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    SubjectRe: Feedback on preemptible kernel patch
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    On Mon, 2001-09-10 at 17:29, Arjan Filius wrote:
    > Yes I am using reiserfs (for "ages"). better said, reiser on LVM.
    >
    > Small discription of my system and used setup:
    > scsi-disk,scsi-cdrom,ide-disk,ide-scsi,ext2,reiser, iptables, ipv6,
    > acenic-Gbit-ethernet, ramdisk, highmem (1.5GB-ram), Athlon 1.1GHz, Asus
    > a7v MB (via).

    Hi Arjan,

    first, highmem is fixed and the original patch you have from me is good.
    second, Daniel Phillips gave me some feedback into how to figure out the
    VM error. I am working on it, although just the VM potential --
    ReiserFS may be another problem.

    third, you may be experiencing problems with a kernel optimized for
    Athlon. this may or may not be related to the current issues with an
    Athlon-optimized kernel. Basically, functions in arch/i386/lib/mmx.c
    seem to need some locking to prevent preemption. I have a basic patch
    and we are working on a final one.

    --
    Robert M. Love
    rml at ufl.edu
    rml at tech9.net

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