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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.35.3
    On 08/20/2010 09:06 PM, Mark Stanovich wrote:
    >>>
    >>> I noticed that the latest version pulled from Linus's git tree did not
    >>> have the problem. After looking at the changes to
    >>> arch/x86/include/asm/cmpxchg_32.h, I cherry-picked two patches from
    >>> Linus's tree that seemed to make a difference, namely:
    >>>
    >>> 69309a05907546fb686b251d4ab041c26afe1e1d
    >>> 4532b305e8f0c238dd73048068ff8a6dd1380291
    >>>
    >>> Applying these patches solved the rebooting problem on 2.6.35.3
    >>>
    >>> I believe the same problem also happens for the latest stable version of
    >>> 2.6.34, but did not verify the fix worked for the 2.6.34 stable releases.
    >>>
    >>> I don't know if this is helpful, but I thought I would let you know in
    >>> case someone else is having the same problem.
    >>>
    >>> If you need any further information, just let me know.
    >>>
    >>
    >> Yes, as a matter of fact, we have been trying to root-cause this
    >> problem; please see:
    >>
    >> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16612
    >>
    >> If you could try the one-liner in there and see if it solves your
    >> problem, it would be great.
    >
    > The patch for __set_64bit on top of 2.6.35.3 solves the rebooting problem!
    >
    >

    By the way, I think only 69309a05907546fb686b251d4ab041c26afe1e1d should
    solve the problem. Mark, could you try only this patch?

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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