Re: 2.6.28-rc9: oprofile regression

From: Tim Blechmann
Date: Sat Jan 17 2009 - 10:10:24 EST

> > however, trying to apply this patch to 2.6.28, the behavior is the same
> > as before (one NMI) ... so possibly, it is a combination of two bugs,
> > with similar symptoms ...
> Tim, could you revert 7c64ade53a6f977d73f16243865c42ceae999aea too?
> If this not helps, last chance is
> 59512900baab03c5629f2ff5efad1d5d4e682ece, but this seems to be save.

i tried to revert both commits, however the behavior doesn't seem to
change. will try to apply the working patch to the child commits, maybe
i can find something interesting ...

best, tim

btw, i am not very familiar with kernel programming, but is it safe to
have `static u64 *reset_value' uninitialized, or should it be
initialized to NULL?


I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody
turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Groucho Marx

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