[Linux-ia64] Re: Preemption patch

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-02-04 12:03:37
>>>>> On Fri, 31 Jan 2003 11:42:51 +1100, Peter Chubb <peter@chubb.wattle.id.au> said:

  Peter> The main changes are in entry.S to check the RESCHEDULE flag
  Peter> for kernel threads if preempt_count() is zero, and call
  Peter> schedule() if so.  As my IA64 assembly language skills are
  Peter> shaky, I'd appreciate someone reviewing that bit of code (as
  Peter> it's also performance critical).

I looked over your changes to entry.S and they look fine to me.  The
code probably could be scheduled better, but I assume you're aware of
that and you are focusing on correctness for now.

	--david
Received on Mon Feb 03 17:06:53 2003

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