Re: frequent lockups in 3.18rc4

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Nov 17 2014 - 21:21:15 EST

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> After wasting countless hours rolling back to Fedora 20 and gcc 4.8.1,
> I saw the exact same trace on 3.17, so now I don't know what to think.


Has anything else changed? New trinity tests? If it has happened in as
little as ten minutes, and you don't recall having seen this until
about a week ago, it does sound like something changed.

But yeah, try the softlockup_all_cpu_backtrace, maybe there's a
pattern somewhere..

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