[Letux-kernel] kernel panic with v5.18-rc1 on OpenPandora (only)

Ard Biesheuvel ardb at kernel.org
Tue May 3 09:28:44 CEST 2022


On Sat, 30 Apr 2022 at 20:48, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2022 at 7:18 PM H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
> > > Am 30.04.2022 um 17:36 schrieb Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>:
> > >
> > >
> > > I suppose this could be anywhere then. The backtrace seems to point
> > > to re-enabling interupts in do_work_pending, so something probably
> > > accessed DMA memory asynchronously.
> >
> > Yes. I now (or still) sometimes see the same omap l3 irq issue when plugging in/out the USB/OTG
> > cable. Not with a kernel panic, but in the same driver omap_l3_smx.c.
> > This happens even if the wl1251 driver is removed.
>
> Is this also a regression, or did it happen before the vmap-stack
> change? If this only
> appeared now, then this points to another bug somewhere that you
> should find using
> CONFIG_DMA_API_DEBUG.
>
> I think what is going on here is that your platform is able to detect
> the broken DMA
> because of the l3 interrupt handler telling the kernel about it, when
> on other platforms
> we would see either silent data corruption or a DMA that never reaches
> its target.
>

I wonder if we could narrow this down by adding the possibility to use
IRQ stacks in the linear map, while using vmap'ed task stacks.


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