Re: send_IPI_mask_bitmask() (Re: 2.6.21 known regressions (v2)(for -stable team))

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 04:23:46 EST

On Sun, 2007-04-29 at 01:34 -0400, Len Brown wrote:
> > clockevents_notify() is called with the power verify information for an
> > offline CPU. I can handle this in the clockevents code, but I think acpi
> > is the correct place.
> So the CONFIG_GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS=y case is broken,
> but the CONFIG_GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS=n below is okay?
> Not immediately clear why both cases can't fail.

True, that's strange. Even more strange is that 2.6.21-rc7 does not have
the problem, but 2.6.21 has. We did not change anything in those code
pathes between rc7 and final.

Jeff, can you please verify which -rcX was the last which did not have
this problem.



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