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authorDario Faggioli <raistlin@linux.it>2008-06-18 09:18:38 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2008-06-19 09:06:54 +0200
commit49307fd6f72bdd68cc2bd23e7da0bcfecf8087c9 (patch)
tree60a96a369fcf4ecca5e6eedc3403fd52bda5715b
parent95e904c7da715aa2dbfb595da66b63de37a0bb04 (diff)
downloadconfigs-49307fd6f72bdd68cc2bd23e7da0bcfecf8087c9.tar.gz
sched: NULL pointer dereference while setting sched_rt_period_us
When CONFIG_RT_GROUP_SCHED and CONFIG_CGROUP_SCHED are enabled, with: echo 10000 > /proc/sys/kernel/sched_rt_period_us We get this: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000008c [ 947.682233] IP: [<c0216b72>] __rt_schedulable+0x12/0x160 [ 947.683123] *pde = 00000000=20 [ 947.683782] Oops: 0000 [#1] [ 947.684307] Modules linked in: [ 947.684308] [ 947.684308] Pid: 2359, comm: bash Not tainted (2.6.26-rc6 #8) [ 947.684308] EIP: 0060:[<c0216b72>] EFLAGS: 00000246 CPU: 0 [ 947.684308] EIP is at __rt_schedulable+0x12/0x160 [ 947.684308] EAX: 00000000 EBX: 00000000 ECX: 00000000 EDX: 00000001 [ 947.684308] ESI: c0521db4 EDI: 00000001 EBP: c6cc9f00 ESP: c6cc9ed0 [ 947.684308] DS: 007b ES: 007b FS: 0000 GS: 0033 SS: 0068 [ 947.684308] Process bash (pid: 2359, tiÆcc8000 taskÇa54f00=20 task.tiÆcc8000) [ 947.684308] Stack: c0222790 00000000 080f8c08 c0521db4 c6cc9f00 00000001 00000000 00000000 [ 947.684308] c6cc9f9c 00000000 c0521db4 00000001 c6cc9f28 c0216d40 00000000 00000000 [ 947.684308] c6cc9f9c 000f4240 000e7ef0 ffffffff c0521db4 c79dfb60 c6cc9f58 c02af2cc [ 947.684308] Call Trace: [ 947.684308] [<c0222790>] ? do_proc_dointvec_conv+0x0/0x50 [ 947.684308] [<c0216d40>] ? sched_rt_handler+0x80/0x110 [ 947.684308] [<c02af2cc>] ? proc_sys_call_handler+0x9c/0xb0 [ 947.684308] [<c02af2fa>] ? proc_sys_write+0x1a/0x20 [ 947.684308] [<c0273c36>] ? vfs_write+0x96/0x160 [ 947.684308] [<c02af2e0>] ? proc_sys_write+0x0/0x20 [ 947.684308] [<c027423d>] ? sys_write+0x3d/0x70 [ 947.684308] [<c0202ef5>] ? sysenter_past_esp+0x6a/0x91 [ 947.684308] ======================= [ 947.684308] Code: 24 04 e8 62 b1 0e 00 89 c7 89 f8 8b 5d f4 8b 75 f8 8b 7d fc 89 ec 5d c3 90 55 89 e5 57 56 53 83 ec 24 89 45 ec 89 55 e4 89 4d e8 <8b> b8 8c 00 00 00 85 ff 0f 84 c9 00 00 00 8b 57 24 39 55 e8 8b [ 947.684308] EIP: [<c0216b72>] __rt_schedulable+0x12/0x160 SS:ESP 0068:c6cc9ed0 We think the following patch solves the issue. Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <raistlin@linux.it> Signed-off-by: Michael Trimarchi <trimarchimichael@yahoo.it> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
-rw-r--r--kernel/sched.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/sched.c b/kernel/sched.c
index 04228524d16..320e9a43d4c 100644
--- a/kernel/sched.c
+++ b/kernel/sched.c
@@ -8350,7 +8350,7 @@ static unsigned long to_ratio(u64 period, u64 runtime)
#ifdef CONFIG_CGROUP_SCHED
static int __rt_schedulable(struct task_group *tg, u64 period, u64 runtime)
{
- struct task_group *tgi, *parent = tg->parent;
+ struct task_group *tgi, *parent = tg ? tg->parent : NULL;
unsigned long total = 0;
if (!parent) {