Re: nohz fail (was: perf related boot hang.)
From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Thu Sep 04 2014 - 16:18:03 EST
On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 10:07:37PM +0200, Catalin Iacob wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:23 PM, Catalin Iacob <iacobcatalin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:14 PM, Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> I'll send "nohz: Restore NMI safe local irq work for local nohz kick"
> >> as a fix for 3.17 and the rest will have to wait for 3.18 as it's a complicated
> >> fix for a long standing bug.
> > I've been running with the full series since you sent it and haven't
> > experienced the bug since. I'll try to test with just the 3.17 patch
> > to also check that it's enough on its own.
> I tested with just "nohz: Restore NMI safe local irq work for local
> nohz kick" on top of 7505ceaf8635 (which is 3.17-rc3 plus the merge of
> 1 commit) and unfortunately it doesn't fix the issue. I got the same
> panic after some minutes of building Firefox.
Yeah, that's expected. You need to apply the nine patches on top of -rc1:
"nohz: Restore NMI safe local irq work for local nohz kick" only fixes
part of the issue.
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