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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 19:55:53 -0400
From:   Sasha Levin <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Greg KH <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
        stable <>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] locking fix

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 11:42:58AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 11:39 AM Greg KH <> wrote:
>> Thanks, I'll work on that later tonight...
>Note that it probably is almost entirely impossible to trigger the
>problem in practice, so it's not like this is a particularly important
>stable back-port.
>I just happened to look at it and go "hmm, it's not _marked_ for stable".

I've addressed a missing a8654596f03 ("locking/rwsem: Enable lock event
counting") and queued up a backport for 5.1-4.9.


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