Re: [Fastboot] ia64: What the stack trace of a slave cpu kdump should save?

From: Keith Owens <>
Date: 2006-11-03 14:08:35
Jay Lan (on Thu, 02 Nov 2006 10:48:51 -0800) wrote:
>I have a vmcore created by NMI on an SN. The gdb backtrace
>showed the slave cpu as below:
># gdb vmlinux vmcore-nmi-10
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>This GDB was configured as "ia64-suse-linux"...Using host libthread_db
>library "/lib/".
>#0  crash_save_this_cpu () at arch/ia64/kernel/crash.c:57
>warning: Source file is more recent than executable.
>57              memcpy(buf, name, note->n_namesz);
>(gdb) bt
>#0  crash_save_this_cpu () at arch/ia64/kernel/crash.c:57
>#1  0xa00000010005f580 in kdump_cpu_freeze (info=3D<value optimized out>,
>    arg=3D0x1) at arch/ia64/kernel/crash.c:166
>#2  0xa00000010000c9f0 in unw_init_running () at include/linux/bitmap.h:237
>#3  0xa00000010005ef70 in kdump_init_notifier (self=3D0xa000000100b47d78,
>    val=3D<value optimized out>, data=3D0xe000003007157b70)
>    at arch/ia64/kernel/crash.c:217
>#4  0xa0000001000cf0d0 in notifier_call_chain (nl=3D0xe000003014bcb3f8,
>    v=3D0xe000003007157b70) at kernel/sys.c:144
>#5  0xa0000001000cf170 in atomic_notifier_call_chain
>    val=3D21, v=3D0xe000003007157b70) at kernel/sys.c:229
>#6  0xa000000100048480 in ia64_init_handler (regs=3D0xe000003007157e40,
>    sw=3D<value optimized out>, sos=3D<value optimized out>)
>    at include/asm/kdebug.h:88
>#7  0xa0000001000493a0 in ia64_os_init_virtual_begin ()
>    at include/asm/kdebug.h:88
>It is the stack _after_ NMI is triggered. Is this supposed to be?
>What do you see on other (ie not SN) ia64 platforms?

This is standard for INIT on any IA64 box, it is not SN specific.  IA64
MCA/INIT run on separate stacks and tasks.  Read Documentation/ia64/mca.txt
and arch/ia64/kernel/mca.c::ia64_mca_modify_original_stack

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