RE: 3.7 RC1

From: KY Srinivasan
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 14:47:49 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 7:34 PM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; olaf@xxxxxxxxx;
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> Subject: Re: 3.7 RC1
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 04:37:45PM -0700, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> >
> > While testing 3.7 RC1 I discovered that invoking the function
> orderly_poweroff()
> > from an interrupt context will trigger an ASSERT(). This was not the case till
> > recently. The comment preceding the orderly_poweroff() function claims that
> this
> > function can be invoked from any context and in the current Hyper-V util driver,
> > we support host-driven orderly shut down of the guest by invoking this
> > orderly_poweroff() function in the context of the message callback. This code
> has
> > been working for a very long time and it is broken now. Is my assumption that
> > orderly_poweroff() could be invoked from the interrupt context a wrong
> assumption?
> Can you check 3.7-rc2? If that also fails, care to do a 'git bisect'
> from 3.6 to 3.7-rc1 to find the problem patch?

Looks like this problem is fixed in rc2.


K. Y

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