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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:30:50 +0000
From:   Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@...opsys.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
CC:     Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
        Eugeniy Paltsev <Eugeniy.Paltsev@...opsys.com>,
        "mingo@...nel.org" <mingo@...nel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Alexey.Brodkin@...opsys.com" <Alexey.Brodkin@...opsys.com>,
        "tglx@...utronix.de" <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "linux-snps-arc@...ts.infradead.org" 
        <linux-snps-arc@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com" <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>,
        "linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" 
        <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "linux-arch@...r.kernel.org" <linux-arch@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Patch "asm-generic/bitops/lock.h: Rewrite using atomic_fetch_"
 causes kernel crash

On 08/30/2018 01:45 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>>
>> Indeed this is the mother of all issues, I tried and system is clearly hosed with
>> and works after.
>> What's amazing is the commit 4aef66c8ae9 which introduced it is from 2016 ;-)
>> Back then we had a retry branch with backoff stuff which I'd reverted for new
>> cores and the merge conflict somehow missed it.
>>
>> @PeterZ I'll create a patch with you as author ? do I need any formal sign offs,
>> acks etc ?
> Well, Will spotted it, give authorship to him, you have my ack per the
> above.

Oops, sorry for the mixup. I have him as author now and pushed to ARC for-curr
(will trickle into linux-next eventually).

> FWIW, also ACK on Will's patch to switch you over to asm-generic bitops
> entirely.

Yeah I'll get it to that and your's after the clear_bit_lock stuff - sorry for
hijacking this thread to that topic now

-Vineet

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