Re: 2.5.37 lockup with dbench 36 and make -j3 bzImage and PREEMPT=y.

From: Robert Love (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 13:32:29 EST

On Mon, 2002-09-23 at 12:09, Steven Cole wrote:

> Further testing with 2.5.37 over the weekend showed that the lockup also
> occurred without preempt here too.
> This seems to have been fixed in 2.5.38-mm2. I've run up to dbench 128
> while doing several kernel compiles with make -j3 with PREEMPT enabled,
> and have not observed any lockups at all.

Excellent. Thanks a lot for this update.

I appreciate your testing, Steven. Any future preempt-related lock ups
please let me know.

        Robert Love

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