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    Subject[PATCH wq#fixes-2.6.38] workqueue: make sure MAYDAY_INITIAL_TIMEOUT is at least 2 jiffies long
    MAYDAY_INITIAL_TIMEOUT is defined as HZ / 100 and depending on
    configuration may end up 0 or 1. Even when it's 1, depending on when
    the mayday timer is added in the current jiffy interval, it may expire
    way before a jiffy has passed.

    Make sure MAYDAY_INITIAL_TIMEOUT is at least two to guarantee that at
    least a full jiffy has passed before calling rescuers.

    Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
    Reported-by: Ray Jui <rjui@broadcom.com>
    Cc: stable@kernel.org
    ---
    kernel/workqueue.c | 4 +++-
    1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/kernel/workqueue.c b/kernel/workqueue.c
    index 88a3e34..ee6578b 100644
    --- a/kernel/workqueue.c
    +++ b/kernel/workqueue.c
    @@ -79,7 +79,9 @@ enum {
    MAX_IDLE_WORKERS_RATIO = 4, /* 1/4 of busy can be idle */
    IDLE_WORKER_TIMEOUT = 300 * HZ, /* keep idle ones for 5 mins */

    - MAYDAY_INITIAL_TIMEOUT = HZ / 100, /* call for help after 10ms */
    + MAYDAY_INITIAL_TIMEOUT = HZ / 100 >= 2 ? HZ / 100 : 2,
    + /* call for help after 10ms
    + (min two ticks) */
    MAYDAY_INTERVAL = HZ / 10, /* and then every 100ms */
    CREATE_COOLDOWN = HZ, /* time to breath after fail */
    TRUSTEE_COOLDOWN = HZ / 10, /* for trustee draining */
    --
    1.7.1


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