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Re: [libvirt] Segfault in event-test.c example



----- "Matthias Bolte" <matthias bolte googlemail com> wrote:

> 2010/1/11  <pspreadborough comcast net>:
> >
> > ----- "Matthias Bolte" <matthias bolte googlemail com> wrote:
> >
> >> 2010/1/10  <pspreadborough comcast net>:
> >> >
> >> > ----- "Matthias Bolte" <matthias bolte googlemail com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> 2010/1/10  <pspreadborough comcast net>:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Hello,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I have been trying to use the domain event C code example but
> >> >> > unfortunately it segfaults (signal 11) every time I run it:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > [root Spring events-c]# ./event-test
> >> >> > myEventAddHandleFunc:221: Add handle 5 1 0xf081a0 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > myEventAddHandleFunc:221: Add handle 7 1 0xf09990 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > myEventAddHandleFunc:221: Add handle 8 1 0xed7940 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > myEventAddTimeoutFunc:251: Adding Timeout -1 0xedefa0
> 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > myEventAddHandleFunc:221: Add handle 11 1 0xed7940 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > myEventAddTimeoutFunc:251: Adding Timeout -1 0xedefa0
> 0x8f727f8
> >> >> > main:322 :: Registering domain event cbs
> >> >> > Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> >> >> >
> >> >> >  Core was generated by
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >>
> `/root/libvirt-0.7.5/examples/domain-events/events-c/.libs/lt-event-test'.
> >> >> > Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> >> >> > [New process 21806]
> >> >> > [New process 21822]
> >> >> > #0  remoteDomainEventQueueFlush (timer=-1, opaque=0x8f727f8)
> at
> >> >> > remote/remote_driver.c:8720
> >> >> > 8720        tempQueue.count = priv->domainEvents->count;
> >> >> > (gdb) bt
> >> >> > #0  remoteDomainEventQueueFlush (timer=-1, opaque=0x8f727f8)
> at
> >> >> > remote/remote_driver.c:8720
> >> >> > #1  0x080490d3 in main (argc=Cannot access memory at address
> 0x1
> >> >> > ) at event-test.c:347
> >> >> >
> >> >> > The stack looks corrupted so I'm doubtful that this trace if
> of
> >> much
> >> >> value.
> >> >> > I have built
> >> >> > and installed libvirt-0.7.5 and it and it's tools seem to be
> >> >> operating
> >> >> > correctly.
> >> >>
> >> >> I tried the event-test with libvirt-0.7.5 and QEMU/Xen and both
> >> are
> >> >> working as expected. No segfaults.
> >> >>
> >> >> Could you inspect the values of priv and priv->domainEvents in
> GDB
> >> >> using 'p priv' to see if they are NULL and try to dereference
> them
> >> in
> >> >> GDB using 'p *priv' to see if they point to valid memory areas?
> >> >>
> >> >> Yes the backtrace looks corrupted. If there is stack/heap
> >> corruption
> >> >> involved valgrind may reveal it, so try to run the event-test
> in
> >> >> valgrind and see if that gives any hints.
> >> >>
> >> >> You can also try the GIT version of libvirt. There was a
> invalid
> >> free
> >> >> call (resulting in heap corruption) in the node device code
> fixed
> >> >> after the 0.7.5 release. But that should have no effect on the
> >> >> event-test.
> >> >>
> >> >> Matthias
> >> >
> >> > Matthias,
> >> >
> >> > priv->domainEvents is NULL, here's the gdb output:
> >>
> >> This explains the segfault. The next question is, why is it NULL?
> >>
> >> > (gdb) p *priv
> >> > $1 = {lock = {lock = {__data = {__lock = 1, __count = 0, __owner
> =
> >> 21806, __kind = 0, __nusers = 1, {__spins = 0, __list = {
> >> >            __next = 0x0}}}, __size =
> >>
> "\001\000\000\000\000\000\000\000.U\000\000\000\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\000\000\000",
> >> >      __align = 1}}, sock = 150469168, watch = 3, pid = 4,
> uses_tls =
> >> 1982791681, is_secure = 1815048801, session = 0x782f6269,
> >>
> >> Seeing uses_tls and is_secure being large numbers and knowing that
> >> both are used as boolean values in the code and should have values
> of
> >> 0 or 1 make me think that priv points to already freed memory
> here.
> >>
> >> >  type = 0x2f646e65 <Address 0x2f646e65 out of bounds>, counter =
> >> 1684956536, localUses = 1668248365,
> >> >  hostname = 0x74656b <Address 0x74656b out of bounds>, debugLog
> =
> >> 0x0, saslconn = 0x0, saslDecoded = 0x0, saslDecodedLength = 0,
> >>
> >> type and hostname are char pointers, but the seem to point into
> >> nowhere, confirms that this is either freed memory or priv itself
> got
> >> overwritten due to heap corruption.
> >>
> >> >  saslDecodedOffset = 0, saslEncoded = 0x0, saslEncodedLength =
> 0,
> >> saslEncodedOffset = 0,
> >> >  buffer = '\0' <repeats 68 times>,
> >>
> "n\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\000\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\bQ�\b����\030\034�\b\000\000\000\000�\033�\b\001\000\000\000\002\000\000\000�\033�\b\000\000\000\000\025|�\000\a",
> >> '\0' <repeats 11 times>, "X\000�\b", '\0' <repeats 12 times>,
> >> "\021\000\000\000\002\000\000\000P��\b\000\000\000\000\021", '\0'
> >> <repeats 15 times>,
> >>
> "\021\000\000\0008\036�\b\f\000\000\000\020\000\000\000\021\000\000\000\a\000\000\000\b\000\000\000\t\000\000\000\021\000\000\000\002\000\000\000\230\034�\b\000\000\000\000A\000\000\000\003\000\000\000\001\000\000\000\001\000"...,
> >> bufferLength = 0,
> >> >  bufferOffset = 0, callbackList = 0x0, domainEvents = 0x0,
> >> eventFlushTimer = 0, domainEventDispatching = 1, wakeupSendFD = 0,
> >> >  wakeupReadFD = 0, waitDispatch = 0x0, streams = 0x0}
> >> >
> >> > I'll try a run with valgrind and post the results.
> >> >
> >> > Pete
> >> >
> >>
> >> Could you test the Python version of this example found in
> >> examples/domain-events/events-python/event-test.py? Does this
> work?
> >>
> >> Otherwise lets see if valgrind gives any hints.
> >>
> >> Matthias
> >
> >
> > During initialization I notice that the myEventAddHandleFunc()
> method is
> > called multiple times, each time with a different fd value (5,7,8
> and 11).
> > The way the code is written only the last fd value is recorded and
> then
> > used in the poll() call. Is this the intended? if so why are the
> preceding
> > fds ignored?
> >
> > myEventAddHandleFunc:223: Add handle 5 1 0xf13480 0x97b97d8
> > myEventAddHandleFunc:223: Add handle 7 1 0xf14c70 0x97b97d8
> > Allocating domainEvents:0x97c6b10
> > myEventAddHandleFunc:223: Add handle 8 1 0xee2940 0x97b97d8
> > myEventAddTimeoutFunc:260: Adding Timeout -1 0xee9fc0 0x97b97d8
> > Allocating domainEvents:0x97c5780
> > myEventAddHandleFunc:223: Add handle 11 1 0xee2940 0x97b97d8
> > myEventAddTimeoutFunc:260: Adding Timeout -1 0xee9fc0 0x97b97d8
> > main:333 :: Registering domain event cbs
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Pete
> >
> 
> That's strange. I can't reproduce this neither. I always get exactly
> one call to myEventAddHandleFunc:
> 
> myEventAddHandleFunc:221: Add handle 3 1 0x7ff116f68b00 0x1d97f00
> myEventAddTimeoutFunc:251: Adding Timeout -1 0x7ff116f68750 0x1d97f00
> main:322 :: Registering domain event cbs
> myEventUpdateHandleFunc:232: Updated Handle 0 0
> myEventUpdateHandleFunc:232: Updated Handle 0 1
> 
> You could try to run the event-test in GDB and set a breakpoint on
> myEventAddHandleFunc to see where 4 additional calls to
> myEventAddHandleFunc come from.
> 
> In my case I get this backtrace when setting a breakpoint on
> myEventAddHandleFunc:
> 
> (gdb) bt
> #0  myEventAddHandleFunc (fd=6, event=1, cb=0x7f1be6ec3b00
> <remoteDomainEventFired>, opaque=0xc68f00, ff=0) at event-test.c:220
> #1  0x00007f1be6ecbaaf in doRemoteOpen (conn=0xc68f00,
> priv=0x7f1be7350010, auth=0x0, flags=0) at remote/remote_driver.c:893
> #2  0x00007f1be6ece053 in remoteOpen (conn=0xc68f00, auth=0x0,
> flags=13007744) at remote/remote_driver.c:1076
> #3  0x00007f1be6eb155d in do_open (name=0x7fff48400968
> "qemu:///system", auth=0x0, flags=0) at libvirt.c:1117
> #4  0x0000000000400eb3 in main (argc=<value optimized out>,
> argv=<value optimized out>) at event-test.c:313
> 
> Matthias


Matthias

Here are the four stack traces, one for each time myEventAddHandleFunc() was
called. 

#0  myEventAddHandleFunc (fd=8, event=1, cb=0x85b480 <xenStoreWatchEvent>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0) at event-test.c:223
#1  0x007ccf55 in virEventAddHandle (fd=8, events=1, cb=0x85b480 <xenStoreWatchEvent>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0)
    at util/event.c:45
#2  0x0085b291 in xenStoreOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=<value optimized out>) at xen/xs_internal.c:339
#3  0x00844287 in xenUnifiedOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0) at xen/xen_driver.c:352
#4  0x00811d05 in do_open (name=0xbf8c49d4 "xen:///", auth=0x0, flags=0) at libvirt.c:1117
#5  0x08048e92 in main (argc=Cannot access memory at address 0x2
) at event-test.c:325
(gdb) c
Continuing.
(gdb) b
Note: breakpoint 1 also set at pc 0x8048bc9.
Breakpoint 2 at 0x8048bc9: file event-test.c, line 223.
(gdb) bt
#0  myEventAddHandleFunc (fd=10, event=1, cb=0x85cc70 <xenInotifyEvent>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0) at event-test.c:223
#1  0x007ccf55 in virEventAddHandle (fd=10, events=1, cb=0x85cc70 <xenInotifyEvent>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0) at util/event.c:45
#2  0x0085c827 in xenInotifyOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0) at xen/xen_inotify.c:460
#3  0x008444f1 in xenUnifiedOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0) at xen/xen_driver.c:391
#4  0x00811d05 in do_open (name=0xbf8c49d4 "xen:///", auth=0x0, flags=0) at libvirt.c:1117
#5  0x08048e92 in main (argc=Cannot access memory at address 0x1
) at event-test.c:325
(gdb) c
Continuing.
(gdb) bt
#0  myEventAddHandleFunc (fd=11, event=1, cb=0x82a940 <remoteDomainEventFired>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0) at event-test.c:223
#1  0x007ccf55 in virEventAddHandle (fd=11, events=1, cb=0x82a940 <remoteDomainEventFired>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0)
    at util/event.c:45
#2  0x0082c478 in doRemoteOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, priv=0xb7534008, auth=0x0, flags=0) at remote/remote_driver.c:894
#3  0x00830448 in remoteOpenSecondaryDriver (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0, priv=0xbf8c2668) at remote/remote_driver.c:1006
#4  0x0083082a in remoteNetworkOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0) at remote/remote_driver.c:3549
#5  0x00811e2f in do_open (name=0xbf8c49d4 "xen:///", auth=0x0, flags=0) at libvirt.c:1137
#6  0x08048e92 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbf8c28b4) at event-test.c:325
(gdb) c
Continuing.
(gdb) bt
#0  myEventAddHandleFunc (fd=14, event=1, cb=0x82a940 <remoteDomainEventFired>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0) at event-test.c:223
#1  0x007ccf55 in virEventAddHandle (fd=14, events=1, cb=0x82a940 <remoteDomainEventFired>, opaque=0x824a7d8, ff=0)
    at util/event.c:45
#2  0x0082c478 in doRemoteOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, priv=0x8258ab0, auth=0x0, flags=0) at remote/remote_driver.c:894
#3  0x00830448 in remoteOpenSecondaryDriver (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0, priv=0xbf8c2668) at remote/remote_driver.c:1006
#4  0x0083078a in remoteInterfaceOpen (conn=0x824a7d8, auth=0x0, flags=0) at remote/remote_driver.c:4104
#5  0x00811f4e in do_open (name=0xbf8c49d4 "xen:///", auth=0x0, flags=0) at libvirt.c:1156
#6  0x08048e92 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbf8c28b4) at event-test.c:325

Regards,

Pete



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