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SubjectRe: [BUG] Code reordering in swsusp breaks suspend on SMP systems
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Hi.

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 22:38 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > Do you know exactly which mutex was being waited on and where it was
> > taken? If you can say that, it would be much more helpful.

Yeah, me too, but assuming too much sometimes bites me :)

> I think this is the XFS problem with freezable workqueues.
>
> Maxim, please try to apply the appended patch and see if it helps.

Thanks for your subsequent messages, Maxim. Could you confirm for us
that the patch Rafael attached fixes it?

Regards,

Nigel

> ---
> Since freezable workqueues are broken in 2.6.21-rc
> (cf. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=116855740612755,
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=117261312523921&w=2)
> it's better to remove them altogether for 2.6.21 and change the only user of
> them (XFS) accordingly.
>
> ---
> fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_buf.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> Index: linux-2.6.21-rc4/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_buf.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.21-rc4.orig/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_buf.c
> +++ linux-2.6.21-rc4/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_buf.c
> @@ -1829,11 +1829,11 @@ xfs_buf_init(void)
> if (!xfs_buf_zone)
> goto out_free_trace_buf;
>
> - xfslogd_workqueue = create_freezeable_workqueue("xfslogd");
> + xfslogd_workqueue = create_workqueue("xfslogd");
> if (!xfslogd_workqueue)
> goto out_free_buf_zone;
>
> - xfsdatad_workqueue = create_freezeable_workqueue("xfsdatad");
> + xfsdatad_workqueue = create_workqueue("xfsdatad");
> if (!xfsdatad_workqueue)
> goto out_destroy_xfslogd_workqueue;
>

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