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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lockdep: Add nr_save_trace_invocations counter
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On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 10:49 AM, Yong Zhang <yong.zhang@windriver.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 10:31:16AM +0200, John Kacur wrote:
>> > 8752+871+8+95+5+28+543+28+543+15=10888
>> >
>> > So you get a stack-trace for each direct-dependency, and you get a
>> > stack-trace for each LOCK_state, the sum seems to match the total
>> > invocations.
>> >
>> > Non of these numbers look strange..
>> >
>>
>> As I told Peter privately the laptop that triggered the
>> MAX_STACK_TRACE_ENTRIES every time, has met an
>> unfortunate early demise. However, I think it was the config - not the
>> hardware. On this machine where the above
>> numbers come from, I believe I have less debug options configured -
>> but it is running the exact same kernel as
>> the laptop was. (2.6.33.2-rt13)
>
> Through a rough computation:
> MAX_STACK_TRACE_ENTRIES/10888 = 24
> That means the average stack deepth is about 24.
> So I'm thinking if we can take a check on the biggest deepth?
> Could this make sense?
>

Hi Yong, yes that makes sense, I'll see if I can provide a patch for that too.

Thanks


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