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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/18] Entry stack switching
On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 10:58 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
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>> > > Anyway, I booted your config (more or less -- I munged it through
>> > > virtme-configkernel --update first) with 17 vCPUs and it seems fine.
>> > > Is the issue reliable enough to bisect?
>> >
>> > Ok, it should be bisectable, will try to bisect it.
>>
>> The latestest entry-stack code appears to be working fine though.
>>
>> So one of the below fixes from yesterday appears to have done the trick.
>>
>> I'll re-test today to make sure: maybe it's more sporadic than I thought, in one
>> of the bootups I got the do_IRQ warning only once, in half a day of uptime.
>
> I re-tested and it all seems fine now. I suspect it got fixed by:
>
> ca37e57bbe0c: x86/entry/64: Add missing irqflags tracing to native_load_gs_index()
>
> still it is weird, because I boot that system with latest -tip on a daily basis,
> and don't remember having seen that warning.
>
> Do you have any theory for why the entry stack changes would uncover this bug?

No. I also don't see why it would have anything to do with irqflag
tracing. As far as I know, the unhandled IRQ warning has nothing to
do with tracing or lockdep.

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