Re: Debugging Thinkpad T430s occasional suspend failure.

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Sun Feb 17 2013 - 13:17:16 EST

2013/2/17 Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 7:11 AM, Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> preempt_value_in_interrupt() looks buggy in your patch: it makes
>> invoke_softirq() returning if (val & HARDIRQ_MASK). But that's always
>> true since you have moved further the sub_preempt_count(IRQ_EXIT)
>> further.
> No, that's not it. The value hasn't been written back yet, but it already did:
> + int offset = IRQ_EXIT_OFFSET;
> + int count = preempt_count() - offset;
> so the 'count' has the IRQ_EXIT_OFFSET already subtracted. So no,
> HARDIRQ_MASK is *not* always set.

Ah right. I was confused.
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