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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 015/161] printk: Add console owner and waiter logic to load balance console writes
On Mon 2018-04-09 00:19:53, Sasha Levin wrote:
> From: "Steven Rostedt (VMware)" <rostedt@goodmis.org>
>
> [ Upstream commit dbdda842fe96f8932bae554f0adf463c27c42bc7 ]
>
> This patch implements what I discussed in Kernel Summit. I added
> lockdep annotation (hopefully correctly), and it hasn't had any splats
> (since I fixed some bugs in the first iterations). It did catch
> problems when I had the owner covering too much. But now that the owner
> is only set when actively calling the consoles, lockdep has stayed
> quiet.

Same here. I do not thing that this is a material for stable backport.
More details can be found in my reply to the patch for 4.15, see
https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180409081535.dq7p5bfnpvd3xk3t@pathway.suse.cz

Best Regards,
Petr

PS: I wonder how much time you give people to react before releasing
this. The number of autosel mails is increasing and I am involved
only in very small amount of them. I wonder if some other people
gets overwhelmed by this.

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