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SubjectRe: 2.6.{26.2,27-rc} oops on virtualbox
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 07:33:28PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> We could try to add some nsleep() or msleep() calls within text_poke and
> text_poke_early before and after the code modificatoin to see if the
> problem disappears. If it does, then that would somewhat confirm the
> racy irq disable thesis.

nsleep isn't known here as a function, only references i found is maybe
in posix-timers.c.

msleep() is known, but each time i add for ex.
in any place in text_poke and/or text_poke_early it get a kernel panic
on boot. Here's a screenie:

I also tried to work with the isolated changes we have last made, but it
seems that only the 3 changes together work.
Also i tried to went back to older versions of alternatives.c referenced

But with my few knowledges i ran in too many errors.

So, have you any further ideas, code that i/we could test?
Or - i'm naive - are the "3 changes" we made ready to go in the kernel
without to harm something real important than virtualbox?

> Mathieu


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