ubuntu_blktrace_smoke_test failed with 4.4 / 4.15 kvm kernel

Bug #1760636 reported by Po-Hsu Lin on 2018-04-02
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Po-Hsu Lin
linux-kvm (Ubuntu)
Declined for Bionic by Po-Hsu Lin

Bug Description

The test failed with:
  FAILED (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IO_TRACE=y in /boot/config-4.4.0-1019-kvm)
  FAILED (/sys/kernel/debug/tracing does not exist)

Steps to reproduce:
  Deploy the node with Xenial 4.4 kernel, install linux-kvm
  sudo apt-get install python-minimal
  git clone --depth=1 git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/autotest-client-tests -b master-next
  git clone --depth=1 git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/autotest
  rm -fr autotest/client/tests
  ln -sf ~/autotest-client-tests autotest/client/tests
  AUTOTEST_PATH=/home/ubuntu/autotest sudo -E autotest/client/autotest-local --verbose autotest/client/tests/ubuntu_blktrace_smoke_test/control


ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: linux-image-4.4.0-1019-kvm 4.4.0-1019.24
ProcVersionSignature: User Name 4.4.0-1019.24-kvm 4.4.98
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-1019-kvm x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.15
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Apr 2 16:07:26 2018
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: linux-kvm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) wrote :

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. While running an Ubuntu kernel (not a mainline or third-party kernel) please enter the following command in a terminal window:

apport-collect 1760636

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) wrote :

This issue can be reproduced in 4.15 KVM kernel as well.

summary: - ubuntu_blktrace_smoke_test failed with 4.4 Xenial kvm kernel
+ ubuntu_blktrace_smoke_test failed with 4.4 / 4.15 kvm kernel
Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) wrote :

This requires CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IO_TRACE to be enabled in the kernel.

However as this is for debugging purpose in some rare cases, we decided to disable this test for KVM kernel.

Changed in ubuntu-kernel-tests:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew)
Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) wrote :
Changed in linux-kvm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Won't Fix
no longer affects: linux (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-kernel-tests:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) on 2019-05-15
no longer affects: linux-kvm (Ubuntu Xenial)
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