Re: Bug#855183: linux-image-4.9.0-0.bpo.1-amd64: modprobe intel_rapl_perf stay in uninterruptible sleep
From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Feb 20 2017 - 18:25:14 EST
On Mon, 20 Feb 2017, Miloslav HÅla wrote:
> Dne 17.02.2017 v 11:47 Thomas Gleixner napsal(a):
> > What's really confusing is this information from the bug report:
> > " When I changed:
> > Power technology:
> > - from Energy Efficient
> > - to Custom
> > Energy Performance BIAS Setting:
> > - from Balanced Performance
> > - to Performance
> > problem disappeared. systemd-udevd starts normally, module can be
> > normally rmmod/insmod'ed now, load is 0.07."
> > Miloslav: Is there any chance you can try a 4.10-rc8 kernel on that
> > machine?
> I compiled 4.10-rc8 kernel with a stock '/boot/config-4.9.0-0.bpo.1-amd64'
> config from Debian Jessie backports. Then I reverted BIOS settings to previous
> state and rebooted the server. Kernel and all modules loaded normally,
> rmmod/insmod intel_rapl_perf passed normally.
> Then, without any BIOS change, I rebooted with stock 4.9.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 and
> suprisingly, everything works, I cannot reproduce it.
> My knowledge on the field of BIOS are shallow. I don't know what I can do to
> reproduce the bug now.
Did you just reboot or go through a cold start? That might make a difference.