Re: Kernel lock bug detected (kseriod)

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"Linux Portal" <[email protected]> wrote:
> Yes, it was observed on 2.6.17-rc5-mm2. Of specific stuff I have
> synaptics driver compiled in (together with psmouse - bug was observed
> on a laptop - during the boot sequence!). If you need more info about
> the machine or its configuration, feel free to ask. For the time being
> I'm sending just what the kernel lock validator left in my kernel
> log. And keep up the good work, the lock validator is definitely some
> fine piece of art!
> Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 5.9, id: 0x1b6eb1, caps: 0xa84793/0x100000
> serio: Synaptics pass-through port at isa0060/serio4/input0
> input: SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad as /class/input/input2
> ====================================
> [ BUG: possible deadlock detected! ]
> ------------------------------------
> kseriod/133 is trying to acquire lock:
>  (&ps2dev->cmd_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
> but task is already holding lock:
>  (&ps2dev->cmd_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
> which could potentially lead to deadlocks!
> other info that might help us debug this:
> 4 locks held by kseriod/133:
>  #0:  (serio_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
>  #1:  (&serio->drv_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
>  #2:  (psmouse_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
>  #3:  (&ps2dev->cmd_mutex){--..}, at: [<7846b4e8>] mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
> stack backtrace:
>  <78105572> show_trace+0x12/0x20  <78105599> dump_stack+0x19/0x20
>  <7813920e> __lockdep_acquire+0x54e/0xe00  <78139f2a> lockdep_acquire+0x7a/0xa0
>  <7846b3c9> __mutex_lock_slowpath+0x49/0x160  <7846b4e8> mutex_lock+0x8/0x10
>  <7834497b> ps2_command+0x3b/0x3c0  <7834ad22> psmouse_sliced_command+0x22/0x70
>  <7834f471> synaptics_pt_write+0x21/0x50  <78344736> ps2_sendbyte+0x46/0x120
>  <78344a29> ps2_command+0xe9/0x3c0  <7834ae8d> psmouse_probe+0x1d/0xa0
>  <7834c537> psmouse_connect+0x137/0x200  <78341649>
> serio_connect_driver+0x29/0x50
>  <783419b6> serio_driver_probe+0x16/0x20  <782a8fb4>
> driver_probe_device+0x44/0xd0
>  <782a9048> __device_attach+0x8/0x10  <782a8563> bus_for_each_drv+0x63/0x90
>  <782a90a6> device_attach+0x56/0x60  <782a868e> bus_attach_device+0x1e/0x40
>  <782a7763> device_add+0x113/0x180  <7834299d> serio_thread+0x1cd/0x2bb
>  <781322c6> kthread+0xc6/0xca  <78101005> kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xb


So we're taking ps2->cmd_mutex and then we're recurring back into
ps2_command() and then taking ps2->serio->cmd_mutex.

I suspect that's all correct/natural/expected and needs another
make-lockdep-shut-up patch.

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