Subject: Re: Bootable on Tyan Thunder, but crashes during a kernel compile
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2001 07:42:35
On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 04:28:48PM +0100, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> * It does not seem to be a TLB consistency problem as I thought at
> one point. There is no missed IPI or anything, the TLB shootdown
> queues are empty when the problem occurs.
I still this that this is your most likely candidate. Just because
the queues are empty when you see the *symptom* doesn't mean they
weren't inconsistent when the page actually was scrambled.
I really think the TLB shootdown code should be using a barrier.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>