Re: frequent lockups in 3.18rc4

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Dec 26 2014 - 19:37:28 EST

On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 03:16:41PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > hm.
> So with the previous patch that had the false positives, you never saw
> this? You saw the false positives instead?


> I'm wondering if the added debug noise just ended up helping. Doing a
> printk() will automatically cause some scheduler activity. And they
> also caused the time reading jiggle.
> That said, it's also possible that I screwed something up in the
> second version of the patch, just breaking it and making it generally
> ineffective.
> Oh - and have you actually seen the "TSC unstable (delta = xyz)" +
> "switched to hpet" messages there yet?

not yet. 3 hrs in.

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