[PATCH v2] arm: perf: Don't sleep while atomic when enabling per-cpu interrupts

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Thu Sep 11 02:39:37 PDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 08:13:46PM +0100, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> Rob Clark reports a sleeping while atomic bug when using perf.
> BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at ../kernel/locking/mutex.c:583
> in_atomic(): 1, irqs_disabled(): 128, pid: 0, name: swapper/0
> ------------[ cut here ]------------
> WARNING: CPU: 2 PID: 4828 at ../kernel/locking/mutex.c:479 mutex_lock_nested+0x3a0/0x3e8()
> DEBUG_LOCKS_WARN_ON(in_interrupt())
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 2 PID: 4828 Comm: Xorg.bin Tainted: G        W      3.17.0-rc3-00234-gd535c45-dirty #819
> [<c0216690>] (unwind_backtrace) from [<c0212174>] (show_stack+0x10/0x14)
> [<c0212174>] (show_stack) from [<c0867cc0>] (dump_stack+0x98/0xb8)
> [<c0867cc0>] (dump_stack) from [<c02492a4>] (warn_slowpath_common+0x70/0x8c)
> [<c02492a4>] (warn_slowpath_common) from [<c02492f0>] (warn_slowpath_fmt+0x30/0x40)
> [<c02492f0>] (warn_slowpath_fmt) from [<c086a3f8>] (mutex_lock_nested+0x3a0/0x3e8)
> [<c086a3f8>] (mutex_lock_nested) from [<c0294d08>] (irq_find_host+0x20/0x9c)
> [<c0294d08>] (irq_find_host) from [<c0769d50>] (of_irq_get+0x28/0x48)
> [<c0769d50>] (of_irq_get) from [<c057d104>] (platform_get_irq+0x1c/0x8c)
> [<c057d104>] (platform_get_irq) from [<c021a06c>] (cpu_pmu_enable_percpu_irq+0x14/0x38)
> [<c021a06c>] (cpu_pmu_enable_percpu_irq) from [<c02b1634>] (flush_smp_call_function_queue+0x88/0x178)
> [<c02b1634>] (flush_smp_call_function_queue) from [<c0214dc0>] (handle_IPI+0x88/0x160)
> [<c0214dc0>] (handle_IPI) from [<c0208930>] (gic_handle_irq+0x64/0x68)
> [<c0208930>] (gic_handle_irq) from [<c0212d04>] (__irq_svc+0x44/0x5c)
> Exception stack(0xe63ddea0 to 0xe63ddee8)
> dea0: 00000001 00000001 00000000 c2f3b200 c16db380 c032d4a0 e63ddf40 60010013
> dec0: 00000000 001fbfd4 00000100 00000000 00000001 e63ddee8 c0284770 c02a2e30
> dee0: 20010013 ffffffff
> [<c0212d04>] (__irq_svc) from [<c02a2e30>] (ktime_get_ts64+0x1c8/0x200)
> [<c02a2e30>] (ktime_get_ts64) from [<c032d4a0>] (poll_select_set_timeout+0x60/0xa8)
> [<c032d4a0>] (poll_select_set_timeout) from [<c032df64>] (SyS_select+0xa8/0x118)
> [<c032df64>] (SyS_select) from [<c020e8e0>] (ret_fast_syscall+0x0/0x48)
> ---[ end trace 0bb583b46342da6f ]---
> INFO: lockdep is turned off.
> We don't really need to get the platform irq again when we're
> enabling or disabling the per-cpu irq. Furthermore, we don't
> really need to set and clear bits in the active_irqs bitmask
> because that's only used in the non-percpu irq case to figure out
> when the last CPU PMU has been disabled. Just pass the irq
> directly to the enable/disable functions to clean all this up.
> This should be slightly more efficient and also fix the
> scheduling while atomic bug.
> Reported-by: Rob Clark <robdclark at gmail.com>
> Fixes: bbd64559376f "ARM: perf: support percpu irqs for the CPU PMU"
> Acked-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd at codeaurora.org>
> ---
> I'll drop this in the patch tracker tomorrow unless I hear differently.

Cheers Stephen, don't forget to CC stable.


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