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From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <>
To: Thomas Graziadei <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Fix lazy preemption for powerpc 32bit
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:24:52 +0100
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On 2020-03-18 21:26:40 [+0100], Thomas Graziadei wrote:
> From: Thomas Graziadei <>
> The 32bit powerpc assembler implementation of the lazy preemption
> set the _TIF_PERSYSCALL_MASK on the low word. This could lead to
> modprobe segfaults and a kernel panic - not syncing: Attempt to
> kill init! issue.
> Fixed by shifting the mask by 16 bit using andis and lis.

bah. Thank you for catching this.
Still e500 based powerpc I assume?

> Signed-off-by: Thomas Graziadei <>


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2020-03-18 20:26 Thomas Graziadei
2020-03-19 14:24 ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior [this message]
2020-03-19 14:45   ` Thomas Graziadei

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