Boot failure with next-20120208

Andrew Morton akpm at
Sat Mar 24 06:22:44 EST 2012

On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:16:41 -0800
Arjan van de Ven <arjan at> wrote:

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> > The bug looks pretty generic, nothing very PPC-specific there.  It 
> > might affect other architectures - we won't know until we find out
> > wht caused it.
> well one half of the race looks pretty generic...
> ..... doesn't mean the other half of the race is though....
> > 
> > Ho hum, I suppose I should pull the patch out of linux-next, to
> > avoid disrupting other testing.  This means it's going to be hard
> > to get the bug fixed.
> it means losing this one big PPC machine indeed.... until they hit
> that same race some other way with regular real cpu hotplug ;-(

So we're kinda stuck with this.  As I can't merge it, I guess I'll make
smp-start-up-non-boot-cpus-asynchronously.patch disappear.

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