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SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc: complete lockup on boot/start of X (bisected)
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On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 20:06 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 19:46 +0100, Marcin Slusarz wrote:
>
> > 4 different lockups:
> > http://alan.umcs.lublin.pl/~mslusarz/kernel/2008.03.23-lockup/
>
> Brilliant, these are extremely helpful.
>
> What seems to happen is a classic xtime deadlock, doing a xtime
> seq_readlock while holding a seq_writelock.
>
> Only need to figure out _why_ that is happening....

Does your machine boot with the following patch applied:


diff --git a/kernel/time/timekeeping.c b/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
index 671af61..e300889 100644
--- a/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
+++ b/kernel/time/timekeeping.c
@@ -190,9 +190,6 @@ static void change_clocksource(void)
clocksource_calculate_interval(clock, NTP_INTERVAL_LENGTH);

tick_clock_notify();
-
- printk(KERN_INFO "Time: %s clocksource has been installed.\n",
- clock->name);
}
#else
static inline void change_clocksource(void) { }



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