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SubjectRe: kernel deadlock related to file-IO?
On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 17:14:53 -0700
Ben Greear <> wrote:

> On 07/27/2010 04:51 PM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 16:11:47 -0700
> > Ben Greear<> wrote:
> >
> >> NOTE: This is from a hacked kernel, with
> >> a module of my own devising loaded and in active use.
> >
> > Ben please don't ask LKML for help with problems when
> > you have a binary only module loaded...
> Yeah, I know..but I spent all day hacking .34 enough to
> run lockdep and get those backtraces..and they *might* be
> valid. There's a small chance someone else has seen similar
> things but not reported it for whatever reason, so maybe
> they will chime in.
> And finally, I will attempt to reproduce with some official
> kernels, and will report what I find one way or another.
> The .34 kernel has been a real bitch to get stable (You
> know things must be bad when my name's on -stable patches),
> so I wouldn't be surprised if I'm hitting another real bug.

Understand your pain. The hardest problem is often finding a reproducible case.
If the problem is not reproducible it is hard to add trace info
or use bisection.

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