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* [PATCH] kernel/watchdog: use nmi registers snapshot in hardlockup handler
@ 2016-07-05 11:20 Konstantin Khlebnikov
  2016-07-07  8:30 ` Jiri Kosina
  2016-07-08 21:02 ` Andrew Morton
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Konstantin Khlebnikov @ 2016-07-05 11:20 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Andrew Morton, linux-kernel; +Cc: Jiri Kosina, Ulrich Obergfell, Aaron Tomlin

NMI handler doesn't call set_irq_regs(), so get_irq_regs() returns NULL or
stale snapshot from beginning of IRQ interrupted by NMI. Registers from
argument are always here and points to interrupted instruction and state.

Signed-off-by: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
---
 kernel/watchdog.c |    1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/watchdog.c b/kernel/watchdog.c
index 9acb29f280ec..6d1020c03d41 100644
--- a/kernel/watchdog.c
+++ b/kernel/watchdog.c
@@ -344,7 +344,6 @@ static void watchdog_overflow_callback(struct perf_event *event,
 	 */
 	if (is_hardlockup()) {
 		int this_cpu = smp_processor_id();
-		struct pt_regs *regs = get_irq_regs();
 
 		/* only print hardlockups once */
 		if (__this_cpu_read(hard_watchdog_warn) == true)

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2016-07-07  8:30 ` Jiri Kosina
2016-07-08 21:02 ` Andrew Morton

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