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Re: [Xen-users] ARM: "xen_add_mach_to_phys_entry: cannot add ... already exists and panics"

On Thu, 2014-07-03 at 02:01 +0200, Denis Schneider wrote:
> Hi an,
> thank you for your reply.
> 2014-07-02 11:56 GMT+02:00 Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > First thing I would recommend would be to try the latest mainline stable
> > 3.15.x release. I think everything needed for a usable sunxi system is
> > in there already so no need for the sunxi-devel branch
> I tried Linus' linux.git/master, which corresponds to 3.16 --
> resulting in the same messages and panic.
> Besides that, the mainline kernel works quite well.
> BTW, git shows that sunxi-devel and mainline Linux v3.15.2 are the
> same for drivers/net/xen-netback, though linux.git/master shows some
> changes.
> The bug can easily be triggered if you access blkback and netback in
> parallel (thanks to Maximilian), e.g.
> domU: iperf -s & cat /dev/xvda > /dev/null
> dom0: iperf -t 3600 -c domU
> It does not matter if the underlying dom0 block device is on a SATA,
> USB or mmc device. The panic is similar.
> > The reason I suggest the latest 3.15.x is that there were a few
> > interesting netback bugs but I think they've all been backported to
> > stable by now.
> I hope that they are all included in linux.git/master @ 16874b2,
> regarding xen-netback, those changes occurred from sunxi-devel to
> 16874b2:
> * xen-netback: bookkeep number of active queues in our own module
> * net: xen-netback: include linux/vmalloc.h again
> * xen-netback: Add support for multiple queues
> * xen-netback: Factor queue-specific data into queue struct
> * xen-netback: Move grant_copy_op array back into struct xenvif.
> * net: get rid of SET_ETHTOOL_OPS
> Interestingly, it takes some time until the bug triggers and the time
> increased when I switched from linux-sunxi to mainline.
> Do you have any idea what happens here? I am a bit clueless what's going on.

Me too. Since there are mach_to_phys messages perhaps Stefano (CCd) has
a clue. Original logs are in

Lots of these under network load:

[ 189.507495] xen_add_phys_to_mach_entry: cannot add pfn=0x0006930f ->
mfn=0x0004c3bc: pfn=0x00069310 -> mfn=0x0004c3bc already exists
[ 189.531185] xen_add_phys_to_mach_entry: cannot add pfn=0x0006921d ->
mfn=0x0004c489: pfn=0x0006928f -> mfn=0x0004c489 already exists


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