Re: 2.6.33: ftrace triggers soft lockup
From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Wed Mar 03 2010 - 23:06:51 EST
On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 10:18:26PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 11:01 +0800, Américo Wang wrote:
> > >
> > > So it is stuck in stop machine. I wonder where exactly. I see some do_exit
> > > at the top but I wonder how much they are reliable.
> > Well, I think 'kstop' is just random, sometimes I got 'watchdog' or some other
> > process.
> > >
> > > Anyway, as Steve said, we really need a full config to reproduce it.
> > >
> > Done in another reply.
> Frederic, I notice that lockdep is on, did anything change that might
> slow down the code in lockdep, or is the function graph tracer doing
> more locking?
there doesn't seem to be intrusive changes in lockdep between .32 and .33
And the function graph tracer is still fully lockless (and hopefully
it will be forever).
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