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    SubjectRe: soft lockup apparently in ath5k_hw_update_mib_counters (or ioread32?) with 2.6.29
    On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 5:37 AM, Michael Tokarev <> wrote:
    > Paul Collins wrote:
    >> Jiri Slaby <> writes:
    >>> On 03/29/2009 08:20 AM, Paul Collins wrote:
    >>>> After about two days of uptime with 2.6.29 I got this:
    >>>> BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 61s! [swapper:0]
    >>> Huh. I see no reason for this to happen. I suppose this is a regression,
    >>> which kernel worked?
    >> I had a previous instance of the problem with v2.6.29-rc8 after about
    >> six days of uptime.  The kernel before that was 2.6.29-rc7ish, ran OK
    >> for a couple of days.  But since I don't know how to reproduce it
    >> reliably it's hard to say which kernel is truly good.

    I think it's just an interrupt storm because we don't reset MIB
    interrupts properly (I think not all devices are read-and-clear). I
    already have a patch in wireless-testing to turn off MIB interrupts until
    ANI is working and I CCed stable on it.

    Bob Copeland %%
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