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Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:14:00 +0000
From: "Reshetova, Elena" <>
To: "" <>
CC: David Windsor <>, Kees Cook <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>, AKASHI Takahiro
	<>, ""
	<>, "" <>,
	"" <>, ""
	<>, "Anvin, H Peter" <>,
	"" <>, ""
Subject: RE: [RFC PATCH 08/19] kernel, mm: convert from
 atomic_t to refcount_t

> On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 08:41:17AM +0000, Reshetova, Elena wrote:
> > > Do you have any particular workload that you've been testing these with?
> >
> > No, we only tested the full boot, that's why I would like to understand how to
> test more.
> > I think it is not so much about the workload, but about testing
> > different configuration.  Like for example, when AKASHI Takahiro run
> > the patches on top on NFS rootfs, it has shown the issue we haven't
> > seen in our case.  You can imagine how many of such cases are still
> > hiding given the number of configurations and drivers that get active
> > in runtime.
> That is why you need to post the patches so that the subsystem
> maintainers can review them!  They are the ones that know the code the
> best, why you all don't want to let them at least review the changes is
> beyond me...
I was just in process of posting them... Now done. 

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