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SubjectRe: stop_machine lockup issue in 3.9.y.
On 06/05/2013 08:26 PM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-06-05 at 20:14 -0700, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> Ah, so, that's why it's showing up now. We probably have had the same
>> issue all along but it used to be masked by the softirq limiting. Do
>> you care to revive the 10 iterations limit so that it's limited by
>> both the count and timing? We do wanna find out why softirq is
>> spinning indefinitely tho.
> Yes, no problem, I can do that.

Limiting it to 5000 fixes my problem, so if you wanted it larger than 10, that would
be fine by me.

I can send a version of my patch easily enough if we can agree on the max number of
loops (and if indeed my version of the patch is acceptable).


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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