[Cake] Heaps of cake

Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant kevin at darbyshire-bryant.me.uk
Sun May 29 11:51:43 EDT 2016

On 29/05/16 03:32, Jonathan Morton wrote:
>> On 21 May, 2016, at 01:07, Jonathan Morton <chromatix99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Please do hammer on these codepaths for all you’re worth.  It compiles and survives a smoke-test, that’s all I know so far.
> Having noted a series of kernel panics in cake_drop(), I eventually traced the fault to dequeue_head(), which AFAIK hadn’t been touched since the first version (as it was lifted from fq_codel).  If it’s called on en empty subqueue, it tried to read NULL->next.
> The question remains why cake_drop() would select an empty subqueue as the longest one - evidently there’s a missing heap update somewhere.  But at least now it won’t crash if that happens.
>   - Jonathan Morton

Pointed my build at the latest code, so far no unexpected out-to-lunch 
moments :-)

Thanks for continuing to work on making things stable again.


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