Re: [Linux-ia64] Re: O(1) scheduler fix for 2.5-ia64

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-11-06 05:54:31
>>>>> On Tue, 5 Nov 2002 12:35:35 +0100, Erich Focht <efocht@ess.nec.de> said:

  Erich> This can happen when the runqueue lock is held during a
  Erich> context switch which requires wrapping around the context
  Erich> numbers:

Ah, right.  I really dislike the fact that the locking rules for
platform-independent locks will vary from one platform to the other.
Hopefully someone will look into fixing that at some point.

	--david
Received on Tue Nov 05 10:56:05 2002

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