Re: 2.0.33 lock - ram

Andrea Arcangeli (
Tue, 19 May 1998 10:00:52 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 19 May 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

>> The kernel is started by a do_page_fault() that then run a do_no_page()
>> and continue with ret_from_sys_call. Then the kernel lock after the
>> RESTORE_ALL before signal_return: in entry.S.
>And it hangs at that point or loops on something ?

I am pretty sure the kernel reach iret at the end of RESTORE_ALL, _then_
it lock or at least the system never return to kernel mode. Also the lock
is a complete lock, no ping no magic keys etc..etc...

Andrea[s] Arcangeli

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