[PATCH] powerpc: irq work racing with timer interrupt can result in timer interrupt hang
Paul E. McKenney
paulmck at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sat May 10 08:08:45 EST 2014
On Fri, May 09, 2014 at 11:50:05PM +0200, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
> On Fri, May 09, 2014 at 06:41:13AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > On Fri, May 09, 2014 at 05:47:12PM +1000, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> > > I am seeing an issue where a CPU running perf eventually hangs.
> > > Traces show timer interrupts happening every 4 seconds even
> > > when a userspace task is running on the CPU.
> > Is this by chance every 4.2 seconds? The reason I ask is that
> > Paul Clarke and I are seeing an interrupt every 4.2 seconds when
> > he runs NO_HZ_FULL, and are trying to get rid of it. ;-)
> Hmmm, it's close to 2^32 nanoseconds, isnt't it suspiscious?
Now that you mention it... ;-)
So you are telling me that we are not succeeding in completely turning
off the decrementer interrupt?
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