Re: THP bug and crash on sparc64 3.8

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Feb 20 2013 - 12:51:02 EST

From: Meelis Roos <mroos@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:35:52 +0200 (EET)

>> Ok I've written an alternative version of the fix that I've been busy
>> testing all evening.
>> I think it's much better and it's about to be posted as a series of 3
>> patches.
> Works much better. aptitude worked fine, as did 5 times
> cp -a linux test; rm -r linux
> However, "git gc" in a copy of the repository hung the machine hard,
> nothing in the logs.
> 3.8.0 with THP disabled can run both cp;rm and git gc several
> times without a problem.

Thanks for testing, I'll try to reproduce.
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