RCU stall in af_unix.c, should use spin_lock_irqsave?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Jun 16 02:19:14 PDT 2015


On Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:17:50 +1000, Ken Wilson wrote:

> We’re running into this issue (stall on the on_each_cpu call in mvpp2) on our customer’s Armada 375 platform
> Did you make any progress with fixes to the mvpp2 driver?

We do have some patches, but there are still not fixing the problem
entirely, unfortunately. This is a topic to which we need to put some
effort. I'll have a look at what we can do.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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