Re: [Bug] Reproducible data corruption on i5-3340M: Please revert53a59fc67!

From: Ben Tebulin
Date: Thu Aug 15 2013 - 08:37:31 EST

Am 15.08.2013 14:02, schrieb Linus Torvalds:
>> I just cherry-picked e6c495a96ce0 into 3.9.11 and 3.7.10.
>> Unfortunately this does _not resolve_ my issue (too good to be true) :-(
> Ho humm. I've found at least one other bug, but that one only affects
> hugepages. Do you perhaps have transparent hugepages enabled?

I was using the Ubuntu mainline Kernel config:

ben@n179 ~/p/linux.git> cat .config | grep TRANSPARENT_HUG

> I'll think about this some more. I'm not happy with how that
> particular whole TLB flushing hack was done, but I need to sleep on
> this.


Being an end user having only a very limited understanding of the
internals behind this issue, I really appreciate any support I receive
from people who do. :-)
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