Re: [Linux-ia64] [patch] ia64-011010 die() deadlock

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2001-10-18 10:47:48
>>>>> On Tue, 16 Oct 2001 12:46:45 +1000, Keith Owens <> said:

  Keith> Any die() routine that uses die_lock to avoid multiple cpu
  Keith> reentrancy will deadlock on recursive die() errors.  This
  Keith> patch fixes ia64-011010.  Andrew Morton, who did the original
  Keith> die_lock code, agrees that this is required.

  Keith> The code makes best effort at diagnosing the first recursive
  Keith> error then gives up.  This patch removes the only reference
  Keith> to IA64_KERNEL_DEATH so I deleted the flag as well.

Works for me.  Patch applied.


Received on Wed Oct 17 17:48:00 2001

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