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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/9] x86, ioapic: fix potential resume deadlock
    On Wed, 18 May 2011 16:31:31 -0700
    Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com> wrote:

    > From: Daniel J Blueman <daniel.blueman@gmail.com>
    >
    > Fix a potential deadlock when resuming; here the calling function
    > has disabled interrupts, so we cannot sleep.
    >
    > Change the memory allocation flag from GFP_KERNEL to GFP_ATOMIC.
    >
    > TODO: We can do away with this memory allocation during resume by
    > reusing the ioapic suspend/resume code that uses boot time allocated
    > buffers.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Daniel J Blueman <daniel.blueman@gmail.com>
    > Signed-off-by: Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha@intel.com>
    > Cc: <stable@kernel.org> # v2.6.39

    This is happening on 2.6.38 as well.


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