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Re: SIGBUS failure for misc/tst-bz21269 on i386


On 2018-03-28 10:01, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 03/27/2018 11:47 PM, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Here is the coredump that I can get:
> > 
> >    Thread 1 "tst-bz21269" received signal SIGBUS, Bus error.
> >    0x565564a0 in do_test () at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/tst-bz21269.c:217
> >    217           while (atomic_load (&ftx) != 0)
> >    (gdb) bt
> >    #0  0x565564a0 in do_test () at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/tst-bz21269.c:217
> >    #1  0x56556bc2 in support_test_main (argc=<optimized out>, argv=0xffffd518, config=0xffffd424) at support_test_main.c:321
> >    #2  0x56556061 in main (argc=2, argv=0xffffd514) at ../support/test-driver.c:164
> >    (gdb) print &ftx
> >    $1 = (atomic_uint *) 0x5655a0e0 <ftx>
> >    (gdb) print ftx
> >    $2 = 0
> 
> Ahh.  I see.
> 
>       /* Fire up thread modify_ldt call.  */
>       atomic_store (&ftx, 2);
> 
>       while (atomic_load (&ftx) != 0)
> 	;
> 
>       /* On success, modify_ldt will segfault us synchronously and we will
> escape via siglongjmp.  */
>       support_record_failure ();
> 
> But:
> 
>   xsethandler (SIGSEGV, sigsegv_handler, 0);
>   /* 32-bit kernels send SIGILL instead of SIGSEGV on IRET faults.  */
>   xsethandler (SIGILL, sigsegv_handler, 0);
> 
> So some kernels apparently use SIGBUS instead, and the crash actually shows
> the test succeeded.
> 
> Would you please try the attached patch?

I confirm that this patch works. It returns no error with the fixed
libc, and a segmentation one with the previous one without the bz21269
fix.

Aurelien

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Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net


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