Re: v4.10-rc8 (-rc6) boot regression on Intel desktop, does not boot after cold boots, boots after reboot

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Thu Feb 16 2017 - 13:34:35 EST

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:20:14AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Frederic Weisbecker
> <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I haven't followed the discussion but this patch has a known issue which is fixed
> > with:
> > 7bdb59f1ad474bd7161adc8f923cdef10f2638d1
> > "tick/nohz: Fix possible missing clock reprog after tick soft restart"
> >
> > I hope this fixes your issue.
> No, Pavel saw the problem with rc8 too, which already has that fix.
> So I think we'll just need to revert that original patch (and that
> means that we have to revert the commit you point to as well, since
> that ->next_tick field was added by the original commit).

Aw too bad, but indeed that late we don't have the choice.