Re: frequent lockups in 3.18rc4

From: Markus Trippelsdorf
Date: Sun Nov 16 2014 - 05:06:43 EST

On 2014.11.15 at 22:33 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'll try that next, and check in on it tomorrow.
> >
> > No luck. Died even faster this time.
> Yeah, and your other lockups haven't even been TLB related. Not that
> they look like anything else *either*.
> I have no ideas left. I'd go for a bisection

Before starting a bisection you could try and disable transparent_hugepages.
There are strange bugs, that were introduced during this merge-window, in this
area. See:

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