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SubjectRe: linux-next: Tree for July 18: warning at kernel/lockdep.c:2068 trace_hardirqs_on_caller
On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 01:11:36AM +0200, Vegard Nossum wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 12:58 AM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> >> firmware_map_add_early() is using bootmem for the allocation. So yes,
> >> I guess it should possible to use kobjects here. That said, this code
> >> is in fact fairly recent:
> >>
> >> commit 69ac9cd629ca96e59f34eb4ccd12d00b2c8276a7
> >> Author: Bernhard Walle <bwalle@suse.de>
> >> Date: Fri Jun 27 13:12:54 2008 +0200
> >>
> >> sysfs: add /sys/firmware/memmap
> >>
> >> I'll add the Cc. I still have a feeling that the kobject patch should
> >> expect to run even when slab is not available.
> >
> > I never has been expected to do so in the past, so odds are, lots of
> > things might break :(
>
> Yeah. Maybe you should withdraw your ack? :-D
>
> Signed-off-by: Bernhard Walle <bwalle@suse.de>
> Acked-by: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
> Acked-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>
> Cc: kexec@lists.infradead.org
> Cc: yhlu.kernel@gmail.com
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

Heh, I didn't realize that this ran so early in the boot process, the
code logically looks correct :)

> I'm sorry for having been a bit rash earlier -- it's the combination
> of the patches that produce the failure; they both seem okay on their
> own. On the other hand, this is what -next is for, isn't it?

Yup.

> Maybe the firmware memmap code can simply run a little later in the
> boot sequence?

Possibly. I wonder why this is only a problem on your machine and not
on anything that Ingo tested?

thanks,

greg k-h


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