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Bug#572442: sparc 2.6.29+ NMI watchdog deadlock on Sun Fire V240 etc

On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 07:13:03AM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
> Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:59:20 +0000
> > On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 10:19 +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > [...]
> >> Fortunately David Miller came to the rescue and personally debugged the
> >> problem on one of the buildds, and fixed the problem. His solution, that
> >> we are currently running on schroeder.debian.org, is attached.
> >> 
> >> Please include the patch in the sparc kernel package so that we can test
> >> it widely, preferably ASAP. TIA.
> > 
> > This is not applicable to 2.6.32 as the spinlock API has changed.  I
> > assume David will send a suitable patch to stable shortly, and we'll use
> > that.
> Read the my damn posting Ben!
> There are two patches, first one is for 2.6.33 and the second one is
> for 2.6.32 and beforehand.
I'm sorry, I read Josip's introduction referring to 'the patch' and skipped
straight to the first patch without reading your introduction.  I'll apply
the second patch.


Ben Hutchings
Q.  Which is the greater problem in the world today, ignorance or apathy?
A.  I don't know and I couldn't care less.

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