Bug #1643


Accessing usb serial adapter HL-340 panics system

Added by lentferj about 14 years ago. Updated about 14 years ago.

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when accessing my usb serial adapter (HL-340 is printed on the
connector) with minicom or cu I get a reproducable panic:

atom# kgdb kern.3 vmcore.3
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Reading symbols from /var/crash/kern.3...done.

Unread portion of the kernel message buffer:

Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
mp_lock = 00000003; cpuid = 3; = 03000000
fault virtual address = 0x60
fault code = supervisor read, page not present
instruction pointer = 0x8:0xc08a02e9
stack pointer = 0x10:0xe0fa49ec
frame pointer = 0x10:0xe0fa49f4
code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0x1b = DPL 0, pres 1, def32 1, gran 1
processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL = 0
current process = 1056 (cu)
current thread = pri 38 (CRIT)
trap number = 12
panic: page fault
mp_lock = 00000003; cpuid = 3
Trace beginning at frame 0xe0fa48b4
panic(c0652aae,3,c0627b5e,e0fa48e8,e0fa48e8) at panic+0x172
panic(c0627b5e,c065324a,e0242f9c,1,1) at panic+0x172
trap_fatal(e04b8630,0,1,0,60) at trap_fatal+0x384
trap_pfault(db3a1df4,db3a1df4,e05bc9b0,0,26) at trap_pfault+0x14e
trap(e0fa49a4) at trap+0x7d1
calltrap() at calltrap+0xd
--- trap 0, eip = 0, esp = 0xe0fa49e8, ebp = 0xe0fa4a34 ---
(null)(4b00,4b444719,28c457e,4b444719,28c457e) at 0
boot() called on cpu#3
Uptime: 6m50s
Physical memory: 2030 MB
Dumping 201 MB: 186 170 154 138 122 106 90 74 58 42 26 10

Reading symbols from /boot/modules/uchcom.ko...done.
Loaded symbols for /boot/modules/uchcom.ko
Reading symbols from /boot/modules/ucom.ko...done.
Loaded symbols for /boot/modules/ucom.ko
Reading symbols from /boot/modules/acpi.ko...done.
Loaded symbols for /boot/modules/acpi.ko
get_mycpu (di=0xc073e280) at ./machine/thread.h:83
83 __asm ("movl %%fs:globaldata,%0" : "=r" (gd) :
(kgdb) trace
Tracepoint 1 at 0xc05bd908: file ./machine/thread.h, line 83.
(kgdb) backtrace
#0 _get_mycpu (di=0xc073e280) at ./machine/thread.h:83
#1 md_dumpsys (di=0xc073e280) at
#2 0xc0365092 in dumpsys () at
#3 0xc0365708 in boot (howto=260) at
#4 0xc0365d02 in panic (fmt=0xc0627b5e "%s") at
#5 0xc05d2904 in trap_fatal (frame=0xe0fa49a4, eva=<value optimized
out>) at /home/lentferj/repo/src/sys/platform/pc32/i386/trap.c:1127
#6 0xc05d2a66 in trap_pfault (frame=0xe0fa49a4, usermode=0, eva=96) at
#7 0xc05d388d in trap (frame=0xe0fa49a4) at
#8 0xc05be077 in calltrap () at
#9 0xc08a02e9 in uchcom_param (arg=0x0, portno=-1, t=0xe0fa4a34) at
#10 0xc08a452f in ucomparam (tp=0xdb45ac70, t=0xe0fa4a34) at
#11 0xc08a527a in ucomopen (ap=0xe0fa4a78) at
#12 0xc0346cc1 in dev_dopen (dev=0xc46a2ec0, oflags=3, devtype=8192,
cred=0xd7d8fac8) at /home/lentferj/repo/src/sys/kern/kern_device.c:115
#13 0xc050a3af in devfs_spec_open (ap=0xe0fa4aec) at
#14 0xc03d92fb in vop_open (ops=0xdb45d970, vp=0xe04c23e8, mode=3,
cred=0xd7d8fac8, fp=0xe0445208)
at /home/lentferj/repo/src/sys/kern/vfs_vopops.c:289
#15 0xc03d6da4 in vn_open (nd=0xe0fa4c70, fp=0xe0445208, fmode=3,
cmode=0) at /home/lentferj/repo/src/sys/kern/vfs_vnops.c:270
#16 0xc03cf44d in kern_open (nd=0xe0fa4c70, oflags=2, mode=0,
res=0xe0fa4cf0) at /home/lentferj/repo/src/sys/kern/vfs_syscalls.c:1812
---Type <return> to continue, or q <return> to quit---
---Type <return> to continue, or q <return> to quit---#17 0xc03d0126 in
sys_open (uap=0xe0fa4cf0) at
#18 0xc05d41ef in syscall2 (frame=0xe0fa4d40) at
#19 0xc05be126 in Xint0x80_syscall () at
#20 0x0000001f in ?? ()
Backtrace stopped: previous frame inner to this frame (corrupt stack?)

on linux this adapter workd with the ch341 driver.

further info:
ucom0: <vendor 0x4348 USB-SER!, class 255/0, rev 1.10/2.50, addr 2> on uhub0
ucom0: CH340

atom# usbdevs -v
Controller /dev/usb0:
addr 1: full speed, self powered, config 1, UHCI root hub(0x0000),
Intel(0x0000), rev 1.00
port 1 addr 2: full speed, power 78 mA, config 1, USB-SER!(0x5523),
vendor 0x4348(0x4348), rev 2.50
port 2 powered

Actions #1

Updated by TGEN about 14 years ago

Jan Lentfer wrote:

when accessing my usb serial adapter (HL-340 is printed on the
connector) with minicom or cu I get a reproducable panic:

#9 0xc08a02e9 in uchcom_param (arg=0x0, portno=-1, t=0xe0fa4a34) at

Looks like a null pointer dereference of arg in that function.
Thomas E. Spanjaard

Actions #2

Updated by lentferj about 14 years ago

This patch fixes the panic according to my tests:

diff --git a/sys/dev/usbmisc/uchcom/uchcom.c
index 353552e..d925d9c 100644
--- a/sys/dev/usbmisc/uchcom/uchcom.c
+++ b/sys/dev/usbmisc/uchcom/uchcom.c
@ -276,6 +276,7 @ uchcom_attach(device_t self)
sc->sc_intr_size = endpoints.ep_intr_size;

/* setup ucom layer */
+ ucom->sc_parent = sc;
ucom->sc_portno = UCOM_UNK_PORTNO;
ucom->sc_bulkin_no = endpoints.ep_bulkin;
ucom->sc_bulkout_no = endpoints.ep_bulkout;

Now I can use tip and cu and minicom on /dev/ucom0 without panicing the
system. But still it won't really work. I get such messages in dmesg:
ucom0: ucomreadcb: IOERROR
ucom0: ucomreadcb: IOERROR
ucom0: ucomreadcb: IOERROR
ucom0: ucomreadcb: CANCELLED
ucom0: cannot reset: IOERROR


putc to a clist with no reserved cblocks

I found an error description for FBSD and another driver that seems
match otherwise:

But I am not really getting much out of that. Maybe someone could read
through that and evaluate if this helps in my case?

Thanks a lot in advance


Actions #3

Updated by lentferj about 14 years ago

Problem is solved by the patch. The IOERROR where misleading and due to a "not
so well" working usb port.


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