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SubjectRe: [OT] Major Clock Drift
Alan Cox wrote:
> > > queued_writes=1;
> > > return;
> > > }
> > > }
> >
> > Unfortunately, that means that if machine crashes in interrupt, it may
> > "loose" printk message. That is considered bad (tm).
> The alternative is that the machine clock slides continually and the machine
> is unusable. This is considered even worse by most people

Neither. I was going to dust off my enhanced "bust_spinlocks"
patch which sets a little flag when we're doing an
oops, BUG(), panic() or die(). If the flag
is set, printk() just punches through the lock.
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