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SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc5-mm3: bad unlock ordering (reiser4?)
Barry K. Nathan wrote:

> On 6/4/06, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
>
>> nevertheless i'll turn that warning into a less scary message.
>
>
> This discussion seems to imply that I reported a false positive... is
> it *known* that I reported a false positive, or is it only a strong
> possibility?
>
> Assuming it's a false positive: Since this stops the tracer, it means
> that if an actual deadlock possibility is detected later [I'm assuming
> that detection of those doesn't get shut down by the bad-lock-ordering
> detection either], useful information could be missing from
> /proc/latency_trace, if I am not mistaken. Perhaps this could impede
> lockdep testing for people running reiser4 filesystems. I guess this
> is just a theoretical possibility at this point, but perhaps it's
> worth mentioning.

Monday Russian time Zam will be in, he is the locking guy for reiser4.
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