Re: [PATCH] panic_on_oops: remove ssleep()

From: Horms
Date: Tue Jul 18 2006 - 15:27:44 EST

On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 09:22:17PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> In-Reply-To: <31687.FP.7244@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 12:17:20 -0400, Horms wrote:
> > This patch is part of an effort to unify the panic_on_oops behaviour
> > across all architectures that implement it.
> >
> > It was pointed out to me by Andi Kleen that if an oops has occured
> > in interrupt context, then calling sleep() in the oops path will only cause
> > a panic, and that it would be really better for it not to be in the path at
> > all.
> i386 already checks in_interrupt() and panics immediately:

Very good point. I guess that needs to be moved to after
panic_on_oops() if the change that Andi suggests works out.


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