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    SubjectRe: tty breakage in X (Was: tty vs workqueue oddities)
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    Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> writes:

    > It looks like the patch is causing some major malfunctions of the X
    > server for me, possibly related to PTYs. For example, cat'ing a large
    > file in a gnome terminal hangs the kernel for -minutes- in a loop of
    > what looks like flush_to_ldisc/workqueue code, (some ftrace data in the
    > quoted bits further down).

    Btw., do you already have d72bce0 ("rcu: Cure load woes")? Although
    that is about an independent bug, it appears to amplify this issue a
    lot.

    Andreas.

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