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SubjectRe: WARNING: at arch/x86/kernel/smp.c:119 native_smp_send_reschedule+0x25/0x43()
I'm just wondering about the status of the patches to fix this issue,
this is still happening on linux-next.

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:04 PM, Don Zickus <dzickus@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 09:36:03PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 15:31 -0500, Don Zickus wrote:
>> > So my second patch which I will eventually post will just skip the WARN_ON
>> > if the system is going down.  Not sure if that is the proper way to address
>> > this problem or change all of the stop_this_cpu code to use a different
>> > bitmask than the cpu_online bitmask (but then you run the risk of a stuck
>> > IPI I guess if the cpu is halted without notifying anyone).
>>
>> Yeah, the async hard kill of all cpus is bound to make problems.. what
>> I'm wondering is, why is this in the normal shutdown path and not
>> specific to a hard panic?
>
> I didn't write the original code, I just changed it from REBOOT_IRQ to
> NMI and left all the stop_this_cpu stuff alone.
>
>>
>> Trying to make this work is just not going to be pretty, and in the
>> panic case we really don't care much.
>
> Sure.
>
> Cheers,
> Don
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