Oops with PREEMPT-RT on

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Tue May 20 05:29:43 EST 2008

Rune Torgersen wrote:
> Hi 
> I get the following oops when trying to boot a arch/powerpc kernel with
> preempt-rt installed (v2.6.25.4-rt1)
> The board is using a Freescale 8280 as the main CPU and a Silicon Image
> SII3124 SATA controller. The oops seems to happen on fileaccess right
> after init starts.
> NIP [c0249618] rt_spin_lock_slowlock+0x9c/0x200
> LR [c02495ec] rt_spin_lock_slowlock+0x70/0x200
> Call Trace:
> [ef29d600] [c02495ec] rt_spin_lock_slowlock+0x70/0x200 (unreliable)
> [ef29d670] [c00277d0] lock_timer_base+0x2c/0x64
> [ef29d690] [c00285e8] del_timer+0x2c/0x78
> [ef29d6b0] [c019d108] scsi_delete_timer+0x1c/0x3c
> [ef29d6d0] [c01992d0] scsi_done+0x18/0x4c
> [ef29d6f0] [c01b19dc] ata_scsi_qc_complete+0x364/0x380
> [ef29d720] [c01a8708] __ata_qc_complete+0xd8/0xec
> [ef29d740] [c01b011c] ata_qc_complete_multiple+0xc4/0xec
> [ef29d760] [c01bcaf4] sil24_interrupt+0x46c/0x52c
> [ef29d7a0] [c0048954] handle_IRQ_event+0x64/0x100
> [ef29d7d0] [c0048b30] __do_IRQ+0x140/0x1bc
> [ef29d7f0] [c00166c4] apmax_int_irq_demux+0x8c/0xb0
> [ef29d810] [c0006448] do_IRQ+0x68/0xa8
> [ef29d820] [c0010388] ret_from_except+0x0/0x14
> --- Exception: 501 at __spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x28/0x4c
>     LR = __spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x20/0x4c
> [ef29d8f0] [c0249600] rt_spin_lock_slowlock+0x84/0x200
> [ef29d960] [c00277d0] lock_timer_base+0x2c/0x64

You're recursively entering lock_timer_base, which does a 
spin_lock_irqsave().  Either interrupts are enabled when they should not 
be, or an interrupt was supposed to be threaded that isn't.


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