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SubjectRe: [tip:sched/locking] sched: Add p->pi_lock to task_rq_lock()
On 01.06.2011 18:35, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 15:58 +0200, Arne Jansen wrote:
>> git bisect blames this commit for a problem I have with v3.0-rc1:
>> If I printk large amounts of data, the machine locks up.
>> As the commit does not revert cleanly on top of 3.0, I haven't been
>> able to double check.
>> The test I use is simple, just add something like
>> for (i=0; i< 10000; ++i) printk("test %d\n", i);
>> and trigger it, in most cases I can see the first 10 printks before
>> I have to power cycle the machine (sysrq-b does not work anymore).
>> Attached my .config.
> I've made me a module that does the above, I've also changed my .config
> to match yours (smp=y, sched-cgroup=y, autogroup=n, preempt=n, no_hz=y),
> but sadly I cannot reproduce, I get all 10k prints on my serial line.
> Even without serial line it works (somehow booting without visible
> console is scary as hell :)
> Which makes me ask, how are you observing your console?

They don't go out to the serial line, I only observe them with a
tail -f on messages. Default log level doesn't go the console here.

> Because those 10k lines aren't even near the amount of crap a regular
> boot spews out on this box, although I guess the tight loop might
> generate it slightly faster than a regular boot does.
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