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Date:	Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:08:48 -0800
From:	Tony Lindgren <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:	Olof Johansson <>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <>,,,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL v2] ARM: arm-soc fixes for 3.8

* Linus Torvalds <> [121220 11:03]:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Tony Lindgren <> wrote:
> >
> > I'm seeing the "BUG: spinlock bad magic on CPU#0" issue
> > reported and fixed here:
> >
> >
> >
> > But that's probably been already posted as a proper patch
> > somewhere?
> Hmm. The patch there looks better than any alternative I can think of.
> It uses the same spinlock name for the whole array, but I think it's
> only used for lockdep printouts, so that should be fine.
> Send me the patch with signed-off and tested-by, and perhaps have a
> few more people test it. The powerpc and sparc people both use it in
> their 32-bit versions and have responsible maintainers, so it might be
> worth it double-checking with BenH and DaveM about it, just in case.
> Added to the Cc.

Looks like it's been posted to LKML as:

[PATCH] lib: atomic64: Initialize locks statically to fix early users

Replied to it with my tested-by if you want to pick it up.


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