[Ovmsdev] Time for 3.2.003? / Issue #241

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Thu Sep 19 15:39:13 HKT 2019


s/edge/eap/g

Am 19.09.19 um 09:33 schrieb Michael Balzer:
> Btw, regarding releases, I also will change that on my server to include the commit offset in "edge" and "main".
>
> That way I can merge and roll out important changes (e.g. security updates) to these branches as well without the need for a new major version.
>
> In the firmware distribution directory, "edge" and "main" then are simply links to the release directory.
>
> Regards,
> Michael
>
>
> Am 19.09.19 um 09:23 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>> Sorry, I didn't think about this being an issue elsewhere -- german data plans typically start at minimum 100 MB/month flat (that's my
>> current plan at 3 € / month).
>>
>> No need for a new release, it can be turned off OTA by issueing
>>
>> config set module debug.tasks no
>>
>> Regards,
>> Michael
>>
>>
>> Am 19.09.19 um 09:08 schrieb Mark Webb-Johnson:
>>> Yep:
>>>
>>>     758 bytes * (86400 / 300) * 30 = 6.5MB/month
>>>
>>>
>>> That is going over data (not SD). Presumably cellular data for a large portion of the time.
>>>
>>> I think we need to default this to OFF, and make a 3.2.004 to avoid this becoming an issue.
>>>
>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>
>>>> On 19 Sep 2019, at 2:04 PM, Stephen Casner <casner at acm.org <mailto:casner at acm.org>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> That's 6.55MB/month, unless you have unusually short months!  :-)
>>>>
>>>> In what space is that data stored?  A log written to SD?  That's not
>>>> likely to fill up the SD card too fast, but what happens if no SD card
>>>> is installed?
>>>>
>>>>                                                        -- Steve
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 19 Sep 2019, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>>    To enable CPU usage statistics, apply the changes to sdkconfig
>>>>>>    included.
>>>>>>    New history record:
>>>>>>    - "*-OVM-DebugTasks" v1: <taskcnt,totaltime> + per task:
>>>>>>        <tasknum,name,state,stack_now,stack_max,stack_total,
>>>>>>         heap_total,heap_32bit,heap_spi,runtime>
>>>>>>      Note: CPU core use percentage = runtime / totaltime
>>>>>
>>>>> I’ve just noticed that this is enabled by default now (my production build has the sdkconfig updated, as per defaults).
>>>>>
>>>>> I am seeing 758 bytes of history record, every 5 minutes. About 218KB/day, or 654KB/month.
>>>>>
>>>>> Should this be opt-in?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 8 Sep 2019, at 5:43 PM, Michael Balzer <dexter at expeedo.de <mailto:dexter at expeedo.de>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've pushed some modifications and improvements to (hopefully) fix the timer issue or at least be able to debug it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Some sdkconfig changes are necessary.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The build including these updates is on my edge release as 3.2.002-258-g20ae554b.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Btw: the network restart strategy seems to mitigate issue #241; I've seen a major drop on record repetitions on my server since the rollout.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit 99e4e48bdd40b7004c0976f51aba9e3da4ecab53
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Module: add per task CPU usage statistics, add task stats history records
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    To enable CPU usage statistics, apply the changes to sdkconfig
>>>>>>    included. The CPU usage shown by the commands is calculated against
>>>>>>    the last task status retrieved (or system boot).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Command changes:
>>>>>>    - "module tasks" -- added CPU (core) usage in percent per task
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    New command:
>>>>>>    - "module tasks data" -- output task stats in history record form
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    New config:
>>>>>>    - [module] debug.tasks -- yes (default) = send task stats every 5 minutes
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    New history record:
>>>>>>    - "*-OVM-DebugTasks" v1: <taskcnt,totaltime> + per task:
>>>>>>        <tasknum,name,state,stack_now,stack_max,stack_total,
>>>>>>         heap_total,heap_32bit,heap_spi,runtime>
>>>>>>      Note: CPU core use percentage = runtime / totaltime
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit 950172c216a72beb4da0bc7a40a46995a6105955
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Build config: default timer service task priority raised to 20
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Background: the FreeRTOS timer service shall only be used for very
>>>>>>      short and non-blocking jobs. We delegate event processing to our
>>>>>>      events task, anything else in timers needs to run with high
>>>>>>      priority.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit 31ac19d187480046c16356b80668de45cacbb83d
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    DukTape: add build config for task priority, default lowered to 3
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Background: the DukTape garbage collector shall run on lower
>>>>>>      priority than tasks like SIMCOM & events
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit e0a44791fbcfb5a4e4cad24c9d1163b76e637b4f
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Server V2: use esp_log_timestamp for timeout detection,
>>>>>>      add timeout config, limit data records & size per second
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    New config:
>>>>>>    - [server.v2] timeout.rx -- timeout in seconds, default 960
>>>>>>
>>>>>> commit 684a4ce9525175a910040f0d1ca82ac212fbf5de
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    Notify: use esp_log_timestamp for creation time instead of monotonictime
>>>>>>      to harden against timer service starvation / ticker event drops
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 07.09.19 um 10:55 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>>>>>>> I think the RTOS timer service task starves. It's running on core 0 with priority 1.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Taks on core 0 sorted by priority:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Number of Tasks = 20      Stack:  Now   Max Total    Heap 32-bit SPIRAM C# PRI
>>>>>>> 3FFC84A8  6 Blk ipc0              388   500  1024    7788      0      0  0  24
>>>>>>> 3FFC77F0  5 Blk OVMS CanRx        428   428  2048    3052      0  31844  0  23
>>>>>>> 3FFAFBF4  1 Blk esp_timer         400   656  4096   35928    644  25804  0  22
>>>>>>> 3FFD3240 19 Blk wifi              460  2716  3584   43720      0     20  0  22
>>>>>>> 3FFC03C4  2 Blk eventTask         448  1984  4608     104      0      0  0  20
>>>>>>> 3FFC8F14 17 Blk tiT               500  2308  3072    6552      0      0  *  18
>>>>>>> 3FFE14F0 26 Blk OVMS COrx         456   456  4096       0      0      0  0   7
>>>>>>> 3FFE19D4 27 Blk OVMS COwrk        476   476  3072       0      0      0  0   7
>>>>>>> 3FFCBC34 12 Blk Tmr Svc           352   928  3072      88      0      0  0   1
>>>>>>> 3FFE7708 23 Blk mdns              468  1396  4096     108      0      0  0   1
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I don't think it's our CanRx, as that only fetches and queues CAN frames, the actual work is done by the listeners. The CO tasks only
>>>>>>> run for CANopen jobs, which are few for normal operation.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> That leaves the system tasks, with main suspect -once again- the wifi blob.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We need to know how much CPU time the tasks actually use now. I think I saw some option for this in the FreeRTOS config.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Am 06.09.19 um 23:15 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>>>>>>>> The workaround is based on the monotonictime being updated per second, as do the history record offsets.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Apparently, that mechanism doesn't work reliably. That may be an indicator for some bigger underlying issue.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Example log excerpt:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:07:48.126919 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,0,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:03.089031 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-10,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:05.041574 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-20,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:05.052644 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-30,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:05.063617 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-49,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:05.077527 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-59,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:05.193775 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-70,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:13.190645 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-80,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:22.077994 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-90,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:09:54.590300 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-109,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:11:10.127054 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-119,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:11:16.794200 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-130,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:11:22.455652 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-140,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:12:49.423412 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-150,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:12:49.442096 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-169,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:12:49.461941 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-179,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:14:39.828133 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-190,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:14:39.858144 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-200,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:14:52.020319 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-210,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:14:54.452637 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-229,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:15:12.613935 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-239,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:15:35.223845 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-250,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:16:09.255059 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-260,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:17:31.919754 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-270,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:19:23.366267 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-289,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:21:57.344609 +0200 info  main: #173 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-299,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:23:40.082406 +0200 info  main: #31 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-1027,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>> 2019-09-06 22:25:58.061883 +0200 info  main: #31 C MITPROHB rx msg h 964,-1040,RT-BAT-C,5,86400,2,1,3830,3795,3830,-10,25,25,25,0
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> This shows the ticker was only run 299 times from 22:07:48 to 22:21:57.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> After 22:21:57 the workaround was triggered and did a reconnect. Apparently during that network reinitialization of 103 seconds, the
>>>>>>>> per second ticker was run 628 times.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> That can't be catching up on the event queue, as that queue has only 20 slots. So something strange is going on here.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Any ideas?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Am 06.09.19 um 08:04 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>>>>>>>>> Mark & anyone else running a V2 server,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> as most cars don't send history records, this also needs the change to the server I just pushed, i.e. server version 2.4.2.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> https://github.com/openvehicles/Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System/commits/master
>>>>>>>>> <https://github.com/openvehicles/Open-Vehicle-Monitoring-System/commits/master>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Am 05.09.19 um 19:55 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>>>>>>>>>> I've pushed the nasty workaround: the v2 server checks for no RX over 15 minutes, then restarts the network (wifi & modem) as
>>>>>>>>>> configured for autostart.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Rolled out on my server in edge as 3.2.002-237-ge075f655.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Please test.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Am 05.09.19 um 01:58 schrieb Mark Webb-Johnson:
>>>>>>>>>>>> Mark, you can check your server logs for history messages with ridiculous time offsets:
>>>>>>>>>>>> [sddexter at ns27 server]$ cat log-20190903 | egrep "rx msg h [0-9]+,-[0-9]{4}" | wc -l
>>>>>>>>>>>> 455283
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> I checked my logs and see 12 vehicles showing this. But, 2 only show this for a debugcrash log (which is expected, I guess, if the
>>>>>>>>>>> time is not synced at report time). I’ve got 4 cars with the offset > 10,000.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On 4 Sep 2019, at 4:45 AM, Michael Balzer <dexter at expeedo.de <mailto:dexter at expeedo.de> <mailto:dexter at expeedo.de>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Everyone,
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> I've pushed a change that needs some testing.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> I had the issue myself now parking at a certain distance from my garage wifi AP, i.e. on the edge of "in", after wifi had been
>>>>>>>>>>>> disconnected for some hours, and with the module still connected via modem. The wifi blob had been trying to connect to the AP for
>>>>>>>>>>>> about two hours.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> As seen before, the module saw no error, just the server responses and commands stopped coming in. I noticed the default interface
>>>>>>>>>>>> was still "st1" despite wifi having been disconnected and modem connected. The DNS was also still configured for my wifi network,
>>>>>>>>>>>> and the interface seemed to have an IP address -- but wasn't pingable from the wifi network.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> A power cycle of the modem solved the issue without reboot. So the cause may be in the modem/ppp subsystem, or it may be related
>>>>>>>>>>>> (in some weird way) to the default interface / DNS setup.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> More tests showed the default interface again/still got set by the wifi blob itself at some point, overriding our modem
>>>>>>>>>>>> prioritization. The events we didn't handle up to now were "sta.connected" and "sta.lostip", so I added these, and the bug didn't
>>>>>>>>>>>> show up again since then. That doesn't mean anything, so we need to test this.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> The default interface really shouldn't affect inbound packet routing of an established connection, but there always may be strange
>>>>>>>>>>>> bugs lurking in those libs.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> The change also reimplements the wifi signal strength reading, as the tests also showed that still wasn't working well using the
>>>>>>>>>>>> CSI callback. It now seems to be much more reliable.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Please test & report. The single module will be hard to test, as the bug isn't reproducable easily, but you can still try if wifi /
>>>>>>>>>>>> modem transitions work well.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Mark, you can check your server logs for history messages with ridiculous time offsets:
>>>>>>>>>>>> [sddexter at ns27 server]$ cat log-20190903 | egrep "rx msg h [0-9]+,-[0-9]{4}" | wc -l
>>>>>>>>>>>> 455283
>>>>>>>>>>>> The bug now severely affects the V2 server performance, as the server is single threaded and doesn't scale very well to this kind
>>>>>>>>>>>> of bulk data bursts, especially when coming from multiple modules in parallel. So we really need to solve this now. Slow reactions
>>>>>>>>>>>> or connection drops from my server lately have been due to this bug. If this change doesn't solve it, we'll need to add some reboot
>>>>>>>>>>>> trigger on "too many server v2 notification retransmissions" -- or maybe a modem power cycle will do, that wouldn't discard the data.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Am 03.09.19 um 07:46 schrieb Mark Webb-Johnson:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> No problem. We can hold. I won’t commit anything for the next few days (and agree to hold-off on Markos’s pull). Let me know when
>>>>>>>>>>>>> you are ready.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On 3 Sep 2019, at 1:58 AM, Michael Balzer <dexter at expeedo.de <mailto:dexter at expeedo.de>> <mailto:dexter at expeedo.de> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mark, please wait.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I may just have found the cause for issue #241, or at least something I need to investigate before releasing.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I need to dig into my logs first, and try something.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Am 02.09.19 um 12:23 schrieb Michael Balzer:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Nothing open from my side at the moment.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I haven't had the time to look in to Markos pull request, but from a first check also think that's going too deep to be included
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> in this release.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Am 02.09.19 um 04:15 schrieb Mark Webb-Johnson:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think it is well past time for a 3.2.003 release. Things seems table in edge (although some things only partially implemented).
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anything people want to include at the last minute, or can we go ahead and build?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Regards, Mark.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>
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