6/15 kernel panic
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Jun 16 08:47:32 PDT 2005
:On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 09:46:09PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> The callout timer module was init'ing using SI_SUB_CPU / SI_ORDER_FIRST,
:> which put it at odds with the initialization of the SMP subsystem.
:> Recent completely unrelated changes to conf/files caused the linker
:> to reorder the callout timer module's init code in front of the SMP
:> init code, revealing the bug.
:Thanks, this also fixes the panic at the beginning of lwkt_switch()
:I've been seeing these days on X345. Did this also affect an SMP machine
:running a UP kernel?
My UP machines had been booting with the bug so possibly not, but
the mis-ordering could have had other effects.
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