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From: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
To: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>, Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Wireless regression (was 2.6.38-rc3: FUSE (sshfs) hangs under load)
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 22:49:52 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20110204064952.GA12914@core.coreip.homeip.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110203194115.GA14159@core.coreip.homeip.net>

On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 11:41:15AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 12:13:24PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 08:52:36AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 12:52:36PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > > > > On Tue, 1 Feb 2011, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > After installing 2.6.38-rc3 (plus a few input patches) sshfs started to
> > > > > > misbehave on me under load. It starts off fine but when I try to compile
> > > > > > a few modules against kernel sources residing on the other box the
> > > > > > processes go into 'D' state and just sit there doing nothing.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Can you please post a stack trace from SysRq-T?
> > > > > 
> > > > 
...
> > > 
> > > OK, so here are the stack traces you requested. First one is snapshot of
> > > when compile got stuck, the 2nd one is when I interrupted make which
> > > caused gcc to go to 'D' state.
> > 
> > There doesn't appear anything abnormal there.
> > 
> > It's going into D state after it has received an interrupt and sent it
> > along to the userspace filesystem.  Then it will go into
> > uninterruptible sleep until the answer is received.
> > 
> > So the hang is because the answer to an open request is not being
> > received.  I can't tell where it got stuck, apparently not anywhere on
> > the local machine.
> > 
> > Can you please get a log from sshfs with "-odebug,sshfs_debug" and
> > redirect stderr to a file?  That might tell a bit more about the
> > situation.  Or it might not...
> 
> Hmm, it might be just the network itself, last night mutt in ssh session
> froze on me as well. I guess I'll just have to finish my bisect
> exercise.
> 

I finished bisecting and it turned out that the problematic commit
happened to be in wireless (I have iwl3945):

commit 4cd06a344db752f513437138953af191cbe9a691
Author: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
Date:   Sat Dec 18 19:30:49 2010 +0100

    mac80211: skip unnecessary pskb_expand_head calls

    If the skb is not cloned and we don't need any extra headroom, there
    is no point in reallocating the skb head.

    Signed-off-by: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
    Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>

With this commit reverted from 2.6.38-rc3 I can not reproduce sshfs
getting stuck here.

Thanks.

-- 
Dmitry

  reply	other threads:[~2011-02-04  6:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-01 17:54 2.6.38-rc3: FUSE (sshfs) hangs under load Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-02 11:52 ` Miklos Szeredi
2011-02-02 16:52   ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-03  6:55     ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-03 11:13       ` Miklos Szeredi
2011-02-03 19:41         ` Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-04  6:49           ` Dmitry Torokhov [this message]
2011-02-04 11:41             ` Wireless regression (was 2.6.38-rc3: FUSE (sshfs) hangs under load) Felix Fietkau
2011-02-04 12:05               ` Felix Fietkau
2011-02-07  8:06                 ` Dmitry Torokhov

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