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Date:   Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:35:45 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Matthieu Baerts <>
Cc:     Michael Larabel <>,
        Matthew Wilcox <>,
        Amir Goldstein <>,
        "Ted Ts'o" <>,
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Ext4 Developers List <>,
        Jan Kara <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>
Subject: Re: Kernel Benchmarking

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 12:56 PM Matthieu Baerts
<> wrote:
> I am sorry, I am not sure how to verify this. I guess it was one
> processor because I removed "-smp 2" option from qemu. So I guess it
> switched to a uniprocessor mode.

Ok, that all sounds fine. So yes, your problem happens even with just
one CPU, and it's not any subtle SMP race.

Which is all good - apart from the bug existing in the first place, of
course. It just reinforces the "it's probably a latent deadlock"


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