results: no oopses Additional info: please see the two attached `dmesg`s, one with USB and one without. Apparently not the same problem as bug 190636... The local FS is on a single-physical-volume LVM set with no RAID. This problem does not occur under non-Xen kernels.
Comment 3 Richard W.M. Jones 2007-07-05 14:39:33 EDT
This sounds similar to bug 190636, although the stack trace is different. I tried to reproduce this one a few times, but unfortunately I only have a 10 Mbps hub to drive data through, so I don't seem to be able to push the network fast enough to see this.
Comment 4 kennyt 2007-07-05 15:03:34 EDT
I just tested it locally. I got a complete lockup, with a fatal error displayed on the console, no network response, and a quick reboot. However, I couldn't get a crash using / (ext3, raid1) as the target volume. It only happened when I tried another LVM, xfs volume.
Comment 5 Richard W.M. Jones 2007-07-05 15:24:12 EDT
This was a good excuse for me to get rid of my 10 Mbps hub and order a shiny new gigE switch, so in a few days I'll be able to test this again.
Comment 6 kennyt 2007-07-05 15:27:27 EDT
> I just tested it locally. By that, I meant that I was rsyncing from localhost to localhost, and it crashed.
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-24 21:42:44 EDT
change QA contact
Comment 8 Eduardo Habkost 2007-08-02 15:45:43 EDT
(In reply to comment #4) > > However, I couldn't get a crash using / (ext3, raid1) as the target volume. > It only happened when I tried another LVM, xfs volume. I've noticed XFS is abusing the stack. Two functions are using more than 400 bytes in the stack, each, and many others are using more than 100 bytes. Unless there are XFS fixes for stack usage to be picked from the non-xen kernel, the only fix would be increasing the stack size until XFS stack usage improves.
Comment 9 Eric Sandeen 2007-10-17 00:25:59 EDT
Yes, these are stack overflows from xfs, plain and simple: do_IRQ: stack overflow: 460 F8 should be a bit better in that regard, if you'd like to test, but I'm still of the belief that if you stack up enough IO layers, 4k will be trouble for any filesystem. It's just that xfs does indeed have trouble a bit sooner. :)
Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:25:30 EDT
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:48:18 EDT
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