driver-core: fix devtmpfs crash on s390
authorHeiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
Mon, 18 Jan 2010 13:36:12 +0000 (14:36 +0100)
committerMatt Sealey <matt@genesi-usa.com>
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 21:50:38 +0000 (16:50 -0500)
commite2a87bc2c65af1c773d002f62973a0859d4cf98d
tree8d2ef97d52a13a05276bd68e6b4e6e95c142f279
parentfbadf4ad0759fcf7d8fd52b66131064ff611434e
driver-core: fix devtmpfs crash on s390

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 05:26:20PM +0530, Sachin Sant wrote:
> Hello Heiko,
>
> Today while trying to boot next-20100118 i came across
> the following Oops :
>
> Brought up 4 CPUs
> Unable to handle kernel pointer dereference at virtual kernel address 0000000000
> 543000
> Oops: 0004 #1 SMP
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 0 Not tainted 2.6.33-rc4-autotest-next-20100118-5-default #1
> Process swapper (pid: 1, task: 00000000fd792038, ksp: 00000000fd797a30)
> Krnl PSW : 0704200180000000 00000000001eb0b8 (shmem_parse_options+0xc0/0x328)
>           R:0 T:1 IO:1 EX:1 Key:0 M:1 W:0 P:0 AS:0 CC:2 PM:0 EA:3
> Krnl GPRS: 000000000054388a 000000000000003d 0000000000543836 000000000000003d
>           0000000000000000 0000000000483f28 0000000000536112 00000000fd797d00
>           00000000fd4ba100 0000000000000100 0000000000483978 0000000000543832
>           0000000000000000 0000000000465958 00000000001eb0b0 00000000fd797c58
> Krnl Code: 00000000001eb0aac0e5000994f1       brasl   %r14,31da8c
>           00000000001eb0b0b9020022           ltgr    %r2,%r2
>           00000000001eb0b4a784010b           brc     8,1eb2ca
>          >00000000001eb0b892002000           mvi     0(%r2),0
>           00000000001eb0bca7080000           lhi     %r0,0
>           00000000001eb0c041902001           la      %r9,1(%r2)
>           00000000001eb0c4b9040016           lgr     %r1,%r6
>           00000000001eb0c8b904002b           lgr     %r2,%r11
> Call Trace:
> (<00000000fd797c50> 0xfd797c50)
> <00000000001eb5da> shmem_fill_super+0x13a/0x25c
> <0000000000228cfa> get_sb_single+0xbe/0xdc
> <000000000034ffc0> dev_get_sb+0x2c/0x38
> <000000000066c602> devtmpfs_init+0x46/0xc0
> <000000000066c53e> driver_init+0x22/0x60
> <000000000064d40a> kernel_init+0x24e/0x3d0
> <000000000010a7ea> kernel_thread_starter+0x6/0xc
> <000000000010a7e4> kernel_thread_starter+0x0/0xc
>
> I never tried to boot a kernel with DEVTMPFS enabled on a s390 box.
> So am wondering if this is supported or not ? If you think this
> is supported i will send a mail to community on this.

There is nothing arch specific to devtmpfs. This part crashes because the
kernel tries to modify the data read-only section which is write protected
on s390.

Signed-off-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
Acked-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
drivers/base/devtmpfs.c