Re: frequent lockups in 3.18rc4

From: Sasha Levin
Date: Thu Dec 11 2014 - 16:53:34 EST

On 12/11/2014 04:49 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 6:54 AM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >
>> > So either one of those 'good's actually wasn't, or I'm just cursed.
> Even if there was a good that wasn't, that last "bad" (6f929b4e5a02)
> is already sufficient just on its own to say that likely v3.16 already
> had the problem.
> Just do
> gitk v3.16..6f929b4e5a02
> and cry.
> (or "git diff --stat -M v3.16...6f929b4e5a02" to see what that commit
> brought in from the common ancestor).
> So I'd call that bisect a failure, and your "v3.16 is fine" is
> actually suspect after all. Which *might* mean that it's some hardware
> issue after all. Or there are multiple different problems, and while
> v3.16 was fine, the problem was introduced earlier (in the common
> ancestor of that staging tree), then fixed for 3.16, and then
> re-introduced later again.

Is it possible that Dave and myself were seeing the same problem after

I'll go bisect it even further back...

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