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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.21 IDE 91
    Użytkownik Linus Torvalds napisał:
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    > On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Jens Axboe wrote:
    >
    >>- current 2.5 bk deadlocks reading partition info off disk. Again a
    >> locking problem I suppose, to be honest I just got very tired when
    >> seeing it happen and didn't want to spend tim looking into it.
    >
    >
    > Hmm. There's a bug in "balance_irq()" if you are trying to run a SMP
    > kernel on an UP machine right now, and it _might_ be that the lockup has
    > nothing to do with the IDE layer, but simple with the first PCI interrupt
    > (as opposed to local timer interrupt) coming in.

    ...

    > I don't know. Might be the IDE code too, of course.

    Just to complete the picture: I'm running SMP kernels on
    UP for the sake of spinlock debugging and compilatoin coverage too.
    But as I have already stated - I run my own patches on
    top of the last offical release instead of BK contents.


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