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

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 13:31:54 EST

On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 07:49:39AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:

> Basically, the nondeterministic behavior of these things is NMI oopsing
> my machines and those of users (who often just cut the power instead of
> running the NMI oopser). get_pid() is actually not the primary offender,
> but is known to be problematic along with the rest of them.

Sorry - I cannot parse this. Who are "these things" and "them"?
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