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Bug#433187: linux-2.6 - [sparc64-smp] produces unkillable processes

Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> Hi, 
> On Tue Sep 04, 2007 at 00:09:53 +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> #433187 is the bug that has killed the buildds on lebrun and spontini, right?
> AIUC, yes. at least i can reproduce that on my buildd.
> Greetings
> Martin

Hi guys,

We (David Miller and I) are already working on this. We finally got some info
dump from a debugging patched kernel and I expect we will have a fix within the
next 3/4 weeks.
>From our first look it seems like a futex bug and some users have reported that
the latest 2.6.23-rcX do not show this behavior. Clearly we also want to figure
out a fix for .22.


I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

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