Perf events warning..

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri May 11 2012 - 11:43:33 EST

Peter, Ingo, Arnaldo,
google doesn't find a warning like this, so it can't be *too*
commonly reported.

Anyway, doing some profiling of git "make test" (wonderful load for
doing lots of small processes that do lots of page faults etc), this
WARN_ON_ONCE() triggered:

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WARNING: at kernel/events/core.c:2066 task_ctx_sched_out+0x63/0x70()
Hardware name: System Product Name
Pid: 18120, comm: git Not tainted 3.4.0-rc6-00089-g4a01c681d58f-dirty #3
Call Trace:
[<ffffffff810308c5>] warn_slowpath_common+0x75/0xb0
[<ffffffff810309c5>] warn_slowpath_null+0x15/0x20
[<ffffffff81096d63>] task_ctx_sched_out+0x63/0x70
[<ffffffff8109af06>] perf_event_comm+0x1d6/0x2e0
[<ffffffff81368ba8>] ? get_random_int+0x88/0xb0
[<ffffffff8102e1e2>] ? __mmdrop+0x62/0x90
[<ffffffff810e1f93>] set_task_comm+0x63/0x80
[<ffffffff810e3206>] setup_new_exec+0x86/0x250
[<ffffffff81126b69>] load_elf_binary+0x389/0x1930
[<ffffffff81125222>] ? load_misc_binary+0x292/0x390
[<ffffffff810bcbdd>] ? get_user_pages+0x4d/0x50
[<ffffffff810e13b2>] ? get_arg_page+0xa2/0xd0
[<ffffffff810e2b65>] search_binary_handler+0xd5/0x200
[<ffffffff811267e0>] ? elf_map+0x170/0x170
[<ffffffff810e300d>] do_execve_common.clone.39+0x37d/0x430
[<ffffffff810e30d6>] do_execve+0x16/0x20
[<ffffffff8100ab75>] sys_execve+0x45/0x70
[<ffffffff816b10ac>] stub_execve+0x6c/0xc0
---[ end trace 6fccf3db70f1b560 ]---

any comments/ideas?

(That kernel version isn't one you'd find in any git tree - it's a
throw-away tree with some experimental patches for dcache cleanups
etc. But those patches should not matter at all for this kind of

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