Subject: Re: deadlock in PowerPC VM system
To: Duncan Missimer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/2001 20:29:23
At 06:54 PM 12/5/2001 -0800, Duncan Missimer wrote:
>Anybody else seen this one?
> sys__sysctl ->
> kern_sysctl ->
> sysctl_procargs ->
> uvm_io -> # creates kernel mapping
> uiomove ->
> kcopy ->
> bcopy ->
> trap ->
> uvm_fault -> # acquires shared lock for kernel map
> pmap_enter ->
> pmap_enter_pv ->
> pmap_alloc_pv -> # but pv_nfree is 0, so.....
> uvm_km_zalloc (== uvm_km_alloc1) ->
> uvm_map ->
> uvm_map_lock ->
> lockmgr(kernel_map, LK_EXCLUSIVE # hangs forever waiting for above
>shared lock to go away
> Note that the WEHOLDIT test under LK_EXCLUSIVE doesn't help because
> impossible to identify the owner[s] of shared locks.
>Got any good ideas? I understand that the kernel is based on current as of
This will not happen with NEWPMAP since it's data
structures are not in the kernel map. Make sure you
use -current source.
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