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Re: [Xen-devel] New release candidate for Xen 4.0.0 (RC9)

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 01:10:36PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 31/03/2010 22:07, "Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk" <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> I'm only interested in fixing regressions right now for 4.0.0. If this bug
> >> has existed since at least 3.4 then the fix (when we have one!) can wait a
> >> bit longer, for 4.0.1. My guess is that the MTRR interface is getting 
> >> little
> > 
> > Yeah. I get the same failure with 3.4 from xen-3.4-testing:
> I didn't reproduce this with my setup, but the crash below is because
> spin_unlock() is finding that the lock is not locked on entry. This is the
> set_atomicity_lock as acquired/released by prepare_set/post_set. Looking at
> the code they seem to be used in matched pairs and I can't see any memory
> corruption issues or anything. If you want to get this fixed then you'll
> have to add some tracing to find out what's going on (e.g, dump the lock
> state at the end of prepare_set and start of post_set). If you can reproduce
> this deterministically with your setup then should be pretty easy to nail
> this bug.

OK. Thanks.

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