Re: 2.5.57 IO slowdown with CONFIG_PREEMPT enabled

From: Robert Macaulay (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 11:14:39 EST

On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:
> I'd appreciate it if you could take a closer look at the mysterious
> self-reverting .config, please.  See if you can work out what is causing it,
> tell me how you're rebooting (reboot -f?  -fn?  Big Red Button?) and whether
> the offending file is on the root filesystem, etc.

Seemed to vanish with 2.5.58. It was non-root filesystem, with a clean
'reboot' shutdown.

2.5.58 performed the same as 2.5.57 with regards to preemption on, off,
and patched.


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