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    SubjectRe: Boot failure with next-20120208
    On 3/23/2012 12:22 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:16:41 -0800
    > Arjan van de Ven <> wrote:
    >> Hash: SHA1
    >>> The bug looks pretty generic, nothing very PPC-specific there. It
    >>> might affect other architectures - we won't know until we find out
    >>> wht caused it.
    >> well one half of the race looks pretty generic...
    >> ..... doesn't mean the other half of the race is though....
    >>> Ho hum, I suppose I should pull the patch out of linux-next, to
    >>> avoid disrupting other testing. This means it's going to be hard
    >>> to get the bug fixed.
    >> it means losing this one big PPC machine indeed.... until they hit
    >> that same race some other way with regular real cpu hotplug ;-(
    > So we're kinda stuck with this. As I can't merge it, I guess I'll make
    > smp-start-up-non-boot-cpus-asynchronously.patch disappear.

    well yeah, PPC is throwing things in the spanner

    we're now working on an x86-only patch with basically the same
    improvement, but done in a way that does not touch the other architectures

    so by all means drop the patch

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