Re: 2.6.25-rc2-mm1 - boot hangs on ia64

From: Ingo Molnar <mingo_at_elte.hu>
Date: 2008-02-29 06:32:33
* Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> > > I don't think we shoudl have added that hack in the first place.  
> > > It solves a problem which about three developers hit four times in 
> > > five years but it has made kernel logging less reliable for 
> > > everyone.
> > 
> > well, the problem was ia64, not a problem on x86 or other platforms.
> 
> I am referring to the original change which made klogd wakeups 
> unreliable.

oh, indeed - agreed - i missed the fact that is_locked check is sporadic 
and can cause other CPUs to prevent the wakeup of klogd. I've zapped the 
change.

	Ingo
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