CONFIG_BUGVERBOSE should be enabled (=y) to ensure BUGs produce the line information needed

Bug #1252353 reported by Andy Whitcroft on 2013-11-18
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Andy Whitcroft
Raring
Medium
Andy Whitcroft
Saucy
Medium
Andy Whitcroft
Trusty
Medium
Andy Whitcroft

Bug Description

We seem to have lost CONFIG_BUGVERBOSE somewhere along the line which stops us getting accurate line/file information when a BUG is tripped. This adds 70-100K to the kernel which seems very little for what it gives us in debuggability.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: linux-image-3.11.0-13-generic 3.11.0-13.20
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-13.20-generic 3.11.6
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Nov 18 17:00:15 2013
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=19a8d63a-3fd5-4b14-aa6a-13c3dc353651
MachineType: Dell Inc. Studio 1537
MarkForUpload: True
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.11.0-13-generic root=UUID=0c1a857a-009e-48e4-bba0-19bd862bfe63 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
RelatedPackageVersions:
 linux-restricted-modules-3.11.0-13-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-3.11.0-13-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.116
RfKill:
 0: phy0: Wireless LAN
  Soft blocked: no
  Hard blocked: no
SourcePackage: linux
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-11-10 (7 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 09/22/2008
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A03
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A03
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: A03
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA03:bd09/22/2008:svnDellInc.:pnStudio1537:pvrA03:rvnDellInc.:rn:rvrA03:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvrA03:
dmi.product.name: Studio 1537
dmi.product.version: A03
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

CVE References

Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Saucy):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Saucy):
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → In Progress
Tim Gardner (timg-tpi) on 2013-11-18
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.12.0-3.8

---------------
linux (3.12.0-3.8) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * [Config] armhf: PSTORE_RAM=y and PSTORE_CONSOLE=y
    - LP: #1248492

  [ Grygorii Strashko ]

  * SAUCE: ARM: OMAP4460: cpuidle: Extend
    PM_OMAP4_ROM_SMP_BOOT_ERRATUM_GICD on cpuidle

  [ John Johansen ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) apparmor: Fix tasks not subject to, reloaded policy
    - LP: #1236455

  [ Paolo Pisati ]

  * [Config] disable ARM_HIGHBANK_CPUIDLE

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE=y
    - LP: #1252353
  * Release tracker
    - LP: #1252455
 -- Tim Gardner <email address hidden> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 07:28:53 -0700

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2013-11-27
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-raring' to 'verification-done-raring'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-raring
tags: added: verification-needed-saucy
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-saucy' to 'verification-done-saucy'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2013-12-13
tags: added: verification-done-raring verification-done-saucy
removed: verification-needed-raring verification-needed-saucy
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.8.0-35.50

---------------
linux (3.8.0-35.50) raring; urgency=low

  [Steve Conklin]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1257102

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE=y
    - LP: #1252353

  [ Kamal Mostafa ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) drm/i915: i915.disable_pch_pwm overrides PCH_PWM_ENABLE
    quirk
    - LP: #1163720

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * PCI: Allow PCIe Capability link-related register access for switches
    - LP: #1252987
  * PCI: Remove PCIe Capability version checks
    - LP: #1252987
  * PCI: Support PCIe Capability Slot registers only for ports with slots
    - LP: #1252987
  * ACPICA: Interpreter: Fix Store() when implicit conversion is not
    possible.
    - LP: #1257026
  * ACPICA: DeRefOf operator: Update to fully resolve FieldUnit and
    BufferField refs.
    - LP: #1257026
  * ACPICA: Return error if DerefOf resolves to a null package element.
    - LP: #1257026
  * ACPICA: Fix for a Store->ArgX when ArgX contains a reference to a
    field.
    - LP: #1257026
  * vxlan: fix ip_select_ident skb parameter
    - LP: #1257026
  * tcp: TSO packets automatic sizing
    - LP: #1257026
  * tcp: TSQ can use a dynamic limit
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: Add skb_unclone() helper function.
    - LP: #1257026
  * ipv6: fix warning in xfrm6_mode_tunnel_input
    - LP: #1257026
  * ip: fix warning in xfrm4_mode_tunnel_input
    - LP: #1257026
  * tcp: must unclone packets before mangling them
    - LP: #1257026
  * tcp: do not forget FIN in tcp_shifted_skb()
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: do not call sock_put() on TIMEWAIT sockets
    - LP: #1257026
  * l2tp: fix kernel panic when using IPv4-mapped IPv6 addresses
    - LP: #1257026
  * l2tp: Fix build warning with ipv6 disabled.
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: mv643xx_eth: update statistics timer from timer context only
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: mv643xx_eth: fix orphaned statistics timer crash
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: heap overflow in __audit_sockaddr()
    - LP: #1257026
  * proc connector: fix info leaks
    - LP: #1257026
  * ipv4: fix ineffective source address selection
    - LP: #1257026
  * can: dev: fix nlmsg size calculation in can_get_size()
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: secure_seq: Fix warning when CONFIG_IPV6 and CONFIG_INET are not
    selected
    - LP: #1257026
  * xen-netback: Don't destroy the netdev until the vif is shut down
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: vlan: fix nlmsg size calculation in vlan_get_size()
    - LP: #1257026
  * vti: get rid of nf mark rule in prerouting
    - LP: #1257026
  * l2tp: must disable bh before calling l2tp_xmit_skb()
    - LP: #1257026
  * farsync: fix info leak in ioctl
    - LP: #1257026
  * unix_diag: fix info leak
    - LP: #1257026
  * connector: use nlmsg_len() to check message length
    - LP: #1257026
  * virtio-net: don't respond to cpu hotplug notifier if we're not ready
    - LP: #1257026
  * bridge: Correctly clamp MAX forward_delay when enabling STP
    - LP: #1257026
  * net: dst: provide accessor function to dst->xfrm
    - LP: #1257026
  * sctp: Use software crc32 checksum when xfrm transform will happen.
    - LP: #1257026
  * sctp: Perform software checksum if...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.11.0-15.23

---------------
linux (3.11.0-15.23) saucy; urgency=low

  [Brad Figg]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1259259

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] Build-in ohci-pci
    - LP: #1244176

linux (3.11.0-15.22) saucy; urgency=low

  [Brad Figg]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1257092

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE=y
    - LP: #1252353

  [ Benjamin Tissoires ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) HID: appleir: force input to be set
    - LP: #1244505

  [ John Johansen ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) apparmor: Fix tasks not subject to, reloaded policy
    - LP: #1236455

  [ Kamal Mostafa ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) drm/i915: i915.disable_pch_pwm overrides PCH_PWM_ENABLE
    quirk
    - LP: #1163720

  [ Manoj Iyer ]

  * SAUCE: Enable earlyprintk via the PL011.
    - LP: #1248233

  [ Paolo Pisati ]

  * [Config] armhf: RTC_DRV_PL031=y
    - LP: #1252242
  * [Config] armhf: CPU_FREQ=y && ARM_HIGHBANK_CPUFREQ=y
    - LP: #1249397

  [ Rob Herring ]

  * [Config] armhf: PSTORE_RAM=y and PSTORE_CONSOLE=y
    - LP: #1248492
  * SAUCE: net: calxedaxgmac: add mac address learning
    - LP: #1248233

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Debian] Re-sign modules after debug objcopy
    - LP: #1253155

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Revert "rt2x00pci: Use PCI MSIs whenever possible"
    - LP: #1257037
  * Revert "epoll: use freezable blocking call"
    - LP: #1257037
  * Revert "select: use freezable blocking call"
    - LP: #1257037
  * Revert "ima: policy for RAMFS"
    - LP: #1257037
  * ARM: tlb: don't perform inner-shareable invalidation for local TLB ops
    - LP: #1239800
  * ARM: 7855/1: Add check for Cortex-A15 errata 798181 ECO
    - LP: #1239800
  * mfd: rtsx: Modify rts5249_optimize_phy
    - LP: #1255297
  * usb: musb: start musb on the udc side, too
    - LP: #1257037
  * usb-storage: add quirk for mandatory READ_CAPACITY_16
    - LP: #1257037
  * USB: support new huawei devices in option.c
    - LP: #1257037
  * USB: quirks.c: add one device that cannot deal with suspension
    - LP: #1257037
  * USB: quirks: add touchscreen that is dazzeled by remote wakeup
    - LP: #1257037
  * USB: serial: ftdi_sio: add id for Z3X Box device
    - LP: #1257037
  * xhci: Don't enable/disable RWE on bus suspend/resume.
    - LP: #1257037
  * cifs: Fix inability to write files >2GB to SMB2/3 shares
    - LP: #1257037
  * x86: Update UV3 hub revision ID
    - LP: #1257037
  * cpufreq: s3c64xx: Rename index to driver_data
    - LP: #1257037
  * cpufreq / intel_pstate: Fix max_perf_pct on resume
    - LP: #1257037
  * bcache: Fixed incorrect order of arguments to bio_alloc_bioset()
    - LP: #1257037
  * HID: wiimote: add LEGO-wiimote VID
    - LP: #1257037
  * cgroup: fix to break the while loop in cgroup_attach_task() correctly
    - LP: #1257037
  * mac80211: correctly close cancelled scans
    - LP: #1257037
  * mac80211: drop spoofed packets in ad-hoc mode
    - LP: #1257037
  * mac80211: use sta_info_get_bss() for nl80211 tx and client probing
    - LP: #1257037
  * mac80211: update sta->last_rx on acked tx frames
    - LP: #1257037
  * mac80211: fix crash if bitrate calculation goes wrong
    - LP: #1257...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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