Re: [PATCH] Fix initialization of runqueues

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 11:28:27 EST

* Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> There's an odd thing about the nr_active field in arrays of
> runqueue_t: it is actually never initialized to 0!... This doesn't
> yet trigger a bug probably because the way runqueues are allocated
> make it so that it is already initialized to 0, but that's not a safe
> way. Here is a patch:

we do rely on zero initialization of bss (and percpu) data in a number
of places.

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