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[Cluster-devel] Re: [GFS2] Fix runtime issue with UP kernels



Hi,

On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 09:57 +0100, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
> Hi Steven,
> 
> the patch fixes the issues we discussed on the mailing list before and IRC.
> 
> The issue is indeed UP vs SMP and it is totally random.
> 
> spin_is_locked() is a bad assertion because there is no correct answer on UP.
> on UP spin_is_locked() has to return either one value or another, always.
> 
> This means that in my setup I am lucky enough to trigger the issue and your you
> are lucky enough not to.
> 
> the patch in attachment removes the bogus calls to BUG_ON and according to David
> (in CC and thanks for the long explanation on the problem) we can rely upon
> things like lockdep to find problem that might be trying to catch.
> 
> Please apply.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Fabio M. Di Nitto <fabbione ubuntu com>
> 
> Fabio
> 

Ah, all becomes clear :-) Thanks for chasing down this issue, the patch
is in my git tree now. I guess I must have had some other option turned
on when I did my UP build that caused this not to happen,

Steve.



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