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SubjectRe: perf_fuzzer compiled for x32 causes reboot
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 01:51:50PM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 10:27:00PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 01:17:33PM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > > This code isn't running in idle context is it? If so, RCU will happily
> > > free out from under it. CONFIG_PROVE_RCU should detect this sort of thing,
> > > though.
> >
> > Well, interrupts/NMIs can happen when idle, but the interrupt/NMI
> > entry code deals with the idle state AFAIK.
>
> Yep, rcu_irq_enter() and rcu_nmi_enter() deal with that. More worried
> about this being code invoked from some energy-efficiency driver or
> another within the idle loop.

Right, so any tracepoint can end up there; but I thought there was
already the rule that tracepoints needed RCU enabled.


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