RE: cat /proc/acpi/events bad for your system's health!

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-03-13 05:02:41
>>>>> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 23:15:01 +0800, "Yu, Luming" <luming.yu@intel.com> said:

  Luming> I confirm this issue here on tiger with 2.6.4-rc3 kernel ,
  Luming> but 2.4 is ok.  Not sure this is a regression.

  >>  OK.  I assume you (or Len) will take care of it?


  Luming> The following patch make crash on my tiger gone.  However I
  Luming> didn't dig out the true culprit.  Maybe this is due to
  Luming> excessive optimization.

  Luming> BTW, my gcc version is 3.2.3 .

The patch is fine as a temporary workaround, but surely we need to
find out the root cause of this problem.  It sounds like there is a
race somewhere.  I suppose it's possible that it's a compiler problem,
but I rather doubt it.  Are you doing to dig deeper into it?  If not,
please let me know.

	--david
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