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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] stop_machine: make stop_machine_run more virtualization friendly
Am Donnerstag, 8. Mai 2008 schrieb Jeremy Fitzhardinge:
> Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> > On kvm I have seen some rare hangs in stop_machine when I used more guest
> > cpus than hosts cpus. e.g. 32 guest cpus on 1 host cpu triggered the
> > hang quite often. I could also reproduce the problem on a 4 way z/VM host
> > a 64 way guest.
> >
> I think that's one of those "don't do that then" cases ;)

I really like 64 guest cpus as a good testcase for all kind of things.

> I think x86 (at least) is now using ticket locks, which is fair. Which
> kernel are you seeing this problem on?

Sorry, forgot to mention. Its kvm.git from 2 days ago on s390.

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