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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/4] Ignore stolen time in the softlockup watchdog
    On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 13:00:49 -0700 Jeremy Fitzhardinge <> wrote:

    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > Well, it _is_ mysterious.
    > >
    > > Did you try to locate the code which failed? I got lost in macros and
    > > include files, and gave up very very easily. Stop hiding, Ingo.
    > >
    > OK, I've managed to reproduce it. Removing the local_irq_save/restore
    > from sched_clock() makes it go away, as I'd expect (otherwise it would
    > really be magic).

    erm, why do you expect that? A local_irq_save()/local_irq_restore() pair
    shouldn't be affecting anything?

    > But given that it never seems to touch the softlockup
    > during testing, I have no idea what difference it makes...

    To what softlockup are you referring, and what does that have to do with

    <feels dumb>
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