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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:43:45 +0000
From:   "He, Bo" <>
To:     "" <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
CC:     "" <>,
        "" <>,
        "Zhang, Jun" <>,
        "Xiao, Jin" <>,
        "Bai, Jie A" <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH 3.18 132/134] rcu: Do RCU GP kthread self-wakeup from
 softirq and interrupt

Hi, Paul:
	I have tried on my PC and not hit any hang issue with RCU torture test for one hour, the configurations are like:
OS: ubuntu 16.04
kenrel: 3.18.136 + 3.18 rcu patch
CPU:  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1225 V2 @ 3.20GHz

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul E. McKenney <> 
Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:00 AM
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: He, Bo <>;;; Zhang, Jun <>; Xiao, Jin <>; Bai, Jie A <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.18 132/134] rcu: Do RCU GP kthread self-wakeup from softirq and interrupt

On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 07:33:15AM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 04:00:17PM +0000, He, Bo wrote:
> > Hi, Greg:
> > 	Can you hold on the 3.18-stable branch, it seems there are some issue, please see the comments from Paul:
> > 
> > Comments from Paul:
> > I subjected all of the others to light rcutorture testing, which 
> > they passed.  This v3.18 patch hung, however.  Trying it again with 
> > stock
> > v3.18 got the same hang, so I believe we can exonerate the patch and give it a good firm "maybe" on 3.18.
> > 
> > Worth paying special attention to further test results from 3.18.x, though!
> Ok, I've dropped this from the 3.18.y queue now, thanks.

Bo, if you know of a "y" for 3.18.y that would likely pass rcutorture testing, please let me know.

							Thanx, Paul

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