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From: Nick Bowler <>
To: Peter Xu <>
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: PROBLEM: sparc64 random crashes starting w/ Linux 6.1 (regression)
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 20:46:29 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Y9bvwz4FIOQ+D8c4@x1n>

On 2023-01-29, Peter Xu <> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 28, 2023 at 09:17:31PM -0500, Nick Bowler wrote:
>> Starting with Linux 6.1.y, my sparc64 (Sun Ultra 60) system is very
>> unstable, with userspace processes randomly crashing with all kinds of
>> different weird errors.  The same problem occurs on 6.2-rc5.  Linux
>> 6.0.y is OK.
> Could you try below patch to see whether it fixes your problem?  It should
> cover the last piece of possible issue with dirty bit on sparc after that
> patchset.  It's based on latest master branch (commit ab072681eabe1ce0).

Haven't seen any failures yet, so it seems this patch on top of 6.2-rc6
makes things much better.

I'll keep running this for a while to see if any other problems come up.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-01-31  1:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-29  2:17 PROBLEM: sparc64 random crashes starting w/ Linux 6.1 (regression) Nick Bowler
2023-01-29 22:14 ` Peter Xu
2023-01-30  1:36   ` Nick Bowler
2023-01-31  1:46   ` Nick Bowler [this message]
2023-02-15 14:49     ` Linux regression tracking (Thorsten Leemhuis)
2023-02-15 15:21       ` Peter Xu
2023-02-16  5:32         ` Nick Bowler
2023-02-16 15:33           ` Peter Xu
2023-01-30  9:37 ` Linux kernel regression tracking (#adding)

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