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From: Don Zickus <dzickus@redhat.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] watchdog: internally split softlockup and hardlockup
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:12:17 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20150206141217.GU234357@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150205152230.e978767c9c5eeb3b97be99f8@linux-foundation.org>

On Thu, Feb 05, 2015 at 03:22:30PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu,  5 Feb 2015 15:40:16 -0500 Don Zickus <dzickus@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > The hardlockup and softockup had always been tied together.  Due to the request
> > of KVM folks, they had a need to have one enabled but not the other.
> > Internally rework the code to split things apart more cleanly.
> > 
> > There is a bunch of churn here, but the end result should be code that should
> > be easier to maintain and fix without knowing the internals of what is going
> > on.
> 
> We're late in -rc7, which is not a good time for "a bunch of churn". 
> So I'll park this series for consideration after 3.19 has been
> released.  I'll let you know if it has seriously bitrotted by then.

Thanks!

Cheers,
Don

  reply	other threads:[~2015-02-06 14:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-02-05 20:40 Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 1/9] watchdog: new definitions and variables, initialization Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 2/9] watchdog: introduce the proc_watchdog_update() function Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 3/9] watchdog: move definition of 'watchdog_proc_mutex' outside of proc_dowatchdog() Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 4/9] watchdog: introduce the proc_watchdog_common() function Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 5/9] watchdog: introduce separate handlers for parameters in /proc/sys/kernel Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 6/9] watchdog: implement error handling for failure to set up hardware perf events Don Zickus
2015-02-23 21:17   ` Andrew Morton
2015-02-24 15:39     ` Don Zickus
2015-03-02 19:06     ` Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 7/9] watchdog: enable the new user interface of the watchdog mechanism Don Zickus
2015-02-23 21:19   ` Andrew Morton
2015-02-24 15:46     ` Don Zickus
2015-03-02 19:05     ` [PATCH 7/9 UPDATE] " Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 8/9] watchdog: clean up some function names and arguments Don Zickus
2015-02-05 20:40 ` [PATCH 9/9] watchdog: introduce the hardlockup_detector_disable() function Don Zickus
2015-02-05 23:22 ` [PATCH 0/9] watchdog: internally split softlockup and hardlockup Andrew Morton
2015-02-06 14:12   ` Don Zickus [this message]
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2014-11-04 16:20 Don Zickus
2014-12-17 21:25 ` Don Zickus
2015-01-21 14:15 ` Don Zickus
2015-01-21 22:23   ` Andrew Morton

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