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    SubjectRe: realtime-preempt patch-2.6.18-rt7 oops

    * Mike Galbraith <> wrote:

    > I just reproduced it running glibc make check. I had just enabled
    > kprobes and recompiled with the stock SuSE-10.1 compiler while waiting
    > for you to send me your .config (nevermind that request) so I could
    > try to reproduce it here.

    hm, so kprobe_flush_task() is likely PREEMPT_RT-unsafe.

    could you try the patch below, does it help? (a quick review seems to
    suggest that all codepaths protected by kretprobe_lock are atomic)


    Index: linux/kernel/kprobes.c
    --- linux.orig/kernel/kprobes.c
    +++ linux/kernel/kprobes.c
    @@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ static struct hlist_head kretprobe_inst_
    static atomic_t kprobe_count;

    DEFINE_MUTEX(kprobe_mutex); /* Protects kprobe_table */
    -DEFINE_SPINLOCK(kretprobe_lock); /* Protects kretprobe_inst_table */
    +DEFINE_RAW_SPINLOCK(kretprobe_lock); /* Protects kretprobe_inst_table */
    static DEFINE_PER_CPU(struct kprobe *, kprobe_instance) = NULL;

    static struct notifier_block kprobe_page_fault_nb = {
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