Re: [patch RT 0/3] Stable rt updates - part II

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 09:14:34 EST

On Mon, 2012-07-16 at 08:07 +0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Steven,
> please pick the following three patches which address the CPU hotplug
> nightmare on RT.

OK, I'll process this after releasing v3.2.22-rt35 and v3.2.23-rt36.

> I still hate them, but we want to have that addressed in the stable
> series.

I'm glad they were useful.

> Aside of that there are the outstanding issues with btrfs and io unplug.

Right, I was holding off releasing a 3.0 series because of this.

> The missing spin_lock_init() fix should reach you via mainline stable
> updates. Mike and Chris are looking into that interesting locking
> features.
> The io unplug thing stays mysterious, but as I just wrote in that
> thread, my patch to address it is fundamentally wrong. :(
> I'm off for a week of vacation, so do not expect any further updates
> from my side. If Mike and Chris come up with an agreed solution for
> the locking issue, please pick it up yourself.

OK, but I'll be hounding you when you get back. Although I'll be off
next week.

-- Steve

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