[manjaro-dev] [linux41] regression with 'x86/cacheinfo: Move cacheinfo sysfs code to generic infrastructure' on AMD i686

Josh Boyer jwboyer at fedoraproject.org
Thu Sep 17 01:52:47 CEST 2015

On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:42 AM, Borislav Petkov <bp at alien8.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 12:54:55PM +0200, Philip Müller wrote:
>> I can confirm your patch working. However, it might be good to use yours
>> and Thomas' in combination to solve this properly.
> Please do not top-post.
> We could use Thomas' too although from looking at it,
> detect_cache_attributes() allocates a per-CPU per_cpu_cacheinfo thing
> for each CPU. By the time we hit cache_shared_cpu_map_remove() in
> free_cache_attributes(), those per_cpu_cacheinfo(cpu) things are still
> allocated. We kfree them in the next step only.
> But I like the moving of the check from the CPU hotplug callback to
> free_cache_attributes().
> So I'll merge the two patches and write up a proper commit message,
> unless someone objects.
> I'll add your Tested-by too.

Did this actually happen?  I don't see either fix in Linus' tree yet,
the merge window is closed, and the bug happens on 4.1 and 4.2 stable


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