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SubjectRe: Linux v2.6.16-rc5

Ivan, rth,
any ideas?

Linus

On Sun, 5 Mar 2006, Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer wrote:
>
> torvalds@osdl.org (Linus Torvalds) writes:
> > Have I missed anything? Holler. And please keep reminding about any
> > regressions since 2.6.15.
>
> As reported yesterday [1], the generic irq framework for alpha introduced
> in commit 0595bf3bca9d9932a05b06dd438f40f01d27cd33 kills my box under
> fairly heavy disk usage. I got a md raid 0 array stripped accross 3 scsi
> disks and any kind of relatively intensive IOs (like md5sum or sha1sum
> against iso files) kill the box immediately; either it panics in
> kernel/exit.c:do_exit - the first three "unlikely" - or in
> arch/alpha/mm/fault.c:do_page_fault "Unable to handle paging reguest at
> some address"...
>
> Reverting it makes the box stable again (as it was under vanilla 2.6.15).
>
> Here's the commit detail:
>
> 0595bf3bca9d9932a05b06dd438f40f01d27cd33 is first bad commit
> diff-tree 0595bf3bca9d9932a05b06dd438f40f01d27cd33 (from eee45269b0f5979c70bc151c6c2f4e5f4f5ababe)
> Author: Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>
> Date: Fri Jan 6 00:12:22 2006 -0800
>
> [PATCH] Alpha: convert to generic irq framework (alpha part)
>
> Kconfig tweaks and tons of deletions.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>
> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Cc: Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
>
> :040000 040000 ac127f16325bb65941bd38208325ab7821877f52 15d7d4d17a7c8cfb8fe53c29ded31ff9cf287534 M arch
> :040000 040000 287f73cdf371b2b33cc48f1d876005aab29ff3de 29263093ae33ceccd6346b987870367bc8329f0a M include
>
>
> [1] Problem on Alpha with "convert to generic irq framework"
> Message-Id: <20060304111219.GA10532@localhost>
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/3/4/31
>
> --
> Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer
>
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