Re: Linux 3.11-rc4

From: Felipe Contreras
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 14:08:25 EST

On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contreras@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> That said, Felipe, can you double-check that it's not timing-related
>> in some subtle way, and test multiple times with just that commit
>> reverted (and not reverted) to make sure that it's 100% that one
>> single line by that particular commit? Because it does seem very
>> benign..
> I tested perhaps dozens of times with the patch, and every one of them
> failed. I tested at least 6 times with the patch reverted, every one
> of them worked.
> I'm fairly certain that it's 100% reproducible, so it doesn't seem to be a race.
> But I'll double-check.

Yeah, I just tested 5 times; with the patch all 5 times failed,
without the patch all 5 times worked.

Felipe Contreras
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