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Date:	Mon, 3 Nov 2008 08:23:27 +0100
From:	Yves-Alexis Perez <>
To:	Arjan van de Ven <>
Cc:	Frans Pop <>,,
	"Carlos R. Mafra" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: Long delays and keystrokes required - related to disk

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 08:11:43AM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 07:54:28AM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 08:32:39PM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > > ok one easy thing to try, in the peek function (that this patch touches),
> > > just stick a "return" as first statement in.
> > > If that "fixes" it, we have a real issue with hrtimers, if not then something else is going on..
> > 
> > At first sight, it fixes it, yes. Tried on a recent git pull. I'll try
> > to rebuild it without the fix to see if the problem reappears or if it
> > was a side-effect from other change.
> Confirmed, removing the “return;” shows the problem back. So I guess we
> have a real issue with hrtimers :/

FTR, it seems fixed in 2.6.28-rc3 (I just git pull-ed the tree, so I
don't know which commit has fixed the problem)

Could anyone (Frans?) confirm this?
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