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Date:	Tue, 2 Oct 2007 09:46:35 +0200
From:	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>
To:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	mpm@...enic.com, "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@...el.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Christoph Lameter <clameter@....com>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: x86 patches was Re: -mm merge plans for 2.6.24

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 09:37:03AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> 
> * Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> wrote:
> 
> > On 02 Oct 2007 08:18:17 +0200 Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org> wrote:
> >
> > > The clockevents patches are not included in this; but given the 
> > > recent trouble i'm not 100% sure they are even ready yet.
> 
> i'm curious, which "recent trouble" do you refer to? (The NMI watchdog 
> bug [which is off by default] was fixed quickly. The C1E bug was found 
> and fixed quickly. Anything else i missed?)

C1e and now the misrouted irq 0s Thomas reported.

Also i'm a little worried about the missing C1e check; it looks
like it needs a re-review to make sure not other infrastructure was 
missing.

> 
> > hm, well, I hope you and Thomas are on the same page regarding 
> > precisely what the remaining issues are.
> 
> i'd like to see the 64-bit clockevents (& dynticks) patches merged. 
> Demand from users and distros is high.

I'm aware of that. No argument on that it will eventually go in.

-Andi
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