Re: Deadlocks due to per-process plugging
From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 05:48:15 EST
On Mon, 2012-07-16 at 10:59 +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2012, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Sun, 2012-07-15 at 11:14 +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2012-07-15 at 10:59 +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > > Can you figure out on which lock the stuck thread which did not unplug
> > > > due to tsk_is_pi_blocked was blocked?
> > >
> > > I'll take a peek.
> > Sorry for late reply, took a half day away from box. Jan had already
> > done the full ext3 IO deadlock analysis:
> > Again kjournald is waiting for buffer IO on block 4367635 (sector
> > 78364838) to finish. Now it is dbench thread 0xffff88026f330e70 which
> > has submitted this buffer for IO and is still holding this buffer behind
> > its plug (request for sector 78364822..78364846). The dbench thread is
> > waiting on j_checkpoint mutex (apparently it has successfully got the
> > mutex in the past, checkpointed some buffers, released the mutex and
> > hung when trying to acquire it again in the next loop of
> > __log_wait_for_space()).
> And what's holding j_checkpoint mutex and not making progress?
Waiting for wakeup from kjournald.
crash> bt 0xffff880189dd9560
PID: 33382 TASK: ffff880189dd9560 CPU: 3 COMMAND: "dbench"
#0 [ffff880274b61898] schedule at ffffffff8145178e
#1 [ffff880274b61a00] log_wait_commit at ffffffffa0174205 [jbd]
#2 [ffff880274b61a80] __process_buffer at ffffffffa017291b [jbd]
#3 [ffff880274b61ab0] log_do_checkpoint at ffffffffa0172bba [jbd]
#4 [ffff880274b61d20] __log_wait_for_space at ffffffffa0172dcf [jbd]
#5 [ffff880274b61d70] start_this_handle at ffffffffa016ebdf [jbd]
#6 [ffff880274b61e10] journal_start at ffffffffa016f11e [jbd]
#7 [ffff880274b61e40] ext3_unlink at ffffffffa01af757 [ext3]
#8 [ffff880274b61e80] vfs_unlink at ffffffff8115febc
#9 [ffff880274b61ea0] do_unlinkat at ffffffff811645ad
#10 [ffff880274b61f80] system_call_fastpath at ffffffff8145ad92
RIP: 00007f811338dc37 RSP: 00007fffe247ef78 RFLAGS: 00010216
RAX: 0000000000000057 RBX: ffffffff8145ad92 RCX: 000000000000000a
RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: 00007fffe247eef0 RDI: 0000000000608a10
RBP: 00007fffe247f830 R8: 0000000000000006 R9: 0000000000000010
R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000206 R12: 00007f811384fc70
R13: 00007fffe247f17c R14: 0000000000608a10 R15: 0000000000000000
ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000057 CS: 0033 SS: 002b
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