Re: [patch] lockless, scalable get_pid(), for_each_process() elimination, 2.5.35-BK

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 11:45:53 EST

On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 06:41:47PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> i agree that this is okay, as an added mechanism. Nevertheless this does
> not eliminate the 'box locks up for seconds' (or even minutes) situation.

The lockups I see range from hours to "it spun over the weekend, time
to pull the plug".

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