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    SubjectRe: x86-tip.today: flood of WARNING: at include/linux/sched.h:2238 run_posix_cpu_timers+0xea/0x79f()

    * Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:

    > On Fri, 2009-02-06 at 15:01 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > > * Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de> wrote:
    > >
    > > > Greetings,
    > > >
    > > > Futzing with kerneltop this morning, I fired up amarok to give it
    > > > something light to monitor while I hunt missing events. Something bad
    > > > happened, and when I finally (SysRq-E took minutes) got control of box
    > > > back, dmesg was full of a steady stream of the below.
    > > >
    > > > That warning can be kinda unfriendly.
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > [ 9964.600004] ------------[ cut here ]------------
    > > > [ 9964.600006] WARNING: at include/linux/sched.h:2238 run_posix_cpu_timers+0xea/0x79f()
    > >
    > > ah, that's Peter's stuff:
    > >
    > > 4cd4c1b: timers: split process wide cpu clocks/timers
    > > 32bd671: signal: re-add dead task accumulation stats.
    > >
    > > The discussion with Oleg resulted in the conclusion i
    > > think that the warning is spurious and should be removed.
    > >
    > > I've commited the minimal fix below to tip:master. There's
    > > more fixes needed too but this should solve the warning
    > > flood at least.
    >
    > I think this is the 'minimal' paranoia version.

    applied to tip:timers/urgent, thanks Peter!

    Ingo


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