Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.12-rc6-V0.7.48-00

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 15:50:42 EST

* K.R. Foley <kr@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >>[...] That works to get the system booted. Although I am getting many
> >>soft lockups now, minutes after the boot. Log attached. [...]
> >
> >
> >hm, do you get actual lockups, or only the messages about them? I.e.
> >does the system work fine if you [the sounds of careful thinking to get
> >the word right] disable CONFIG_DETECT_SOFTLOCKUP, or does it lock up
> >silently?
> There doesn't seem to be any actual lockups, just messages. I will try
> disabling the above when I get home this evening. Can't get to the
> system right now.

i tweaked the softlockup detector in the last patch a bit (to fix false
positives under very high loads), might have broken it on SMP.

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