Subject: Re: yamt-idlelwp fallout for mips/cobalt?
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 06/15/2007 22:26:02 wrote:

> > Looking back in the mail archives, this seems to be an attempt
> > to fix a locking against myself panic, so I suspect it's more likely
> > a locking error somewhere. 
> The call into lwp_startup() does an spl0(). Before it does that, it also
> unlocks the previous LWP if any. If we enable interrupts before unlocking
> the previous LWP, we can end up taking an interrupt and trying to acquire
> a spinlock that is already held.

ddb trace on today's -current kernel shows:
Mounting all filesystems...
Mutex error: lockdebug_wantlock: locking against myself

lock address : 0x0000000080318d00 type     :               spin
shared holds :                  0 exclusive:                  1
shares wanted:                  0 exclusive:                  1
current cpu  :                  0 last held:                  0
current lwp  : 0x000000008fc8b000 last held: 0x000000008fc8b700
last locked  : 0x000000008018ad6c unlocked : 0x0000000080184010
owner field  : 000000000000000000 wait/spin:                0/1

Stopped in pid 249.1 (nfsio) at netbsd:cpu_Debugger+0x4:        jr      ra
                bdslot: nop
db> tr
cpu_Debugger+4 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 801a6508 sz 0
panic+190 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 8019e218 sz 48
lockdebug_abort1+70 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 8019ee20 sz 32
lockdebug_wantlock+200 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 80175e40 sz 40
mutex_vector_enter+1a4 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 80189ec0 sz 48
wakeup+58 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 801cf820 sz 32
sowakeup+f0 (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 8002536c sz 40
udp4_sendup+10c (8fffe000,802f3370,d,0) ra 80025928 sz 48
udp_input+4d4 (8fffe000,14,11,8030b7b0) ra 8000e534 sz 176
ipintr+b4 (8fffe000,14,11,8030b7b0) ra 8021e2fc sz 40
netintr+68 (8fffe000,14,11,8030b7b0) ra 80230a34 sz 24
softintr_dispatch+f4 (200,14,11,8030b7b0) ra 8022fc88 sz 56
cpu_intr+e4 (200,14,11,8030b7b0) ra 802185d4 sz 56
mips3_KernIntr+84 (cc6e6000,3d099f,3d095f,0) ra 80218bc0 sz 128
mips3_lwp_trampoline+0 (cc6e6000,3d099f,3d095f,0) ra 0 sz 0
User-level: pid 249.1

so softintr(9) occurred (or was enabled) as soon as
a kernel jumped to lwp_trampoline() before lwp_startup()
was called.
Izumi Tsutsui