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Re: irqbalance update in stable?

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 04:35:07PM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Sorry about the changelog entry - that was just me creating an interrim
> package on the machine with issues to see if it would work.  The
> information is in the bug report, but I'll recap.
> The current situation is that irqbalance misparses /proc/interrupts on
> at least sparc.  This misparse leads irqbalance to try to open
> /proc/irq/0 (which does not exist) and then segv since it ignores the
> opendir failure.  The patch in the BTS only makes it notice the opendir
> failure and continue on without that entry.  I see no point in warning
> about the opendir failure, since irqbalance can't, by definition, do
> anything about IRQs the kernel hasn't set up /proc entries for.

In this case: ACK.  Thanks for the clarification.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern
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