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From: "Yinghai Lu" <yinghai@kernel.org>
To: "Theodore Tso" <tytso@mit.edu>, "Yinghai Lu" <yinghai@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: 2.6.28-rc2: REGRESSION in early boot
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:22:38 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86802c440811050922o53f494c6y7b007f094a6ece2e@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081105153508.GB22998@mit.edu>

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 04:14:14PM -0800, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>>
>> please check http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/11/4/431
>>
>
> So do you believe that applying this fix will address the failure I
> was seeing?  In a follow up to your thread you replyed to Ben
> Hurchings saying:
>
>>your patch is still needed...
>>also please add one WARN_ON when nr > NR_IRQS.
>>YH
>
> Is there some other patch I should look at as well?
>
> What is your theory for why this was causing a failure in the timer
> subsystem?  Were we overrunning the end of irq_desc array and stomping
> on some other data structure?

Yes. Please do apply that two patches at first.

YH

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-11-05 17:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-04 22:45 Theodore Tso
2008-11-05  0:14 ` Yinghai Lu
2008-11-05  0:17   ` Yinghai Lu
2008-11-05 15:35   ` Theodore Tso
2008-11-05 16:11     ` Cyrill Gorcunov
2008-11-05 17:22     ` Yinghai Lu [this message]
2008-11-06  5:23       ` Theodore Tso
2008-11-06  6:02         ` Yinghai Lu
2008-11-06  6:27         ` Yinghai Lu
2008-11-06  6:39           ` Yinghai Lu

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