Commit b1f1b8ce authored by Ryusuke Konishi's avatar Ryusuke Konishi
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nilfs2: fix preempt count underflow in nilfs_btnode_prepare_change_key

This will fix the following preempt count underflow reported from
users with the title "[NILFS users] segctord problem" (Message-ID:
<> and Message-ID:

 WARNING: at kernel/sched.c:4890 sub_preempt_count+0x95/0xa0()
 Hardware name: HP Compaq 6530b (KR980UT#ABC)
 Modules linked in: bridge stp llc bnep rfcomm l2cap xfs exportfs nilfs2 cowloop loop vboxnetadp vboxnetflt vboxdrv btusb bluetooth uvcvideo videodev v4l1_compat v4l2_compat_ioctl32 arc4 snd_hda_codec_analog ecb iwlagn iwlcore rfkill lib80211 mac80211 snd_hda_intel snd_hda_codec ehci_hcd uhci_hcd usbcore snd_hwdep snd_pcm tg3 cfg80211 psmouse snd_timer joydev libphy ohci1394 snd_page_alloc hp_accel lis3lv02d ieee1394 led_class i915 drm i2c_algo_bit video backlight output i2c_core dm_crypt dm_mod
 Pid: 4197, comm: segctord Not tainted 2.6.30-gentoo-r4-64 #7
 Call Trace:
  [<ffffffff8023fa05>] ? sub_preempt_count+0x95/0xa0
  [<ffffffff802470f8>] warn_slowpath_common+0x78/0xd0
  [<ffffffff8024715f>] warn_slowpath_null+0xf/0x20
  [<ffffffff8023fa05>] sub_preempt_count+0x95/0xa0
  [<ffffffffa04ce4db>] nilfs_btnode_prepare_change_key+0x11b/0x190 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04d01ad>] nilfs_btree_assign_p+0x19d/0x1e0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04d10ad>] nilfs_btree_assign+0xbd/0x130 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04cead7>] nilfs_bmap_assign+0x47/0x70 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04d9bc6>] nilfs_segctor_do_construct+0x956/0x20f0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffff805ac8e2>] ? _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x12/0x40
  [<ffffffff803c06e0>] ? __up_write+0xe0/0x150
  [<ffffffff80262959>] ? up_write+0x9/0x10
  [<ffffffffa04ce9f3>] ? nilfs_bmap_test_and_clear_dirty+0x43/0x60 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04cd627>] ? nilfs_mdt_fetch_dirty+0x27/0x60 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04db5fc>] nilfs_segctor_construct+0x8c/0xd0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04dc3dc>] nilfs_segctor_thread+0x15c/0x3a0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04dbe20>] ? nilfs_construction_timeout+0x0/0x10 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffff80252633>] ? add_timer+0x13/0x20
  [<ffffffff802370da>] ? __wake_up_common+0x5a/0x90
  [<ffffffff8025e960>] ? autoremove_wake_function+0x0/0x40
  [<ffffffffa04dc280>] ? nilfs_segctor_thread+0x0/0x3a0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffffa04dc280>] ? nilfs_segctor_thread+0x0/0x3a0 [nilfs2]
  [<ffffffff8025e556>] kthread+0x56/0x90
  [<ffffffff8020cdea>] child_rip+0xa/0x20
  [<ffffffff8025e500>] ? kthread+0x0/0x90
  [<ffffffff8020cde0>] ? child_rip+0x0/0x20

This problem was caused due to a missing radix_tree_preload() call in
the retry path of nilfs_btnode_prepare_change_key() function.
Reported-by: default avatarEric A <>
Reported-by: default avatarJerome Poulin <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRyusuke Konishi <>
Tested-by: default avatarJerome Poulin <>
parent 326ba501
......@@ -209,6 +209,7 @@ int nilfs_btnode_prepare_change_key(struct address_space *btnc,
* We cannot call radix_tree_preload for the kernels older
* than 2.6.23, because it is not exported for modules.
err = radix_tree_preload(GFP_NOFS & ~__GFP_HIGHMEM);
if (err)
goto failed_unlock;
......@@ -219,7 +220,6 @@ int nilfs_btnode_prepare_change_key(struct address_space *btnc,
(unsigned long long)oldkey,
(unsigned long long)newkey);
err = radix_tree_insert(&btnc->page_tree, newkey, obh->b_page);
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