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Date:	Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:25:01 +0530
From:	Srikar Dronamraju <>
To:	Davidlohr Bueso <>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	LKML <>,
	ppc-dev <>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Paul McKenney <>
Subject: Re: Tasks stuck in futex code (in 3.14-rc6)

> Ok, so a big reason why this patch doesn't apply cleanly after reverting
> is because *most* of the changes were done at the top of the file with
> regards to documenting the ordering guarantees, the actual code changes
> are quite minimal.
> I reverted commits 99b60ce6 (documentation) and b0c29f79 (the offending
> commit), and then I cleanly applied the equivalent ones from v3 of the
> series (which was already *tested* and ready for upstream until you
> suggested looking into the alternative spinlock approach):

I reverted commits 99b60ce6 and b0c29f79. Then applied the patches in
the above url. The last one had a reject but it was pretty
straightforward to resolve it. After this, specjbb completes. 

So reverting and applying v3 3/4 and 4/4 patches works for me.

Thanks and Regards
Srikar Dronamraju

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