Re: Crashes with 874bbfe600a6 in 3.18.25
From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Sat Jan 23 2016 - 11:13:39 EST
On Sat, 23 Jan 2016, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-01-22 at 11:09 -0500, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > > Looks like it requires more than trivial backport (I think). Tejun?
> > The timer migration has changed quite a bit.ÂÂGiven that we've never
> > seen vmstat work crashing in 3.18 era, I wonder whether the right
> > thing to do here is reverting 874bbfe600a6 from 3.18 stable?
> It's not just 3.18 that has this; 874bbfe600a6 was backported to all
> stable branches from 3.10 onward. ÂOnly the 4.2-ckt branch has
22b886dd10180939 fixes a bug which was introduced with the timer wheel
overhaul in 4.2. So only 4.2/3 should have it backported.