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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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