Re: [OOPS] Linux-2.6.0-test9

From: Udo A. Steinberg
Date: Sun Nov 02 2003 - 22:57:41 EST

On Sun, 02 Nov 2003 19:01:51 -0800 Linus Torvalds (LT) wrote:

LT> The good news (?) is that you seem to have preempt enabled, and there is one
LT> known (but fairly hard-to-hit) race in UP+preempt locking due to bad
LT> barrier ordering in test9 (and all previous kernels too, for that matter).
LT> That should be fixed in the current BK snapshots, but you can also avoid
LT> the problem by just not enabling preempt.

Yes, the kernel is UP + preempt. I'll try the current BK snapshot and will
let you know should the problem occur again.


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