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Bug#600992: further logs

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 15:40 +0200, Tecnici wrote:
> Thanks again Ian, should you need more logs and/or tests please let us 
> know
> I understand that this problem may be related to the lost of 
> connectivity problems we had in bugs 597865, 596635, 598057.
> As we "escaped" from *-23 kernel to solve these we met this other 
> problem also related to netfront smartpoll not being disabled

pretty much. the patch which added the option to disable smartpoll was
not complete and left some things uninitialised which were subsequently
relied on.

> anyway we'll keep the *-23 kernel for the time being till the additional 
> patches will be merged with the debian kernel
> regards
> Il 22/10/2010 14:49, Ian Campbell ha scritto:
> > This stack trace is familiar, the netfront smartpoll feature is buggy
> > and so was disabled (this part is in the Debian kernel) but initial
> > attempts to allow it to be disabled were a bit buggy (the Debian kernel
> > is missing these fixes).
> >
> > I'll pull in the additional patches:
> >          fad2197bcb570350cb03c4ed789015baf0f86c81 xen/netfront: unconditionally initialize smartpoll hrtimer
> >          00abe504c5cf268b73c45232aba56949af628349 xen/netfront: Fix another potential race condition
> >          cb09635065163a933d0d00d077ddd9f0c0a908a1 Fix one race condition for netfront smartpoll logic
> >
> > Ian.
> >

Ian Campbell
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