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SubjectRe: GPF in run_workqueue()/list_del_init(cwq->worklist.next) on resume (was: Re: Help needed: Resume problems in 2.6.32-rc, perhaps related to preempt_count leakage in keventd)
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 12:37:06AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 06:33:00PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > @@ -145,6 +255,7 @@ static void __queue_work(struct cpu_work
> > {
> > unsigned long flags;
> >
> > + debug_work_activate(work);
> > spin_lock_irqsave(&cwq->lock, flags);
> > insert_work(cwq, work, &cwq->worklist);
>
>
>
> Since you are doing that from insert_wq_barrier too, which
> endpoint is also insert_work(), why not put debug_work_activate
> there instead? Or may be you really prefer to do this outside
> the spinlock (which in off-case is zero-overhead). May be that
> can sleep or?


/me now remembers this path can't sleep since we can queue a
work from anywhere...so I guess this is to not bloat the lock
overhead.

Whatever, this is really a small detail.



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