Subject: Re: raidctl panic
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/2007 13:31:24
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 01:36:16PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> > Manuel Bouyer writes:
> > > Hi,
> > > running raidctl -c on current with debug options I get:
> > > panic: kernel diagnostic assertion "(l) == curlwp" failed: file "/dsk/l1/
> > > /bouyer/current/src/sys/dev/dksubr.c", line 640
> > > Stopped in pid 8.1 (raidctl) at netbsd:breakpoint+0x1: ret
> > > breakpoint() at netbsd:breakpoint+0x1
> > > __kernassert() at netbsd:__kernassert+0x2d
> > > dk_lookup() at netbsd:dk_lookup+0x198
> > > rf_ConfigureDisk() at netbsd:rf_ConfigureDisk+0x10a
> > > rf_ConfigureDisks() at netbsd:rf_ConfigureDisks+0xb9
> > > rf_Configure() at netbsd:rf_Configure+0x6fc
> > > raidioctl() at netbsd:raidioctl+0xf05
> > > VOP_IOCTL() at netbsd:VOP_IOCTL+0x2e
> > > vn_ioctl() at netbsd:vn_ioctl+0x79
> > > sys_ioctl() at netbsd:sys_ioctl+0x1bc
> > > syscall() at netbsd:syscall+0xe5
> > >
> > > Reading the code I understand why we get a panic (rf_ConfigureDisk pass
> > > raidPtr->engine_thread to dk_lookup()), the question is what would be
> > > the fix ...
> > I'd like to know too.... IIRC, the code was changed (some years ago)
> > to what it is now because curproc->lwp0->cred (or some such) being passed
> > in wasn't sufficient to match the credentials of the kernel thread.
> > If it is now the case that l->l_cred == curlwp->l_cred ==
> > some_other_kernel_lwp->l_cred , then we probably don't need to be
> > passing 'engine_thread' into dk_lookup() anymore, and just curlwp
> > will be sufficient...
> I think it's that dk_lookup() is now more strict than it was. You can't
> call it with other credential than curproc(). Maybe it's the check in
> dk_lookup() which is wrong, I don't know ...
> Note that once the raid is setup and use autoconf, all works fine ...
Antti made some changes to nuke the passing of 'l' everywhere,
including to nuke the lwp parameter from NDINIT(). Has that
changed/fixed this panic at all?