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Date:	Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:14:31 +0200
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <>
To:	Dave Jones <>,
	Catalin Iacob <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Linux Kernel <>
Subject: Re: nohz fail (was: perf related boot hang.)

On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:00:09AM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 08:01:48AM +0200, Catalin Iacob wrote:
>  > On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Frederic Weisbecker <> wrote:
>  > > Can you please test the series I just posted: "[RFC PATCH 0/9] nohz:
>  > > Nohz full kick fixes"?
>  > 
>  > Before applying the series I tried one more Firefox build which
>  > triggered the panic after less than 5 minutes.
>  > 
>  > After applying the series I did 2 full builds (around 60 minutes in
>  > total) with no problem.
> Seems to be working fine here too after fuzzing for 17 hours so far.

Thanks a lot for testing this guys!

I'll send "nohz: Restore NMI safe local irq work for local nohz kick"
as a fix for 3.17 and the rest will have to wait for 3.18 as it's a complicated
fix for a long standing bug.

Can I apply your Tested-by from you both?

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