Re: [2.6.25-rc1] Strange regression with CONFIG_HZ_300=y

From: Carlos R. Mafra
Date: Tue Feb 12 2008 - 14:49:58 EST

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Eric Piel wrote:
>>> The laptop is a Vaio VGN-FZ240E, core 2 duo T7250 @ 2.0 GHz and the
>>> kernel is x86_64.
>> Hi, it's great you found out the culprit commit because I was really
>> wondering where this bug was coming from...
>> As a data point, my machine has a core 2 duo @ 1.2GHz and x86_64 arch.
>> Do you also have the tickless option activated? (it could play a role)
> I believe this patch should fix the problem. Can you please verify?

I've just tested your patch on top of 2.6.25-rc1 and it fixes the

> Thanks,
> -hpa

Thank you very much for solving this so fast,

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