Re: Kernel hangs in SMP + VMware environment.

From: Tetsuo Handa
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 21:35:17 EST

Alok Kataria wrote:
> > I'm not sure, but this problem might exist in all kernels since 2.6.18 , for
> > I can find clocksource= parameter in Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt .
> >
> Sorry, but I dont understand what you are pointing to, the 2.6.18 kernel does
> have clocksource parameter.
> And you are correct this could be a problem with all the kernels which are
> using clocksource.
> If you are able to reproduce this with any of the kernels with the patch applied
> Please let me know.
I'm not saying "I was able to reproduce this problem after applying your patch".
I'm saying "All kernels since 2.6.18 might have this problem, and we need to apply
your patch to all kernels since 2.6.18 if they actually have this problem".
> >
> > The Ctrl-C didn't work, the Alt-F? didn't work, the Ctrl-Alt-Del didn't work.
> > I had no time to reproduce it, so I'm not sure it has actually hanged up.
> >

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