Re: [BUGFIX][PATCH] Freezer, CPU hotplug, x86 Microcode: Fix task freezing failures

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Wed Oct 05 2011 - 18:41:04 EST

On Wednesday, October 05, 2011, Srivatsa S. Bhat wrote:
> On 10/06/2011 01:56 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > OK, can you please repost the patch with Borislav's Acked-by and Tested-by
> > and add some more Intel people to the CC list?
> >
> Sure, I'll do that. Thank you.
> But are we not going to consider a cleaner/correct solution such as the
> one proposed here:
> Well, honestly I don't mean to be stubborn, but somehow, knowing that
> there are issues with my patch doesn't make me feel very comfortable
> going with it, especially when there is another approach, which I
> believe can fix the issue properly, without undesirable side-effects.
> I agree that the issues are mostly some corner cases, so if you want a
> quick fix for now, I guess we can go with this patch and then later on
> follow-up with a proper solution to this whole problem.

It ultimately is your call. If you feel more comfortable with the
alternative, just post that one instead.

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