Re: [patch 1/4] Ignore stolen time in the softlockup watchdog

From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Date: Tue Apr 24 2007 - 16:00:47 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
> Well, it _is_ mysterious.
> Did you try to locate the code which failed? I got lost in macros and
> include files, and gave up very very easily. Stop hiding, Ingo.

OK, I've managed to reproduce it. Removing the local_irq_save/restore
from sched_clock() makes it go away, as I'd expect (otherwise it would
really be magic). But given that it never seems to touch the softlockup
during testing, I have no idea what difference it makes...

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