[PATCH] kdump: Fix crash_kexec - smp_send_stop race in panic
xiyou.wangcong at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 09:17:42 EST 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 8:04 AM, Andrew Morton
<akpm at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> Ho hum, I guess we stick with the original patch. It *should* work, as
> long as all archtectures are doing the expected thing. But in this
> situation it is bad of us to just hope that the architectures are doing
> this. We should go and find out, rather than waiting for bug reports
> to come in. Especially because in this case, bugs will take a very
> long time indeed to even be noticed.
> One way to resolve this would be to ask the various arch maintainers!
At least we can add the spin_lock just for x86 and s390, and leave
a big comment saying we are waiting for the other arch to be fixed...
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