Re: [BUG] XFS crash using Realtime Preemption patch

From: Nathan Scott
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 22:36:50 EST

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 10:27:32PM -0500, Nathaniel W. Filardo wrote:
> If the BUG_ON didn't trigger, we shouldn't get a recognisable hex pattern
> - we'll get a 1 or a 0 every time, yes?

Of course, you're right - sorry, my brains switched off. I'll
take a look in the new year if you don't figure it out before
I get back. :) The only other thought I had was perhaps the
writer field assignment is getting reordered around the atual
lock, may need some judicious use of memory barriers in there;
that needs some details analysis though.


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