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Date:   Mon, 07 Dec 2020 19:27:56 +0000
From:   Valentin Schneider <>
To:     Qian Cai <>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 11/19] sched/core: Make migrate disable and CPU hotplug cooperative

On 04/12/20 21:19, Qian Cai wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-11-17 at 19:28 +0000, Valentin Schneider wrote:
>> We did have some breakage in that area, but all the holes I was aware of
>> have been plugged. What would help here is to see which tasks are still
>> queued on that outgoing CPU, and their recent activity.
>> Something like
>> - ftrace_dump_on_oops on your kernel cmdline
>> - trace-cmd start -e 'sched:*'
>>  <start the test here>
>> ought to do it. Then you can paste the (tail of the) ftrace dump.
>> I also had this laying around, which may or may not be of some help:
> Okay, your patch did not help, since it can still be reproduced using this,
> # while :; do -l 1; done

Ok, can reproduce this on a TX2 on next-20201207. I didn't use your config,
I oldconfig'd my distro config and only modified it to CONFIG_PREEMPT_NONE.
Interestingly the BUG happens on CPU127 here too...

I'll start digging.

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