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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-04-07 14:11:07 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-04-07 14:11:07 -0700
commit1551260d1f0fb1d23f264582092b862fce5e2dbd (patch)
treed06a0d20c74adda44a78bc2dc9a3e3016de380d6 /lib
parentMerge branch 'tracing-fixes-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip (diff)
parentMerge branch 'linus' into core/softlockup (diff)
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Merge branch 'core/softlockup' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip
* 'core/softlockup' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: softlockup: make DETECT_HUNG_TASK default depend on DETECT_SOFTLOCKUP softlockup: move 'one' to the softlockup section in sysctl.c softlockup: ensure the task has been switched out once softlockup: remove timestamp checking from hung_task softlockup: convert read_lock in hung_task to rcu_read_lock softlockup: check all tasks in hung_task softlockup: remove unused definition for spawn_softlockup_task softlockup: fix potential race in hung_task when resetting timeout softlockup: fix to allow compiling with !DETECT_HUNG_TASK softlockup: decouple hung tasks check from softlockup detection
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.debug38
1 files changed, 38 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index 9638d99644af..c6e854f215fa 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -186,6 +186,44 @@ config BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC_VALUE
default 0 if !BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC
default 1 if BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC
+config DETECT_HUNG_TASK
+ bool "Detect Hung Tasks"
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
+ default DETECT_SOFTLOCKUP
+ help
+ Say Y here to enable the kernel to detect "hung tasks",
+ which are bugs that cause the task to be stuck in
+ uninterruptible "D" state indefinitiley.
+
+ When a hung task is detected, the kernel will print the
+ current stack trace (which you should report), but the
+ task will stay in uninterruptible state. If lockdep is
+ enabled then all held locks will also be reported. This
+ feature has negligible overhead.
+
+config BOOTPARAM_HUNG_TASK_PANIC
+ bool "Panic (Reboot) On Hung Tasks"
+ depends on DETECT_HUNG_TASK
+ help
+ Say Y here to enable the kernel to panic on "hung tasks",
+ which are bugs that cause the kernel to leave a task stuck
+ in uninterruptible "D" state.
+
+ The panic can be used in combination with panic_timeout,
+ to cause the system to reboot automatically after a
+ hung task has been detected. This feature is useful for
+ high-availability systems that have uptime guarantees and
+ where a hung tasks must be resolved ASAP.
+
+ Say N if unsure.
+
+config BOOTPARAM_HUNG_TASK_PANIC_VALUE
+ int
+ depends on DETECT_HUNG_TASK
+ range 0 1
+ default 0 if !BOOTPARAM_HUNG_TASK_PANIC
+ default 1 if BOOTPARAM_HUNG_TASK_PANIC
+
config SCHED_DEBUG
bool "Collect scheduler debugging info"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && PROC_FS