Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

From: Lee Revell
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 14:21:31 EST

On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 13:05 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> Damn! The answer was right there in front of my eyes! Here's the cleanest
> solution. I forgot about wait_on_bit_lock. I've converted all the locks
> to use this instead. We probably need to get priority inheritence working
> on this too someday, but for now it's better than wasting memory or
> getting into deadlocks.

I am still not clear on why this did not hit with earlier kernels +
PREEMPT_DESKTOP. Were the bitlocks introduced recently? Or was another
lock-break patch dropped?


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