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SubjectRe: Linux 3.0 release
On 07/22/2011 12:21 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 12:11 PM, David<david@unsolicited.net> wrote:
>>
>> I'm getting the following warning at boot from 3.0, everything seems to be fine otherwise though.
>>
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526629] ------------[ cut here ]------------
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526635] WARNING: at kernel/timer.c:1011 del_timer_sync+0x4e/0x50()
>
> Hmm. That looks like a real bug: you shouldn't do a "del_timer_sync()"
> from an interrupt. It probably works, but it sounds like a really bad
> idea.
>
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526677] [<ffffffff81054b4e>] del_timer_sync+0x4e/0x50
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526679] [<ffffffff8145e224>] linkwatch_schedule_work+0x84/0xa0
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526681] [<ffffffff8145e2bc>] linkwatch_fire_event+0x7c/0x100
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526684] [<ffffffff8146b1ed>] netif_carrier_on+0x2d/0x40
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526689] [<ffffffffa006b6fb>] __rtl8169_check_link_status+0x4b/0xc0 [r8169]
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526693] [<ffffffffa006c016>] rtl8169_interrupt+0x166/0x3a0 [r8169]
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526696] [<ffffffff810a4385>] handle_irq_event_percpu+0x55/0x1f0
>> Jul 22 19:40:02 server kernel: [ 15.526698] [<ffffffff810a4551>] handle_irq_event+0x31/0x50
>
> I'm not seeing a lot of changes in any of these areas, though. I
> wonder what made it start happen.

This has been around since at least 2.6.38. I haven't tested recently
on my rtl8169 system, but I don't recall seeing any attempts to fix
it...

http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/193565
http://lists.openwall.net/netdev/2011/05/04/183

Thanks,
Ben


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Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com



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