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From: Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org>
To: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
Cc: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Re: Wireless regression (was 2.6.38-rc3: FUSE (sshfs) hangs under load)
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 12:41:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4D4BE5D7.8090202@openwrt.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110204064952.GA12914@core.coreip.homeip.net>

On 2011-02-04 7:49 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> 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.
I really don't see how this commit could be causing these issues, and
I'm not aware of any similar issues affecting other drivers.

- Felix

  reply	other threads:[~2011-02-04 11:41 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           ` Wireless regression (was 2.6.38-rc3: FUSE (sshfs) hangs under load) Dmitry Torokhov
2011-02-04 11:41             ` Felix Fietkau [this message]
2011-02-04 12:05               ` Felix Fietkau
2011-02-07  8:06                 ` Dmitry Torokhov

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